There are many people who attend fashion weeks in Milan and Paris and nobody knows who they are but love there Style. Mo Anwar is one of them candidates in the Amsterdam Anotherfashionbook.com was able to get an exclusive interview with him check it out below.
What made you wanna be in the fashion industry and how did you start?
I think it started at a young age. I always loved clothes but at that time I didnt knew that I could make a living out of it. On some point i didnt believe in fashion at all. I thought being a doctor or a lawyer are the jobs to make good money and fashion was just a key for looking good.
I first started as an assistant of the creative director of Avantgarde (Dutch Fashion magazine). I did that for a whole year. After that I wanted to combine my creative skills with my communication skills so I ended up as a publicist at Fuse Communication. There we represent fashion labels such as: Prada eyewear, Dolce & Gabbana eyewear, Ray-Ban, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, FALKE and much more. Next to my job at Fuse i’m also a freelance fashion editor for The Big Black Book.
2. How is it working at The Big Black Book?
It’s a lovely job and gives me a lot of opportunities, like going to the shows in Paris and Milan and also interviewing and meeting a lot of talented people.
3. What does fashion give back to you?
Satisfaction. If you really, really love fashion you will understand my answer.
- Do you have any favorite designers?
I don’t have one specifically. Of course i love Queen Miuccia Prada, she always gets it! I also like Alber Elbaz for Lanvin, Haider Ackerman, Ricardo Tisci for Givenchy and I love what Nicolas Ghesquière is doing for Balenciaga. I love to mix their collection- items’s with vintage pieces. In my opinion that’s really the essence of style.
Courrage is key! For example be willing to invest in yourself. Take internships. Let people notice you. People think that succes just falls out of the sky. That is a dream, its not reality.
Kelly Cutrone once said to me be friends with your dream bosses assistant.You’d be suprised how many assistants are looking for a good intern to help them out.
Most important of all; dont be a quitter! If you fall down once, be to prepared to fall again and again and again. Just keep in mind if you want something you can have it! You just have to work for it.
6. Do you have any goals?
I would love to eat more healthier and I would also like to travel more often to see the world. Other then that i couldn’t wish for more. I have my health, my friends, my familly and great jobs. So i guess my goal would be to keep everything how it is and dont mess it up!