‘Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.‘ – Coco Chanel.
Working on the cutting edge of contemporary fashion, not to mention undaunted by the difficult questions that sit at the very heart of her practice, fashion designer Farida Temraza is definitely going to prove to be a name to remember worldwide. designs by Farida Temraza are cut to flatter and her collections are widespread among fashionistas & celebrities! And here’s what she had to tell us about her passion and dreams.
How did you discover your passion for fashion?
Fashion designing is my thirst. I’ve been drawing illustrations since I was 7 years old. Actually, my passion for couture is the reason behind Temraza’s growth and success. I have developed Temraza for Couture and Bridal Dresses since Winter 2012. But I consider myself more of an entrepreneur, rather than the owner of Temraza Fashion House.
How would you describe your fashion label in 3 words?
Unique, glamorous and edgy.
New, feel-good trends for 2017?
I don’t believe in trends. Fashion is what makes you comfortable and reflects your own personality. It’s the presentation of one’s self. So show your identity!
Fashion item that makes the look stand out?
Certain names you prefer working with?
Karl Lagerfeld & Gianni Versace.
Which is more important: being stylish or feeling comfortable?
Both. Be comfortably stylish with a bit of confidence.
Piece of advice for the fashionistas out there to look their best?
Be creative and think out of the box. Wear what illustrates your own personality and character.
Fashion trends that never go out of date?
Royal Wedding Dresses.
The feel-good factor about your designs?
Your definition of a happy wardrobe?
Wardrobe full of Heels.
The most beautiful thing that ever inspired you?
Architectural buildings in Paris.
Top feel-good moment in your career?
Being the first Egyptian to win the First Place Award among 15 International designers in Paris Fashion Week.
How does it feel like to have all of my dreams come true?
I won’t be able to answer this, as I am still trying to make my dreams a reality.
Can you put a price tag on happiness?
Happiness is priceless!
What puts you in a good mood?
What puts a huge smile on your face?
What life experiences do you want to have next?
I wanna get Temraza to Fashion Weeks all over the world.
Out & About
– My Joie- De- Vivre moto… Fashion is the presentation of oneself. It’s who you are.
– Things I barely go out without… Pencil, paper and sketch pad.
– My all-time role model… My father.
– If the devil didn’t wear Prada, she would wear… Temraza.
– If I weren’t a fashion designer, I would be a… Yoga Instructor.
– Life will be happier if… Passion and persistence were always there.
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