Friday, 30 October 2009

Style Swap with Nadia (We Were Damsels)

This time we were lucky to interview, Nadia, one half of 'We Were Damsels'. If you haven't already, check out their blog. Both Nadia, and her blogging partner, Laritza, are very stylish and have some great outfit posts.

1)Where do you live and what do you do?
I live in NY, i'm a full time student but I like to spend some of my time as a youth counselor and organizer. I never know how to explain what i do exactly but i work to help out the community.

2) How did the two of you meet and become friends?
We met in High School. I'm not so easy to talk to but for some reason I took to laritza rather quickly. Our freshman year we were merely friendly, but by sophomore year we were like siamese twins. People would even get annoyed with how similar we were.

3) Why did you decide to start a blog?
We both had been thinking about doing a blog but we hadn't voiced it until one day I mentioned it and I found out that she had been thinking the same thing. (surprise surprise).

4)What are your favourite places to shop?
My favorite place to shop are thrift stores right now .. I have an obsession. I also like H&M, DSW, target. I don't discriminate any place is good as long as i can afford it ;)

5)How would you both define your personal style?
I'll answer for me and her since she wasnt able to participate this time...
I would describe my style as eclectic and a bit off. I like bright and quirky pieces.
Laritza's style is more polished. She pays attention to small details and accessories and is almost always wearing some thing in a brown or earth tone color.

6)What's your favourite thing about your blogging partner?
Favorite thing about her is that she is the sweetest girl on earth. She really knows how to take care of people.

7)Tell us something unique to you
...hmm tough question .. I would say my musical taste , my style and my film taste is what defines my personality and therefore is unique to me.
Also i'm a lefty.

8)What are your hobbies/how do you relax?
Well blogging is of course one of them but also reading is big for me. Collecting all sorts of magazine subscriptions, I just love to read anything. I love to go to indie music shows, is that a type of hobby?

9)Who are your biggest role models/inspirations?
Biggest role model right now is Miranda July, she is an artist, writer, director who has the talent to do anything. That makes her a huge inspiration. She is fearless when it comes to expressing herself.

All photos from We Were Damsels.

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Haute World said...

Great interview... thanks for sharing! I'm familiar with their blog and just love their unique and eclectic style. It's good to know they're such good friends as well :)

Rachel @ The Haute Notes said...

Great interview! I'll have to check out their blog!

Cafe Fashionista said...

Nadia and Laritza are two of my favorite bloggers. Their style is so unique and amazing; and they always feature the coolest music. Great interview! :)

Couture Carrie said...

Fab interview and pics!
Love her role model!


Taylor Sterling said...

Great interview! I love her style! She is great!

Meg said...

Great interview!

KP said...

great interview-and I love the pics xx

The Pocket Stylist said...

Love the Damsels

Sierra said...

I like her style, very unique. Very cool also that she helps with the youth - have a great weekend ladies!

Anna Jane said...

I've never checked out their blog but I like the concept of a shared blog... will have to check it out. Some cool outfits there too :) xxx

Toothfairy said...

hi doll,
Thanks for commenting on my blog, loved the interview! great idea...


Cheryl said...

I know about their blog and sometimes visit it.They have beautiful style.

Jennifer Fabulous said...

Nadia is so fabulous. I love her blog! Great post. It was nice to read her answers. :)

Luinae said...

Woot! Fellow lefties :)

Leah said...

Thanks for sharing the interview. It's fun to know our fellow bloggers.

Have a great weekend!

TMFA said...

I have visited We Were Damsels before and I enjoyed this interview!

Alberto Castro said...

Hi, I looove it, thanks for sharing! Come check the new posts, hope you enjoy it! ;)

Following you via rss feed, follow me too :)

Marilia Roquini said...

a very wondeful's simple and direct... i liked it..


Maria Confer said...

I always enjoy your style swaps. Nadia is wonderful!

Tori said...

oooh what a fashionable duo. by the way i love the smoky eyes in the post below, very 80's chic. i hope you have a good weekend!!

Damsels said...

thanks so much...!!! my heart jsut jumped when i saw this !! instant pick me up for sure .. you just made my night ;)

The Trendy Fashionista said...

Nice Interview!
-The Trendy Fashionista

Anonymous said...

She is bad-ass, love her style, and her blog is a fave!

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