Katie Grand at Louis Vuitton's Bond Street store, where she curated an exhibition of 12 years of Marc Jacobs' work for the house.

One Sentence or Less


Katie Grand, Editor-in-Chief, LOVE Magazine

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
I've been on the Eurostar.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Head home.

What is your idea of bliss?
Being alive.

What is your idea of misery?
Being dead.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
A whole selection of High Street clothing from the eighties that I can't bear to throw away.

What is your proudest moment?
Too numerous to answer quickly.

What is your greatest regret?
I never regret anything.

What would be the first sentence of your biography?
Born in Leeds in 1971.

What is your best personality trait?
Being pretty loyal.

What is your worst personality trait?
Being pretty disloyal. And bored.

What is your favorite physical feature?
My teeth.

What is your least favorite physical feature?
My knees.

What would you ask for if you were granted one wish?
A magic wand.

What is your greatest fear?
Death.

What has been your greatest loss?
Friends.

What historical figure would you most like to meet?
Superman.

What is your most treasured possession?
My rabbit, Clara.

What have you marched in the streets for/against?
I was on an anti-Nazi march in Digbeth, Birmingham, in the late 70s and we were bricked. I was about six.

What's your drag name? (name of first pet + name of first street)
Olga Frederick.

If you made a parody of a song, what would it be?
When I was a kid we wrote a pretty good parody of Wham's Freedom: 'I don't need no suntan, I don't need no beaches, all I need is a sun bed baby, and a bottle of hair bleach, I don't need no sun tan, cause all I want right now is him. Every day I hear a different story, people saying that my love life's boring, I saw Andy with a girl and he's making a fool of me, oo hoo.'

If you could live out one fantasy, what would it be?
Being Gerlina, good witch of the North. With a magic wand.





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Jun 06, 2010 00:00:00

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