A Question of Luxury: Jasper Conran


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Jasper Conran 

1. What are your favourite shops and why?
The jewellers SJ Phillips, Bond Street – because they are so pleasant.
2. Your favourite restaurant and why?
The Four Seasons in New York – because they make the best Martini in the world.
3. And your favourite hotel?
Claridges in London – because they have the best room service.
4. Where have you received the best customer service?
Claridges in London and The Mercer in New York.
5. What do you dislike?
Silver service of the dome-raising kind.
6. Who or what has been your biggest influence?
7. Is beauty or function more important?
Perfect function is beautiful.
8. What do you do to relax?
9. Where would your ideal holiday be?
In my house in France.
10. What is your favourite item of clothing?
Black cashmere polo necks.
11. What is your favourite fragrance?
Christian Dior’s Eau Sauvage.
12. What is your ideal watch?
A 1930s Cartier tank.
13. And your ideal car?
A 1960s Aston Martin.
14. Which luxury company currently has the best ads?
Yves Saint Laurent.
15. Do you collect anything, or would you like to?
Elizabethan portraits.
16. What is your most trea-sured possession?
My dog.
17. What was your most recent luxury purchase?
Shirts at Charvet in Paris.
18. What are you currently dreaming of buying?
I am trying to stop myself.
19. Who do you tip to watch over the next 10 years?
Tom Conran.
20. What do you predict will be the biggest trend this century?
Space travel/time travel.

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