Ahlan! Chats to Michael Cinco
Dubai based designer Michael Cinco has dressed everyone from Britney to Naomi Campbell. We caught up with him after his show at Fashion Forward.
Is there anyone you would love to dress that you haven’t yet?
I would love to dress Cate Blanchett and Angelina Jolie.
Have you ever had any strange requests from celebrities for dresses?
Oh dear! Of course, out of this world. But as a designer, you have to reinvent!
What’s the one item every lady should have in her wardrobe?
A little black dress.
What’s your top tip for day-to-night dressing?
Wear your confidence and all else will follow.
What’s your favourite trend for this Spring/Summer?
If you weren’t a fashion designer what would you be?
I would definitely be directing glamorous movies about fashion, art and beauty.
What would you recommend wearing for a:
First date – A killer red cocktail dress.
Job interview – Crop jacket with matching cigarette pants.
Summer wedding – A lace bustier in a peach tone.
Who is your inspiration?
My family. I owe them everything.