Over the last fifteen years Apostolos Mitropoulos has collaborated with multinational companies and designed special collections / items for various events. An accomplished D.J., Apostolos is also causing quite a stir with his parties, always close to the music industry by creating exclusive designs for Greek socialites. He normally dresses pop stars, celebrities, and glitterati.
Our interview, in perfect Proust style, follows!
Michela Arfiero: How did it begin?
Through my need to express myself and pay my bills at the same time
Apostolos Mitropoulos: You in five words...
Hardworker, Perfectionist, Sex Addict, Art Lover, Asshole
Your work in five words...
Sarcastic, Sexy, Classy, Colorful & Unique
Your brilliant quality...
Being strict with myself
Your main fault
Falling in love easily
Five places you love most in the world
New York, Paris, Athens, Thessaloniki, Mykonos
Pit Bull Terrier
Where would you live if you are not living where you are now
Five fundamental books
Robert Mapplethorpe, R. Mapplethorpe, Fergus Greer, Leigh Bowery Looks, Helmut Newton, Sumo, Jean Paul Goude, So far so Goude
Robert Murphy • Ivan Terestchenko, The private world of Yves Saint Laurent & Pierre Bergè
Five songs that you always listen
Madonna - Living for lov, Sylvester - Someone like you, Grace Jones - Devil in my life, Miley Cyrus - Drive, Dr Packer - Strawberries
Five artists / works that have marked yourself
Les Lalanne, Andy Warhol, Paul McCarthy, Pablo Picasso, Jean Michel Basquiat
Five fundamental fashion designer / fashion brands that you must have in your closet
Vivienne Westwood, Yohji Yamamoto, Kokon to Zai, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Nike
The garment and design object which you would not live without
Oversized Tshirts & my iPhone
What's on your desk right now
A cup of green tea, Kopajos sunglasses, my MacBook, various CDs of David Bowie and a red pen with a note book.
The image of your desktop
Me wearing a Stephen Jones hat with horns
What do you hear-listen when you answer these questions
Katerina & Haris chatting loudly
Night or day
Are you superstitious
Depends on my mood
Money & pleasure
Tell me a secret
9555 my PIN code
Tell me a lie
I am on diet
A dream come true and one that you would like to accomplish
Dream come true is that am working with Patricia Field the last three years and the one that i would like to accomplish is to be a billionaire