1/24/11 10:20 am - 592311 - Martina at the Fendi show with Vogue
We meet her in the backstage for Fendi O', a not-to-be-missed appointment in fashion capitals, these days in Milan for men's collections. With her partner Dan Kurz she created, in 2005, Dragonette: an electropop group that has conquered dancefloors from Toronto to all over the world. Today Martina Sorbara, Canadian, born in 1978, lives in London, "in the Notting Hill area", and she creates collaborations with djs like Martin Solveig (who is also in Milan among Fendi's guests), and doesn't miss the chance to surprise her audience with energetic tracks and videos on the verge of fashion.
Here are some fashion statements collected by vogue.it just before the party:
"I like to wear high heels but have hairy armpits. I think that's very sexy."
"My haircut is not decided. I generally cut my own hair and right now I haven't cut it in a long time, so it's like a mop."
"I pay attention to fashion because I enjoy bringing the visual aspect to the music that I write."
"I like to play a lot with androginy. I don't like sexyness, I like a bit of masculinity. In that sense, I am inspired by David Bowie."
"My favorite video is Fixing to Thrill, it plays a lot with androginy. I'm like a doll that comes to life and becomes an androgynous superhero for these children."
"I have a pair of leather pants that I wear at every show and I can't wash them so they smell really bad."
Video at source.