24 Hours With Molly Goddard
This is a snapshot into the life of Molly Goddard. Literally.
What’s so good about fashion?
I get to make things with my hands and no day is ever the same.
Who or what drives your creativity?
Keeping my job!
What's the most exciting thing about the fashion industry today?
People becoming more aware of the importance of sustainability.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
A fashion designer.
How would you describe your designs?
Colourful, big and fun.
Your favourite place in the world and why?
Probably my bed, I never want to leave it.
How do you waste time, when your schedule is clear?
Watching crappy TV and going for long walks, though I wouldn't call it wasting time as it's brain rest.
What's your greatest ambition?
To have a house with a pool.
Who do you most admire and why?
My team who work so hard every day.
What would you like to do that you currently can’t?
Who is someone (living or dead) that you would like to meet?
Who’s the coolest person you know and why?
My younger sister Alice has always been so much cooler than me.
The best advice you've ever been given?
Buy expensive bed linen.
A strong sense of femininity is woven through your collections. Who are your muses?
All my friends and family in their very individual ways.
Do you think clothing can be used as a tool of empowerment? If so, what outfit do you feel most empowered or confident in?
I think clothes can elevate your mood, if you feel comfortable you feel more confident. Wearing colour also really lifts my mood.
Can you describe the woman you design for in 3 words?
Independent, engaged and joyful.
What advice do you have for occasion or party dressing?
Do you have any plans for NYE?
I am going to a big house in Suffolk with a group of friends.
What is your favourite red carpet or a-list moment one of your pieces has had?
It has to be Rihanna in everything of ours she has worn.
First thing you do when you wake up?
Snooze my alarm.
Last thing you do before bed?
Set my alarm.
What are you reading right now?
Do you have any phobias?
Where can we find you on a Friday night?
At the pub.
Favourite thing to eat?
Chips with salad.
Least favourite thing to eat?
What would your last meal be?
Vodka martini, steak, chips, tomato salad.
Dream dinner party guest or guests?
Kathy Burke and Rihanna.
What can’t you live without?
Describe yourself in 3 words...
Loud, ginger and determined.
What’s the best thing about London?
The people and pubs.
What’s the worst thing about London?
Very few great nightclubs.
London’s hidden gem...
What makes life worth living?
Sunshine and swimming.
If you could be anywhere right now, where would you be?
In the Mediterranean sea.