DW_What's your name? How old are you and where do you live?
M ● My name is mayo wo and i'm 28 years old. I live in Honk Kong.
__DW_Where would you love to live?
M ● I would really wanna try living in paris for say a year to experience the culture there! but in the long term, i'm pretty sure hong kong suits me most.
__DW_When did you started blogging?
M ● My current blog was officially launched in march this year.
__DW_How did you come up with the idea?
M ● I just think it's great to have a platform to share with others my styling idea and inspiration, as well as other beautiful things.
__DW_Is your style personal or is it inspired by what is already out there?
M ● I am always inspried by fellow lookbookers and bloggers. but i try to put some original elements to the looks to make them more personal.
__DW_Where do you get your ideas from?
M ● Everywhere but mainly from fellow look bookers atwww.lookbooknu.com and chictopians at www.chictopia.com. I am also very much influenced by Blair’s style, as well as Alexa Chung and the Olsen twins, but currently my biggest style crush is Florence Welch. But really inspiration can come from everywhere like food, nature, buildings. I like to look around for colour combo inspiration.
__DW_Discribe your style in a few words.
M ● Romantic with a vintage/boyish vibe.
__DW_What is your greatest inspiration?
M ● Fellow lookbookers and bloggers.
__DW_According to you, what is the most significant period for women's fashion?
M ● I think the turning point is when coco chanel liberated women with her great design of pants!
__DW_How important is it for you to look your best and why?
M ● Very important as it boosts my confidence and also cheers me up.
__DW_If we say "Louboutin", what do you tell us?
M ● Alluring, ultimate femininity.
__DW_What is fashion for you?
M ● Instant language, expression of who i am and a great way to showcase creativity.
__DW_What do you think about the influence of fashion bloggers in the fashion world?
M ● Prominent fashion bloggers have tremendous influence in the fashion world. many people check out fashion blogs daily for inspiration and most up to date fashion news. also, bloggers are not models so we dont have the perfect body, but we show that you don't have to be skinny like models to look good.
__DW_Do you believe that one day they'll replace the fashion magazine or do you think it's just ephemeral?
I don't they they will replace fashion magazines and in fact many bloggers become so hot and well known because of the features in magazines. i think they complement each other.
__DW_Lot of people create a fashion blog today, what do you think about that?
M ● It's certainly a good thing because it's a platform for people to share and exchange interesting idea. having a blog is also a great way to know fashion lovers from all over the world.
__DW_According to you, what makes a blog successful?
M ● What's really important is that you have a distinct personal style and that the readers feel connected to you.
__DW_Who would qualify to be an icon?
M ● Alexa Chung, the Olsen twins, Florence Welch.
__DW_Your ideal female or male would have what style? what would he/she be wearing?
M ● Like Chuck Bass.
__DW_What is your favourite brand ?
M ● Miu Miu
__DW_If you have to choose only one accessory, what would it be?
M ● Socks is my style staple.
__DW_Websites? blogs? other links?
M ● www.fashionsalade.com/mellowmayoneess www.fotop.net/mayowo
__DW_One last/final word?
M ● Experiment with different styles and mix and match them to find what suits u the best! have fun with fashion.