January 2011

1: How do we know you?

I met Patrick at clubs like Area 1985 or Palladium where he snapped at me. The public knows me from my work as a stylist and jewelry designer, like a virgin we were (laugh).

2: What is your latest project?

Promoting my latest book Little Red Riding Hood.

3: Where are you living?

In New York City: NoHo.

4: What don’t we know about you?

That I am a  proud mother. And my son and Patrick’s son have been friends since they were 7…

5: What is your favorite travel destination?

Paris, city of lights, as in lumiére.

6: What inspires you?

Life, artists, poetry.

7: If not yourself, who would you be?

Mata Hari.

8: What book is your bible?

Where Are You Going by Swami Muktananda, a holy man.

9: What is your favorite word?

Love, amour.

10: Who is your biggest hero?

Gandhi. I stop at Union Square all the time to get his radiance from his statue… Peace is what the world deserves…

11: How would you define success?

Success is when you have finish a project like a book or a film or a new line , and friends and the public are there to support you!

12: What would the last question of this questionnaire be if you were the one asking?

Do you  believe women are  still undervalued?

I think we still need to make more progress toward equality of the sexes!

Maripol is an artist, photographer, stylist and fashion and jewelry designer. She is probably best known for styling Madonna in the 80s, and through Madonna and the countless other artists whose style and art she directly or indirectly influenced her impact on pop culture, art and fashion remains prominent.  She recently released her new book Little Red Riding Hood.


Maripol’s Official Site

Questions by PMc Magazine

Photography by Ilir Bajraktari for & Maripol’s Dad / Photograph courtesy of Maripol

Design by Marie Havens


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Maripol, at the book signing for the Beautiful & the Damned: Punk Photographs by Ann Summa, at Bookmarc, NYC, October 08, 2010, Photography by Ilir Bajraktari for

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“Me in Little Red costume by mom, photo by dad,” as published in “Little Red Riding Hood,” by Maripol, Date/location not specified, Photography by Maripol’s Dad / Photograph courtesy of Maripol

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