Montreal, Canada born and raised.
Vegan for 9 years because it's an environmentally sustainable, healthy, and humane diet.
Worked as employee, model scout/hirer for American Apparel.
Has a Cocker Spaniel named Homer (as in the Simpsons OR the greek philosopher depending on the day)
Travels a lot! her favorite thing to do is explore new cities.
Loves taking photos (especially of people), loves music, film (mostly foreign and docs), fashion (it's all about men's wear) and ART!
http://jetaimeok.blogspot.com/ (personal photo blog)
What is unique that's not in your bio?
I can dance!
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Finding a handful of key websites/blogs by taste-makers and following them, observing patterns in among the activity on the different sites. This involves: 1) Spending the time to look 2) Having the taste to distinguish between quality and passe sites/blogs AND trends/info 3) Consistently being involved online, checking these chosen websites and looking for new ones on a daily basis.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
The connectedness and fast-paced interaction among trendhunters and editors, and the diversity of trends hunted and published.
What is your favorite trend?
Sustainability! because it's smart and common-sense. Whether its in the areas of architecture, furniture and house ware design, food, cosmetics etc. Anything and everything produced should be eco-friendly, so that we can consume in a social and environmentally responsible manner.
How do you reset to be creative?
Getting in tune with my intuition when it comes to likes and dislikes, rather than intellectualizing what's cool or not.
What inspires or excites you?
Relevant, smart, stylish design/art/fashion/film with a message!