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NAME Ilirjana Alushaj WHAT DO YOU DO? Musician, owner of the Pop Manifesto (record label and online magazine) WHAT SHIRT DID YOU CHOOSE AND WHY? Sade. I love her because she represents the best of women in music. Her voice, look, and style are all amazing. WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY READING/ WATCHING/ LISTENING TO? Reading the internet. Watching Instagram. Listening to Jeremih, Justin Bieber, Brenmar, Blood Diamonds and Molly Nillson. WHAT WAS THE LAST GREAT MEAL YOU ATE? I am the worst person to ask about food. The falafel up the street from my place in Fort Greene was pretty good. WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT YOU TREASURE? My desire to not worry about other peoples opinions and do my own thing. WHAT IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE YOU HAVE EVER BEEN TO? Montenegro WHAT DO YOU LIKE/DISLIKE? I like lollies, UK Garage, oversized sweaters, Nike trainers, purple and Hello Kitty. I dislike humidity. WHOSE SENSE OF STYLE DO YOU ADMIRE? Linder Sterling, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Patti Smith, Kyaru Pamyu Pamyu & Francoise Hardy. WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE ON THE NEXT DEERDANA SHIRT? Cosey Fanni Tutti most definitely.