5 Mins With… Erin Magee (MadeMe)

In the latest installation of our short interviews, we have caught up with MadeMe founder and design Erin Magee. With the brand continuing to evolve and Erin making a strong impression with the brand being based in New York, I fired a handful of questions at her.

SLAMXHYPE / What’s your favourite thing about where you live?

ERIN MAGEE / My apartment in the East Village. I’m somewhat of a home body.

SLAMXHYPE / Your favourite store in your city?

ERIN MAGEE / Supreme

SLAMXHYPE / What are three items you don’t leave home without?

ERIN MAGEE / Levis/Filson Denim Tote, my Blackberry and money for coffee.

SLAMXHYPE / What’s your favourite holiday location?

ERIN MAGEE / Puerto Rico. I like Puerto Ricans.

SLAMXHYPE / One place you really desire to visit?

ERIN MAGEE / San Paulo, Brazil

SLAMXHYPE / What are the worst trends around today?

ERIN MAGEE / Men in rain boots with their jeans tucked in. Unless you’re on The Deadliest Catch, no rain boots for you.

SLAMXHYPE / What’s the best thing to come out in 2011 to date?

ERIN MAGEE / Legalization of gay marriage in New York State

SLAMXHYPE / What’s the must have item for you for FW2011?

ERIN MAGEE / MadeMe / Schott NYC / Liberty of London Women’s Perfecto Jacket

SLAMXHYPE / What are you reading?

ERIN MAGEE / Text messages

SLAMXHYPE / What are you listening to?

ERIN MAGEE / Nina Sky, Beth Ditto Deconstruction EP, Young Money

SLAMXHYPE /What’s the best film you have seen in the last year?

ERIN MAGEE / Joan Rivers A Piece of Work & Bill Cunningham New York

SLAMXHYPE / Your favourite website?


SLAMXHYPE / What will you do after this interview?

ERIN MAGEE / Take a shower and wash the sand off my body. We had a long day at Rockaway Beach, NY.