Dorota Swies | © The Divinitus

NAME: Dorota Swies
BORN: Poland
OCCUPATION: Filmmaker, occasional style blogger
WEB: TheDivinitus.com

Who is Dorota Swies after all?

One of 7 billion...

When did you start the blog?


Style is...


Who do you take your fashion inspiration from? 

Random mix on Instagram.

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Who is your favorite designer and why?

Rick Owens for his timeless anti-fashion preferred by defiant rebels and non-conformists. 

Are you an easy person to live with?

I believe I'm not, because I'm a recluse with no tolerance to untidiness and clutter.

What makes you angry?


What makes you happy?


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What is your favorite time of year? Why?

Autumn. Childhood memories of trips to local park to collect bouquets of golden leaves, or to bury a friend in piles of them. Heavy rays of sun, humming trees, red plaid wool jackets, wide-leg corduroys, berets... September is the month I was born too.

Describe your personal style in three words.

Black, coordinated, exclusive.

What is your favorite color?


What book are you reading by now?

"Why Not Me" by Mindy Kaling.

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Can you name an artist you admire?

Every modernist influenced by Bauhaus style.

What do you think about art?

Great communication tool.

Your recent songs you're listening at the moment?

Marco Di Marco “Fontana Blue” or Kruder & Dorfmeister "Going Under.”

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?


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Which words or phrases do you most overused?

I adopted the common, American mistake of interjecting the word "like" in spoken sentences. I'm trying to watch for it but it still somehow slips out…

Is there anything you don't like to wear an the moment?

Purses, color, denim. 

What can we expect from Dorota Swies in the future?

First Rick Owens getup at the Academy Awards.

The final question: Where would you most like to be right now?

At my Mom's eating hot and crispy apple pancakes.


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Thank you very much, Dorota Swies! 

 Leandro Castro