An Interview with maneka
maneka, a Smashionista since 07-Oct-10, recently had an interview with us.
What is your name and where are you from?
maneka: My name is Hina Desai and I am from Dallas,Texas.
How did you begin designing? Why did you start?
maneka: I began designing about 10 years ago as a hobby and about 7 years ago I started to sell to friends and family and then things progressed to having my own website and Face book came along and I really love it now where it is going.
Where do you look to for inspiration in your designs?
maneka: My girls are my inspiration and I see nature color and things around me and it just comes to me when I look at beads touching them and feeling them in my hands just takes me to a special place!
Where do you get your materials?
maneka: India, online sources as well as anywhere I travel I see beading material
What label(s)/store(s) do you favor?
maneka: Vera Wang, Dior, Dillard's Macy's
3 fun facts about you:
maneka: I love to make people laugh to break the ice so everyone is relaxed and can have fun.
3 things in your closet you cannot live without:
maneka: Hand bags, Shoes and my pajamas
Favorite kind of candy:
maneka: Belgian Chocolate
What is your favorite dessert?
How/what do you do to promote your designs?
maneka: Facebook fanpage, word of mouth, my customers are my best advertizers.
What is your favorite city to shop in and why?
maneka: New York, Dallas, Mumbai.
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