1000 Londoners

Vanessa in is and is a clothes designer..

Vanessa has designed a clothing line called Nina Baker, named after her mother, which she sells in markets across London and in-store in Haringey. Vanessa talks about her love for one-off pieces and her dreams for the future.

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Questions & Answers

  • What's your first memory of London? Long summer days playing outside on MT Rally Burner bike in Hackney
  • What do you miss when you're away from London? Convenience of a local shop
  • What's your favourite neighbourhood? Hackney
  • What's your favourite building? Tower 42 Vertigo Bar
  • What's your ideal day out in London? Having a picnic in the park with family and friends
  • What's your ideal night out in London? Listening to live music or comedy night
  • What's your most hated building? Don't have one yet...
  • What's the best view in London? From Tower 42 in Liverpool St
  • What's your favourite open space? Along the canals
  • What's the most interesting shop? Freak Chic, 60 Green Lanes
  • What's your favourite place to hang out? Anywhere with friends
  • What's been your most memorable night out in London? Clubbing in Brixton many moons ago
  • How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? Sitting in a park with a good book
  • Where would you take someone visiting from out of town? Tower 42
  • What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? On the Central Line during rush hour
  • What's your personal London landmark? Chatsworth Road Market
  • Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? Scrooge
  • What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? Hackney Child (book)
  • If you could travel to any time period in London, past or future, where would you go? The 60's
  • For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? Me!!