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Dana Frid is a fashion designer living in East Cairo.

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DANA FRID

TA: What’s your current hustle?

DF: EGYPT/CAIRO

TA: Has what you’re doing now been a life-long interest? 

DF: Of course, its not to be working in Fashion that interest me, but doing something creative is what I live for.

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TA: What’s the most memorable career advice you’ve received? 

DF: To be tough and very stubborn in getting things done.

TA: What been your biggest obstacle? 

DF: Being far away from where I belong or from where I fit the best.

TA: If you could tell your younger self one thing about life, what would it be?

DF: I wouldn't tell my younger self anything. I would tell my future self, ''That we are relying on you so bad!!!'' 

TA: Where do you find inspiration, when needing it? 

DF: Everything inspires me, it's always random things that inspires me the most. Right now the new flower bouquet that my mum bought, so pretty.

TA: What has been the best moment in your career so far? 

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DF: Making a lot of money in a short period of time!

TA: What do you do that you find different about your creative process; that others in your field might not do? 

DF: I do not focus on the overalls, I really like to do pieces that stands on its own.

TA: What are you still looking to achieve?

DF: Living somewhere else, somewhere that inspires me. Somewhere that makes everything in me alive. I think it exists.

TA: What would you say to someone who may think that their talent is not an ideal career path? 

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DF: If whoever has any sort of doubts about his or her talent then he or she will never became anything in the future.

TA: What do you see the future holding?

DF: Lets be optimistic and say happiness.

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