Elsa Majimbo Takes Us to Dinner With Isabel Marant
Elsa Majimbo may be known for her blurry front-facing iPhone videos, but that didn’t stop the Kenyan-born comedian from stepping out in a high-definition look to celebrate Isabel Marant’s stunning new Madison Avenue flagship store. Below, the chip-crunching diva gives us the 411 on her white hot leather accessories, and tells us exactly what stepping into a Marant boutique smells like.
INTERVIEW: What’s in your pockets?
ELSA MAJIMBO: Money, always money.
INTERVIEW: What were you doing right before this?
MAJIMBO: I was trying to get tacos so I have energy for socializing.
INTERVIEW: What did you wear to the Isabel Marant dinner last night?
MAJIMBO: A white leather bag, leather shoes, and iconic white sunglasses.
INTERVIEW: Did you meet any crushes at the opening?
MAJIMBO: Not really. But everyone looked really cute. It’s Isabel Marant so I didn’t expect any less.
INTERVIEW: What is your drink of choice?
MAJIMBO: Water. It has zero calories, and on that reasoning vodka too.
INTERVIEW: When you think of Madison Avenue, what comes to mind?
MAJIMBO: I’m not too sure where that is but I’ll be sure to Google it later haha.
INTERVIEW: How would you describe the vibe of the new Isabel Marant store?
MAJIMBO: It feels like Paris in New York. And good old fashion luxury.
INTERVIEW: What does it smell like?
MAJIMBO: New clothes and perfume. Good perfume. The kind Rihanna wears.
INTERVIEW: What is your favorite New York City landmark?
MAJIMBO: Joes Pizza.
INTERVIEW: Finish this sentence: New York concrete jungle where…
MAJIMBO: DREAMS ARE MADE OF! THERES NOTHING YOU CANT DO…including escaping rats.
INTERVIEW: How are you preparing for fashion week?
MAJIMBO: Fashion week is all about being iconic. You can’t prepare for something you already undeniably are.
INTERVIEW: What’s your fashion week beauty secret?
MAJIMBO: Pain is ok if you look good enough.
INTERVIEW: Describe your NYFW schedule in one word.
INTERVIEW: What is the best time to arrive at the after party?
MAJIMBO: Earliest you can. You go early, you leave early.