Emily Dawn Long

EMILYDAWNLONG is a New York-based brand specializing in textile design and up-cycled material.

The multidisciplinary artist creates collections inspired by pieces in her personal archive of treasures she has collected for clients from vintage vendors and flea markets all over the world. Long works as a stylist and creative consultant on projects, while currently developing an APP start up.

Emily lives in Chinatown where we photographed her in limited edition No. 10 & No. 16 and sat down for a lightning Q&A session.

TIME AFTER TIME

Morning routine: I’ve never had one… the downfall to my creative web

Nighttime ritual:  rolling a j ;)

Drink of choice:  Water with Lime

Favorite workout: a good ole classic stretch

Current uniform: Mens Dockers, Vintage T-shirt, Sweater, Samba’s 

 


FOR THE TIME BEING

Book you’re reading: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Song or album on repeat:  Rone, Room WIth a View 

Most-used app:  I’d like to say the one I'm developing :)

Favorite podcast: 99% invisible 

Last movie you saw:  Eastern Promises - on a viggo binge

Artist who inspires you at the moment:   Guh - anyone who has every built an app

 

QUIET TIME

Self-care strategies:  Water with lime

Can’t-live-without-it beauty product:  Moisturizer

Place where you go to relax:  A swing set (in a non creepy way)

 

PASTIME

Off-duty activity or hobby: Gin rummy / backgammon

Guilty pleasure to (wonderfully) waste your time:  HGTV

 

 

OF ALL TIME

Smartest advice ever received:  If you continue to do the same thing, you will continue to get the same results.

Most inspiring trip:  Greece or Italy - i will live there one day.

Best gift you ever got: A fresh fig from a tree in Morocco, given by the owner of the land. 

Most memorable meal:  Burrito from taco villa corona in Atwater, California or all the pasta I ate in Italy last summer. 

 

TIMELESS

Three objects you think will stand the test of time:  Scissors,  denim, new york real estate

 

IN TIME

What’s your next project? : Currently working on an audio based app, more “cumming” soon ;)

What are you looking forward to in 2021?  Getting my APP into the world, and hopefully helping and connecting people through it

 

TIME WILL TELL

Ten years from now, you will:  Happy and making work for myself and others

 

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