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Fathom Questionnaire: Deborah Lloyd

by Deborah Lloyd

Hometown: Plymouth, England.

Occupation: President and creative director of kate spade new york.

Favorite destinations: Paris, London, Antigua, Morocco, Africa.

Dying to visit: Egypt, Easter Island, Shanghai, Galapagos.

Bizarre travel rituals: None, I'm a pretty easy traveler.

In-flight relaxation regime: Once I turn off my phone and Blackberry it's bliss. Champagne, please!

Always in carry-on: iPad, good book, cashmere socks, Montblanc pen, and sketch book. I don't like to be bored.

Concierge or DIY?  DIY.

See it all or take it easy? A little of both.

Drive or be driven? I like to be driven so I can see where I am.

Travel hero: I had an aunt that traveled all over the world when I was growing up. I thought she was so glamorous and worldly.

Best hotel amenity: Soft pillows.

I dream about my meal at: Catherine's Café in Antigua.

Everywhere I go, I check out the vintage stores, local markets, coffee shops, and bars with a view.

When I arrive in a new place, I learn the lay of the land by studying a map and taking a walk.

I always bring home Yorkshire tea, chocolate biscuits, Nurofen, Marmite (from England); shells, feathers, vintage finds, and a lot of photos (from exotic locales).

If I never return to Charles de Gaulle Airport it'll be too soon because I've never known it to take so long to retrieve my luggage.

I travel for the love of it!

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Deborah Lloyd

Deborah Lloyd is the president and creative director of kate spade new york. She travels to get inspired for her next collection, and for the sheer adventure of it all.

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