Sitting in the plush lounge at the Mount Nelson Hotel , Panga Management indulgences in the sugar-fest high tea , while Veronica Electronica sips on a large- pink- drink complete with vodka and a crimson umbrella. Veronica’s responsibilities as a Goodwill Ambassador during the day, and party vixen at night have manifested in a schedule from hell. Luckily for PM, Veronica loves us, so she cancelled a few diplomatic dalliances to give us this interview.
Please note: if you have not seen Veronica perform or if you have missed the broadcast of her lecture serious on BBC, besides the fact that you evidently live under a rock, you will also not be aware that everything she says ends with an exclamation in tone!!!!!! PM has tried to keep the inflection in the below text as true as possible.
PM: If you could meet anyone in the world dead or alive who would it be, and what fashion advice would you give them?
VE: Elvis…..Darling….. I love Rhinestones BUT YOU WENT TOO FAR!!!Can I meet the mince girls too? (Lilly Slaptsilli and Keiron Legacy) CAUSE I LOVE THEM!!!!They can wear whateva the hell they want, they goddam amazing!
PM: What do you find most rewarding about your career?
VE: It’s been my life- long dream to take glitter to the masses! (What they do with it is their problem!) I’m working mine!
PM: If you were a biscuit, which would you be?
VE: Raspberry swirl .
PM: What are your favourite colour socks to wear?
VE: I quite fancy those stripy 70’s kinda jobbies; I’ll never get bored of disco. MY DISCO WILL ALWAYS NEED ME!!!
PM: With your demanding work commitments what do you do to relax?
VE: Dance, dance, dance!!!
PM: If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you take with you?
VE: Sequined bikini -in red, it’s my colour! Red stilettos, red lipstick! Only 3?? Jesus wait – I need vodka!
PM: Black or Brown?
VE: Black!!!! Black!!! Black is the new black!
PM: How do you stay in such great shape?
VE: If it tastes good I DONT EAT IT!!! It’s really quite simple.
PM: What do you find most challenging about your career.
VE: What to wear, and when to wear it! But one day I might give it all up and become a 50’s housewife; cocktails at lunch, cakes in the oven, you know – the simple life.
PM: If I gave you an Elephant where would you hide it?
VE: Hide it??? Id ride that bitch through town wearing nothing but sparkles!
PM: What is your current indulgence?
VE: Turkish delight ice cream
PM: What are your predictions for hem lines this summer?
VE: Hemlines should be close to places that are fun; the higher the better!
PM: As a role model for young women, what advice would you give them?
VE: DIVAS ARE FOREVER!!!!!