Vania Leles - VANLELES
Where have you received the best customer service?

At my dentist, the White Company, in Lisbon.

What is the title (and author) of the last book you read?

I’ve almost finished A Promised Land by Barack Obama.

What is the best piece of advice you’ve received?

‘Never give up, especially when in the hardest of times.’

What has been your proudest moment?

Right now, as we are navigating the most challenging times and I am able to secure the ‘boat’ and still have an enormous amount of hope and drive to carry on.

What do you do to relax?

Pilates, read a good book and play with my boys.

Where is your favourite holiday destination?

The Maldives.

What is your favourite music to listen to?

Jazz, classical music. Nothing too noisy.

Do you collect anything or would you like to?

I collect exotic butterflies.

What changes do you anticipate seeing in the fine jewellery industry over the next five years?

The change is already happening, with Covid-19 accelerating the pace; fine jewellery at higher prices, sold online.

If you could describe your products in a few words, what would they be?

Contemporary, colourful, feminine and versatile.