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Exclusive Q&A with founder of Sunuva, Emily Cohen

Junior chats with one of the founders of children's swimwear label, Sunuva, about her style roots

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What is your name and where did you grow up?
My name is Emily Cohen and I grew up in Petersham in Surrey

What is your job?
I’m the founder of Sunuva – The UV Swimwear and Beachwear brand for children

Do you have a nickname?

What did you want to be when you grew up?
When I was little I wanted to have a flower shop

What were your favourite pastimes as a child?
I loved horse riding and spending time on the beach with my family

At what age and how did you start to notice fashion?
Really young, about eight years old. I used to do fashion drawings and read Vogue

What was your favourite thing to wear as a child and why?
I had a striped towelling sweatshirt that I thought looked really cool

Which celebrity child and mother would you most like to design for and why?
Gwyneth Paltrow – I love her style, it’s so low key and effortless. She always looks amazing and she is gorgeous

What is your hot fashion tip for summer 2012?
Neon and Flurouescent colours. Neon nails, neon clothes, neon bag – neon everything!

Can you tell us a joke…
No, I don’t know any jokes – sorry!

Thank you, Emily

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