SOFIE FATOURETCHI ROYER is wearing the Romy no.005. She is a musician and artist living in Vienna.

What is your favorite candy?
I really like peppermint fondant.

What is your perfect meal?
Beef consommé followed by beef tartare at Café Schwarzenberg. Eier im Glas at Café Prückel. Or Knödel mit Ei at Kleines Café.

What should we be reading?
Miss Wyoming by Douglas Coupland, or Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Mosfegh.

What do you collect?
It really used to be records, but I’ve come to realize inadvertently it’s now books.

What is the first thing you do in the morning?
Purple Listerine, get back into bed, revolting little morning iPhone scroll, get up and brush my teeth, hot water, coffee.

What is the last thing you do at night?
Floss my teeth, usually watching a movie.

What takes you to cloud 9?
When I manage to sleep longer than 6 hours!

Do you have a soundtrack to your life?
Lately it’s been a lot of Bruce Springsteen, Steely Dan, Alvino Rey, Francis Lai.

What is dear to your heart?
My parents!

What is a rule that should always be broken?
All of them!

The best arthouse film(s)?
This is difficult, so many, but some all time favourites — Salon Kitty by Tinto Brass (or honestly, anything Tinto Brass). Sweet Movie by Dusan Makavejev, Demonlover by Assayas, inanely obvious choice but Jodorowsky’s El Topo and Holy Mountain, also recently watched Kentucky Fried Movie by John Landis and it was really good.

What do you still wish to learn?
So much! Every day I wake up realizing how little I know.

What is still a mystery?
Honestly, almost everything.

What is your favorite mistake?
I’m always making them but probably all matters of the heart!

What is your favorite slogan?
Cult classic not bestseller!