A Fashionable Q&A with…
TV Personality Aviva Drescher

In NewsWhistle’s weekly question-and-answer series, Clara Morgan speaks with some of the world’s top influencers and finds out more about their lives and careers.

This week, Clara speaks with television personality Aviva Drescher, who most famously appeared on two seasons of “The Real Housewives of New York City” and “Celebrity Marriage Bootcamp.” In addition to her TV appearances, she is a published author releasing her memoir Leggy Blonde last year.

Along with her TV appearances, she is also very involved with philanthropy as the national spokesperson for One Step Ahead and CAF organizations helping amputees, causes near and dear to her heart after she lost her leg at age six in an accident on a friend’s farm. She also serves as an advisory board member of Cancer Schmancer/Trash Cancer, is the national spokesperson for So Gay So What and is known for her work with the Live4Life Foundation.

When Aviva is not working on her many charitable endeavors, she is spending time with her four children and her husband, Reid. For the latest on Aviva, follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts.


Aviva Drescher


1. If you could meet anyone in the world, who do you want to meet? And why?

President Obama because just maybe he would share what he goes through on a daily basis.


2. Who influences your personal style?

Beautiful, chic, sexy modern blondes! Gwyneth Paltrow, Claudia Schiffer, Kate Moss, Sienna Miller and Catherine Deneuve in “Belle de Jour.” My favorite era is the 1970s.


3. Proudest career moment?

Every time I help an amputee go forth, I am proud.


4. What does fashion mean to you?

It’s an expression of how you feel about yourself, your past and present, and how you want to be perceived. For me it is an expression of how I want to be perceived at a certain function in combination with how I am feeling that day.


5. If you were not a TV star and author, what would you want to be?

A medical doctor with an emphasis in the field of wellness. I LOVE helping others and thinking outside of the box.


6. Where do you see yourself in five years?

Healthier, happier, smarter, better, stronger and younger looking. 😉 I also hope to have another great book done. I want to always be surrounded by my loving family.


7. Best international dining experience you’ve ever had?

El Farallon at the Hotel Pedregal in Cabos San Lucas.


8. Favorite vacation spot and hotel?

Hotel Pedregal in Cabos.


9. Which three items must you always have in your purse?

Cell phone, my Angelo David Pocket Brush and an inhaler.


10. What song can you listen to on repeat?

It changes every week. This week is Justin Bieber’s new song, “What Do You Mean?” Last week it was, “Lean On” by Major Lazer and DJ Snake featuring MØ.


Images Courtesy of Aviva Drescher; Lead-in image shows Aviva having lunch with friends at Il Valentino Osteria in Manhattan. Aviva is in the bottom row, second from the right.