The Hero’s Journey of Simplico Michael Luis

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  

The best thing I love about my work is the freedom…in every sense.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?  

My idea of perfect happiness is the balance of all the things I love to do and need to do.

What is my greatest fear?  

My greatest fear is regret.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  The trait I most dislike (deplore is a strong word) is I can’t get too comfortable. I am alway son the move, knowing that sometimes doing “nothing” is good for me.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? 

I admire Marc Jacobs…He is who I am, on a more massive scale…and seems to balance it all.

What is my greatest extravagance?  

My greatest extravagance is travel and food.

On what occasion would I lie?  

I would lie on the occasion that it would save someone from detrimental grief…

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?  

The thing I dislike the most about my work is that I am a chameleon…I need a stronger signature aesthetically.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?  

I was the happiest in my work in Bavaria, Germany in 2005.

If I could, what would I change about myself?  

I would change my sense of eagerness, and learn to relax a bit.

What is my greatest achievement in work?  

My greatest achievement in work is my clothing line called Mthemovement. It is an extension of my own personal philosophy in life.

What do the words ‘The Financial Freedom to Create’ mean to me? It means the true meaning of living. However, it is a bit misleading, because financial freedom can be easily achieved. Many think this means attaining millions in their career, when it all it truly means is living within your means.

Where would I most like to live? 

I have thought about this long and hard my whole life during all my travels and I have concluded that I don’t like living anywhere in the world most…I love many countries for different reasons. I have accepted the fact that I must live in many countries for the rest of my existence.

What is my most treasured possession?

My most treasured possession is my life.

What is my most marked characteristic?

My most marked characteristic is my hair.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?  

Since I have many cities, this is a difficult one to answer specifically. Let’s just say, and coffee shop with wifi.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

In any city, Starbucks is my go to.

What books influenced my life and how?

Plato’s Republic influenced my life the most because it sparked many ideas about life and society and influenced my own philosophy and mission statment in my company today.

Who are my favorite writers?


You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

Wow…I have thought about HOW I would die…but NOT what music I would listen to on my last day! 🙂 Maybe….something classical. I love Bocelli.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? 

In fiction, I love all the Marvel’s X-Men characters.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

My parents are my heroes…

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? 

I loved “As Good As It Gets” with Jack Nicholson. It subtly illustrates the important things in life.

What role plays art in my life and work?

The role that art played in my life and work is EVERYTHING!

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?  

Greatest fan of my work seems to be… ME!  Aside from that, maybe family.

Whom would I like to work with in 2017?  

I would love to work with Marc Jacobs. But any artist who are true to their vision and have strong opinions on life…usually are fun to work with!

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2017?

Same as above.

What project, in 2017, am I looking forward to work on?  

I am looking forward to opening my school of fashion.

Where can you see me or my work in 2017?

You can see my work and all updates on

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? 

It is truth. AS much as I get tired, or burnt out, or disappointed, in anything in life. At some point I always get the urge to create yet again…

Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story?

I am referring a couple of Grammy award singers with some interesting life experiences…

How can you contact me?

Anyone can reach me on my site:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s