The original plan for the day was for Ferreira’s boyfriend, Zachary Cole Smith of the band DIIV, to drive us out to the beach for a little party. But Smith’s van was booted due to unpaid tickets, so it’s drinks and dinner instead. He appears at the bar mid-interview and presents her with a coconut and a package of wafer cookies. “I actually stole these,” he says when asked where they came from. “I went to the Whole Foods uptown wanting to get some birthday cake thing but they didn’t have anything even close. They only had wafers, so I got wafers. But the line was so long, I was like, I’m not waiting.”
"Hype only gets you so far and that’s what I learned the first time around. I was called a failure by adults when I was 16, so the way I see it, I can do pretty much whatever I want now because I’ve already failed."