“Mary Poppins.” — Arlequin

“An Austro-Turkish aristocrat vacationing in St. Moritz.” — Atil Kutoglu

“This collection is about movement through time and place, the passage of time. It’s inspired by a woman in the course of her day.” — Behnaz Sarafpour

“Very decorative elements...and, of course, Morrissey.” — Benjamin Cho

“I have been reading the book, ‘The Man Who Killed Rasputin.’ The fall show will have a little bit of a Russian feeling.” — Bill Blass’ Michael Vollbracht

“There are dark and mysterious qualities to the fabrics and sensual shapes.” — Charles Alexander

“The glamour of après-ski.” — Custo Barcelona’s Custo Dalmau

“I want a new balance of silhouette, new erogenous zones — mid-thigh, décolletage.” —Daryl Kerrigan

“Vienna at the turn of the century. Regal, guilded imperial splendor and exotic spirit of the gypsies; the modern appeal of Klimt and Schiele, and the influence of the Ottomans and Istanbul.” — Derek Lam

“The hero/heroine of epic science fiction and fantasy illustration books from the Seventiesand Eighties.” — Dimmer/D'versi

“Chic, rich, swank and VIP only.” — Douglas Hannant

“Fall is about discovering the mystery of a woman. She shines with beauty and elegance, but she is mysterious and likes to leave more up to the imagination.” — Esteban Cortazar

“I took inspiration from the serenity of the beach, incorporating the tones of sand and color of the ocean.” — Fusha’s Marie Claudinette Jean

“Gypsies.” — Gary Graham

“Women and men hanging out in the piazzas of Sicily wearing beautiful sweaters over skirts and dresses in luxurious fabrics.” — Generra’s Tony Melillo

“Architect Adolf Loos’s austere approach to aesthetic excellence.” — Gustavo Arango“Nature was my inspiration. I was drawn to the magic of the fall foliage of New England and the elegance of the White Birch trees in Aspen.” — Halston’s Bradley Bayou

“Asia is blooming — lot’s of spice colors, electric blues, greens and big peonies prints.” — Han Feng

“I’m still inspired by the glamour and elegance of the Twenties and Thirties. The collection is the juxtaposition of fluid and structure.” — Jeffrey Chow

“Team Spirit.” — Jeremy Scott

“Casual luxury and refinement.” — Lela Rose

“The allure of ‘Red-Carpet’ glamour. Its sophisticated, sexy and slim silhouettes.” — Marc Bouwer

“There ain’t no horse that can’t be rode and there ain’t no man that can’t be throwed.” — Matthew Earnest

“A night out in New York.” — Michael Soheil

“Feeling in the mood to dress up and have fun with glamour.” — Milly

“Sophistication reigns supreme, as the 1930s are revisited. Visions of dark, smokey, silver screen sirens fill the room.” — Monique Lhuillier

“I still believe in a flirty fullness on an elongated silhouette.” — Oscar de la Renta

“We mix sexy silks, raggy tweeds, vintage metal beaded velvets and tatty embroidered jacquards.” — Palmer Jones

“A woman who no longer sits idly for lunch, but rather travels the world on a regular basis.” — Pamella Roland

“Reckless glamour. Off-center but glamorous heroines inspired by ‘Grey Gardens’ and ‘Suddenly Last Summer.’” — Peter Som

“Traditional propriety is subverted by a Baroque opulence. Contrasts are important, in volume, in color, in texture. Extreme luxury is pared down and the everyday is elevated.” — Proenza Schouler

“Preservation, polytheism, nativity, spirituality, hallucination, toiled land, heavy clouds.” — Rachel Comey“Rich colors originating in nature, jewels, Milky Way, enchanted dreams, easy pretty, love being a girl.” — Rebecca Taylor

“The look is ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ meets Gwen Stefani.” — Reem Acra

“The traditionally elegant, almost nostalgic feel of the 1940s contrasted with the blasé attitude of the modern-day rebel.” — Sass & Bide

“‘The Taylor’ by Giovanni Battista Moroni.” — Sebastion Pons

“Jersey goes Techno 20s in flapperesque tops and dresses in a pretty array of lingerie colors.” — T21’s Elie Tahari

“Less is not more — more is more.” — Tuleh’s Bryan Bradley

“The ‘Tale of the Seasons,’ a very old Japanese book, whose intriguing illustrations depict tranquil and mysterious scenes from ancient folklore, particularly an image of four Japanese prints layered and held together with a single piece of fabric.” — Twinkle’s Wenlan

“VPL is an expression of the body’s geography, a necessity to dissect and measure its components in order to create the perfect lineage.” — VPL

“Cultural and human chemistry, resulting in a collection that has eclectic references and influences from my collaborators — artists and gallery owners, architects and hoteliers, curators, writers and historians each of whom have created one piece with me for the collection.” — Yeohlee Teng

“Contrast and contradiction, like red berries in white snow.” — Yigal Azrouel

“Rene Gruau’s illustrations. We fell in love with a woman’s aura underneath a veil.” — Y&Kei

“Catherine Deneuve, Jean Moreau, Marie-Helene de Rothschild, Josephine Baker, Victoire de Castellane and Audrey Tautou, along with the grandiose decorative art of Louis XV at Versailles.” — Zang Toi

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