“Once in a lifetime — it’s never to be repeated. You blink, you miss it.” — Michael Burke, chief executive officer of Louis Vuitton, on showing the house’s cruise collection on the square in front of the Prince’s Palace of Monaco.
“It may have taken us a bit longer to get into Asia, but we’ve been thoughtful about it.” — Alex Bolen, chief executive officer of Oscar de la Renta, as the brand’s runway show closed the Audi Fashion Festival.
“We feel that the brand does have the potential to one day achieve $1 billion in sales, but this growth will take time and the right economic conditions.” — Nayla Hayek.
“American art has been a hub of inspiration for me.” — Reed Krakoff at the annual gala at The Phillips Collection where he was honored.
“It’s a very friendly evening, but it’s still early.” — Sylvester Stallone attending the Vanity Fair Giorgio Armani party at Cannes.
“We were thinking about tornados and how when it’s windy in New York a piece of newspaper will just fly up in your face and how hilarious it would be to have that silhouette in blue gingham.” — Chris Benz.
“We have things that are Mexican in heart and spirit but are very New York.” — chef Manuel Treviño of new restaurant, Horchata.
“The occupancy rates at shopping centers are well over 90 percent, almost back to where they were before the recession.” — Michael Kerchival, president and chief operating officer of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
“A true hero of fashion. She held no prisoners, and had a voice that all looked to in our industry. [She] inspired and created some of the greatest talents in fashion.” — Stella McCartney on Louise Wilson, who died at the age of 52.