“Affordable luxury — these are two words that don’t go together.” — Bernard Arnault, LVMH chairman, on continued commitment to upmarket strategy.
“When I am developing product, I never forget about the texture; it’s something that makeup artists really notice. It’s lightweight, but the pigment is still strong.” — François Nars
“We both love American fashion, old Hollywood glamour and giving a modern twist to classic pieces.” — Tommy Hilfiger on his collaboration with Zooey Deschanel.
“It was cool to have the opportunity to make clothes that are exactly what I want to wear.” — Zooey Deschanel.
“We both love American fashion, old Hollywood glamour and giving a modern twist to classic pieces.” — Tommy Hilfiger.
“It’s like a literary prom.” — author Zadie Smith at The Paris Review’s Spring Revel.
“You have to do something with your life and this is what I chose so I’m not going to bitch about it.” — Richard Ford on the writer’s life.
“I’d ride my horse through the neighborhood if I had one, though. If I had a massive horse, I’d ride it.” — New York Nicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire.
“Any time you see a woman in your design and looking fabulous, it’s always a moment.” — designer Mary Katrantzou at a party for her brand.
“There’s really no way around it in the first quarter — inventories are going to be high and margins lower. Even with a good April, there just isn’t enough time to make up what’s been lost,” — Craig Johnson.
“It’s a combination of social, societal and cultural factors contributing to it, where it’s becoming acceptable for men to care about grooming and looking their best,” — Diane Wade of Baxter California.
“Now there is definitely a trend where certain young people reject [the focus on labels], and we are lucky enough to be one of the brands they are now more attracted to, because we are more anonymous.” — Paul Smith.
“Naturally, I want to offer even better clothes, with things like function, added value, material and silhouette, but I don’t plan to hike prices.” — Tadashi Yanai, Fast Retailing.
“All the people who were dressed completely differently, and so assuming to be characters and being different and beautiful — it was all that that made me love London.” — Jean Paul Gaultier