White Tie Met Gala
“White tie and decorations is the grandest form of social dress. For me, it’s like wearing a guillotine, or having a knife cutting into your throat.” — Nick Foulkes on the dress code for the Costume Institute gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Illustrations by Tina Berning
New York Cremieux SoHo
“This is the year when the whole Cremieux business is expanding. And the SoHo store is the first example to show people in the U.S. what can be developed.” — Martin Miller, who represents the Cremieux brand in the U.S., on opening its first U.S. store.
Lorenzo Delpani Revlon 2014 WWD beauty
“Some initiatives stay on shelf for less than a year. Clearly, this is not efficient.” — Lorenzo Delpani, Revlon’s president and chief executive officer, on its new “fewer, bigger, better” launch strategy.
Bergdorf Goodman NYC Fausto Puglisi WWD Fashion Scoop 2014 New York
“I love everything in New York. Every single thing. The people. Democracy. White, black, everybody. And the Statue of Liberty, as you can see.” — Fausto Puglisi at an event to launch his line at Bergdorf Goodman.
“At this stage in my career to be recognized with this reward is really moving to me. My work is my life and so much of my life has been my work.” — Narciso Rodriguez on receiving the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s Fashion Design award.