“This is not a film set — it’s the real thing. We’re used to the film set.” — Ralph Lauren as the guest of honor at a dinner hosted by Prince William at Windsor Castle.
“Since it wasn’t an historical film, I felt free in terms of the plot to create costumes and along with the set decor, the fashion spirit of the Sixties inspired me.” — Gigi Lepage, costume designer for the upcoming film, “Grace of Monaco.”
“I would bring clothing to change into after I worked out, and the owners, Julie [Rice] and Elizabeth [Cutler] loved the way I would finish working out and put on my clothes to go out for the day.” — Ramy Sharp on her collection for SoulCycle.
“I was very happy because everyone really understood what I was doing — my vision, my direction.” — Tod’s Alessandra Facchinetti at a dinner hosted in her honor.
“This is more than a recovery phase. We have stabilized our business, the strength of [which] gives us the opportunity to invest back.” — Pandora’s chief executive officer Allan Leighton.
“Regarding wetsuits, I always liked the Marilyn Minter quote, ‘Everything’s better when wet,’ injecting some style into sports utility.” — Cynthia Rowley on the limited-edition wetsuits she designed for J.Crew.
“Previously, male consumers in China were all about being practical. Now, the new generation is talking about being original — that is the chance for Japanese denim brands.” — marketer Clarence Hui advises denim brands on the Chinese market.
“In the past, we worked more in our own country, but the [sovereign debt] crisis of the past few years generated a drop that affected both the volume of production and the relative margins.” — Giovanni Petrin.