“It is an extraordinary satellite of fashion and desire — it’s opulent, shameless, magical and modern, and these are, for me, the secret words to create beauty with.” — Fausto Puglisi, on Bergdorf Goodman carrying his collection this spring.
“The executive leadership has changed by more than 50 percent. It’s done with the intent of having good, fresh eyes around the business of retailing. It’s very energizing for me and the company in general.” — Karen Katz.
“You must never have all your eggs in one basket. We inherited a historical situation where we do indeed have a lot of eggs in the Chinese basket.” — Philippe Peverelli, managing director of Tudor.
“I think people got scared to invest in the stock market. I’m talking about $3 million to $5 million just for a purchase.” — De Grisogono founder and creative director Fawaz Gruos.
“It’s not a copy of my clothes in a less expensive [version], but the experience of a fitted dress for the Banana Republic customer. You should be able to try on a dress that fits you like a glove.” — Roland Mouret on his collection for Banana Republic.
“I’m completely obsessed with jewelry.” “But I have my preferences. I do love diamonds. Who doesn’t?” — Constance Jablonski on the unveiling of Blue Book, Tiffany & Co.’s latest collection.
“The addition of the men’s wear award this year signifies the strength and following of the International Woolmark Prize and its impact over the past two years across the globe.” — Stuart McCullough, managing director of The Woolmark Co.