“The Middle East is one of the fashion industry’s most vibrant markets. A third of the world’s couture clients come from the Middle East.” — Fern Mallis, at an event to spotlight regional design talents in Dubai.
“I would say tonight visually will be more spectacular. In Paris, I really wanted to focus on the clothes because it is so much about details.” — Dior Homme creative director Kris Van Assche on the Shanghai show.
“I’m very much from the school of ‘It’s a project.’ When I’m done, I walk away from it and my clients have to live there. So, I want it to reflect who they are and who they are as people.” — decorator Jay Jeffers reflecting on his design philosophy.
“I met [Robert DeNiro’s] wife, so my life is made. I’m pretty much good for the rest of my life,” — singer Estelle at a dinner celebrating the Tribeca Film festival, referring to Grace Hightower.
“Jones was not an asset name. Jones was a generic name. It worked for me for 40 years.” — Sidney Kimmel
“I know in advance that I’m not going to make money in the movie business. I know that I’m going to lose money in the film business. It’s my golf game.” — Sidney Kimmel