“I wouldn’t say there’s a lot of difference between designing structures and couture.” — 3-D designer Julia Koerner at the Smart Fabrics and Wearable Technology Conference in San Francisco last week
“When you’re building smart products you need to make sure that the info you’re grabbing can lead to insights for the consumer.” — an anonymous attendee on Nike’s FuelBad, at the Smart Fabrics and Wearable Technology Conference in San Francisco last week
“If anyone in this room still questions Made in the USA as a financially viable option, that’s behind you.” — Bill McRaith, chief supply chain officer of PVH Corp..
“It’s very interesting to see your city again in a different way and sort of fall in love with it again.” — Bill de Blasio on New York City at the closing night dinner for the Tribeca Film Festival.
“My aim is to carry forward the fusion between sophistication, luxury and innovation and bring the house [to] the next level.” — Italian designer Rodolfo Paglialunga, newly appointed creative director of Jil Sander.
“This will be a very in-control evening for me, but it’s a great cause. We start filming tomorrow at 1 p.m. — I can’t wait to say, ‘Action.’” — Jennifer Morrison, at the Lanvin-sponsored dinner for the Foundation for Living Beauty.
“The Chinese government has mandated a 13 percent annual increase in minimum wage over five years, starting a year ago, so by 2017, the minimum wage will have doubled and that will begin to minimize production in our areas.” — Rick Darling.
“We are thinking of making that store…one of the best fashion-message concept stores in the world.” — Yuki Katsuta, Uniqlo, on the company’s new store in Paris’s Marais district.