“We are only here with lotus flowers and the police welcome us with razor wires and fences. It is very threatening.” — Huot Ran, a Cambodian garment worker at a labor demonstration in Phnom Penh.
“He was there — the great man — literally at my feet. It was a way of saying, in this moment you are the most important person. It was a profoundly generous thing for him to do.” — Cate Blanchett on meeting Giorgio Armani for the first time.
“The script was one of the best scripts I’ve ever read — you know, it’s Woody — but I just felt that I’d fallen flat on my face.” — Cate Blanchette on her role in the Woody Allen-directed “Blue Jasmine.”
“This is the tiniest tip of the iceberg, he kept everything. He was a hoarder. He kept receipts, copies of every letter.…This is the room where I think everybody will get a sense of the wildness of his imagination.” — Harold Koda.
“I know you don’t like dinners, Karl, but thank you for coming to this one.” — Fendi’s chairman and chief executive officer Pietro Beccari addressing Karl Lagerfeld at a dinner party to mark the opening of its new Bond Street store in London.
“He’s a johnny-on-the-spot. If you’re ever in any kind of jam, there’s a couple of people you call. Scott is on my speed dial as far as when I put my dog down, when I moved apartments,” — Justin Theroux.
“We are going to rid the world of this dread disease,” — Leonard A. Lauder at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s annual Hot Pink Party.
“It was like the East Village of Berlin…And I think one night at 5 a.m., with like no sleep, someone said, ‘We should do a book with everyone.’” — Elizabeth Gilpin on the new book of photographs entitled “Youth.”
“It’s equally important for what it doesn’t do. You can make the world’s most active product, but if your skin can’t handle it, it’s useless.” — Lynne Greene.
“In interviews, people will ask me who is my muse, but it’s not just one woman; it’s different women in different situations and different moments.” — Ferragamo’s Massimiliano Giornetti.
“Oakley is an industrial design brand, first and foremost. That’s our roots.” — Erik Searles, vice president of retail for Oakley, at a preview of the company’s Fifth Avenue flagship in Manhattan.
“In the sales space, people like Opening Ceremony have created their own brands. We’ve been here for 20 years. Why wouldn’t it be healthy to apply that experience to all areas of your life?” — Kelly Cutrone on launch of her sportswear label.