“I wanted to deal with [the carré] in a different way. Not as a styling element around the neck. I wanted to see how can we use that as an element [of design], and see how I could deal with prints and flowers in a different way.” — Raf Simons.
“My late grandma and my granddad lived in Brooklyn. He still lives here. So I do make it to Brooklyn a bit whether it’s to see the game or to see my family.”” — Rihanna, front row at the Dior Cruise 2015 show in Brooklyn.
“We’re definitely in a dressy cycle. But dress is multifunctional today and it’s not traditional dress-up.” — Mitchell Lechner, president of the dress furnishings group at PVH Corp, on mens wear retailers evolving with Millennials.
“It’s elegant enough for night, but really durable and precise when you use it on the track. Racing is all about time and balance — a great metaphor for life.” — actor Patrick Dempsey on his collaboration on a limited-edition timepiece with Porsche.
“I don’t know if we’ll do a permanent store because we have our plate full now and we’re just a start-up, but I find this exhilarating.” — Gwyneth Paltrow on opening a Goop pop-up shop in L.A.
“Comfort is the number-one purchase driver and, for fall, we’re taking comfort to the next level,” — Craig Errington, vice president of marketing communication for VF Jeanswear, on introducing Wrangler Jeans Co. Red line.
“It’s a nice kind of ‘recognized.’ I don’t have to deal with, you know, paparazzi on scooters and all that jazz. People ask for a selfie, people ask for a picture, and they leave it at that.” — Michael Kors
“To be an experienced enameler, you have to have at least 10 years of experience. It’s demanding from an artistic point of view, as well as technically.” — Vacheron Constantin creative director Christian Selmoni.
“Each time, I think of things like creating combinations that people can’t imagine. I use concepts that people would normally never approach.” — Tokyo designer Yoshio Kubo.
“It’s not sexy nudity. It’s more like, Haha, look at that guy’s d—k.” — Actor Thomas Middleditch, star of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” on his nude scene in an upcoming film, “Search Party.”