“Hopefully every company I’ve been with is in better shape when I leave than when I started. The American luxury brand is the future.” — Roger Farah, stepping down from his position as vice chairman of Ralph Lauren Corp.
“I absolutely never had any desire to do my own thing. I don’t know if there’s any need for another brand. And I don’t know if I’d have any more to say that I couldn’t say within the structure of an existing house.” — Peter Copping.
“We’ve always wanted our own store; it’s always been part of the plan. It was a toss-up between New York and L.A., and when this space became available, we jumped on it.” — Mary-Kate Olsen on opening The Row’s first retail store in L.A.
“Retail is a national sport in Dubai. We are enjoying a good momentum in the area, particularly with the local clientele.” — Jean-François Palus, group managing director at French group Kering.
“I went to work with my parents at the factory when I was 18, so it is exceptionally exciting for me to go straight to a doctorate.” — Angela Missoni, receiving an honorary doctorate from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
“This was actually our second or third time modeling together.” — Mariel Hemingway on modeling with her daughter in a new Ferragamo ad campaign for the new Fiamma bag.