“I started to feel honestly like I was going to make a mistake if I just went down the road of building a licensing business. I felt the brand deserved more, and I felt there was more we could do with it.” — Adam Sandow, ceo of Fred Segal.
“The strongest survive. The mall’s value proposition is its great convenience to customers. If a center doesn’t have the assortment you want, you’re going to go elsewhere.” — Robert Taubman.
“She wore three to four different dresses a day and rarely wore the same dress twice.” — Alain Pougetoux, curator of “Joséphine” at the Musée du Luxembourg, part of a trio of exhibitions on French style.
“Let’s do what we love, and do a lot of it.” — CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year nominee Marc Jacobs, recalling his approach to spring 2014.
“We explored new ideas of ease and comfort, while continuing to develop our signature tailoring.” — CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year nominee Joseph Altuzarra.
“You could go into the clubs and sit next to Truman Capote if you had something interesting to say and if you looked good. You didn’t have to be pretty. You just had to have style,” — Bethann Hardison.