“Is Mickey Drexler to J. Crew what Steve Jobs was to Apple? What Mickey Drexler is, is vision.” — a retail observer on J.Crew’s greatest asset as the private equity owners consider selling the retailer.
“The Chinese consumer represents this idea of the ‘new gentleman’ — a sophisticated world traveler who appreciates the highest quality products and creates their own sense of style…” — Gianluca Isaia, ceo of Isaia, on expanding in China.
“[Gordon Parks] was a seminal artist and fashion was only one of his outlets. The incredible thing about him was he was also an activist.” — Vera Wang at the Gordon Parks Foundation awards.
“It’s not an outright ban, but it’s about placing [the advert] a bit more sensitively,” — a spokesman from U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority on issuing a ruling that a poster campaign for Rihanna’s fragrance Rogue was “provocative” and “suggestive.”
“The good sellers here are the good sellers there, but it’s way too early to make any kinds of determinations and adjustments.” — Joe Mimran, founder and creative director of Joe Fresh.
“We now call New Jersey the place on the other side of the Lincoln Tunnel.” — Gov. Chris Christie, accepting an award at the National Father’s Day Council.
“It doesn’t really matter to me as long as we are able to play basketball. You know, do what you’re meant to do. That’s all that matters, right?” — New York Knick Amar’e Stoudemire on the $2 billion price tag of the Los Angeles Clippers.