Words Of Wisdom: Fashion’s 10 Most Quotable Designers
As well as most designers know their way around a sewing machine, they also know their way around a delicious
bon mot. But while some designers are known for their out-there observations ( ahem, Karl Lagerfeld), some have managed to fly a little more under-the-radar. So if you’re curious to know what thinks about the color green, or the one thing Michael Kors Christian Louboutin would change about the world, take a gander at our gallery below.
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Notable Quote: "…I was very successful with pedophilia. I knew about it when I was ten. [But] it was impossible to touch me. I would run away and I would tell my mother about people she knew, like the brother of one of my sister’s husbands. Nothing happened, but my mother said, “You know, darling, it’s your fault. You see how you behave."
Notable Quote: “I don’t find [The Queen of England] very sexy – with her funny hats and bags…”
3.Diane von Furstenberg
On making a career in fashion. "There are a lot of little cracks, and if you’re a nice little weed, you’ll grow through the cracks. And you’ll become a tree.”
Notable Quote: "You know what? There was a moment when girls were really skinny. Skinny, skinny, skinny. And people loved it. But I didn't like it. It didn't look natural. There were always skinny girls. Shalom was naturally skinny. She could eat like a truck driver and still be skinny, so it looked natural on her. Kate was always a really skinny girl. She never tried. And then everybody was all of a sudden losing all this weight and it was really ugly."
So does he prefer curvy, then? "I don't know. Do you love a guy because his dick is bigger or something like that? You know, YES! Yes. So work it out."
Notable Quote: “We don't want to wear black every day, but we don't want head-to-toe color every day either. Green can sort of do both and I think that's what's great about it.”
Notable Quote: "I wouldn't know how to find eBay on the computer if my life depended on it."
Notable Quote: "I think we can all agree that thin is beautiful..."
Notable Quote: "Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves, and of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys, they’d just walk around naked at all times."
Notable Quote: “I’ve met Carla Bruni before and there’s not much up there. [Michelle Obama] is actually doing things that are interesting. She’s not just arm candy.”
If you could wish for one change in the world what would it be?
“That everybody could afford my shoes.”