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You think 24-7 when you’re a creative person. And I find pleasure in everything – if I’m in a flea market, I’m there on my…
When I say art influences me, which it does, it’s not at all in a literal form. You go and see exhibitions or collections or…
The bottom line is that red carpet helps us broaden the appeal of the brand. Calvin Klein used to be about a very specific woman,…
Rio was a period of my life, and then, poof, I’m gone. I was very young living here, just kind of floating. New York was…
Right after high school, I moved to Rio and took classes to become a technician for a manufacturing factory where you had to figure out…
My mother was very fashion-oriented, and she started a little children’s wear business that became large in this little town. She used to be able…
My mom, she was unbelievable. She ran the whole town. She was like the mayor. There would be 15 people eating at our lunch table.…
I wonder if I would have been less organic of a designer without my background. Maybe I would be more academic about designing, more methodical.…
I think the women that we dress, the women who buy our clothes, they have a certain strength. It could be about the clothes, it…
I love to garden and cook whenever I get the chance and escape anywhere that’s peaceful and quiet. My philosophy on living well is to…
I hate to sound esoteric, but there is something about a house that leads you to that one chair, that one corner, where you just…
I get so much inspiration from my travels, but I also started an exercise where I write down so many words every week. Then I…
I came to New York in 1986. My father didn’t think it was a good idea. I didn’t know how I found it, but I…
When a sketch comes into this three-dimensional form and everybody contributes, it’s really fantastic.
My love of fashion stemmed from my mother’s passion for it.
If you have beautiful knees, show your knees. I’m not a puritan. I love skin.
I’m not an artist. I’m a fashion designer of clothes.
I’m inspired by many things, from landscapes to textiles. Art and architecture always influence my design process.
I wanted to be involved with fashion, though I didn’t know what being a designer meant.
I never liked sleeping; I always think I am missing something.
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