Monday, December 17, 2012

And now, a few words from our sponsors...

“Forgiveness is too easy. I can forget by indifference, but not forgive. I prefer revenge.”
Karl Lagerfeld

  “I’ve learned a tremendous amount from maids in my life.”
Diana Vreeland

 If I feel really low, I go to see Philip, cover my face [with his hats] and feel fantastic... Wearing a hat is like cosmetic surgery.
Isabella Blow

 Biologically, I am almost as attracted to women as I am to men. I am not emotionally attracted to women like I am to men.
Tom Ford

When I'm on a plane it's very difficult to fill out my immigration paper. I don't know what to write for a job.
 Carine Roitfeld

Everybody's talking about the new democratic world and whether high fashion is relevant. But without high there is no low. I don't like to intellectualize. I've always said fashion is like roast chicken: You don't have to think about it to know it's delicious.
Alber Elbaz

I worked for American Harper's Bazaar. They fired me. I recommend that you all get fired, it's a great learning experience. 
 Anna Wintour

 There's nothing worse than a woman with a camel toe at a cocktail party because then your eyes look at that and you don't want to talk to her. You throw your hair back and you keep walking.
André Leon Talley


 We live in an era of globalization and the era of the woman. Never in the history of the world have women been more in control of their destiny.”
Oscar dela Renta

I have been offered the highest paid contracts in the world. I refused them all. It's not my thing. I don't want to cheat people. And there are certain people I am allergic to. I even intervene when I don't like a customer; I rush in and check all the names. If I don't like them, I don't take them.
Azzedine Alaïa

  All that self-expression has just created a generation of morons, hooked on an endless appetite for rubbish.”
Vivienne Westwood

I was a communist, but being left-wing was fashionable. I was no different from thousands of middle-class kids.
Miuccia Prada

 In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.”
Elsa Schiaparelli

 I must say it is more economical to dress from the antique auction houses than Paris couturiers. I have dresses that should be in museums that only cost me $50.”
Anna Piaggi

 Even Michelangelo got paid for doing the Sistine Chapel. To those artists who say they're doing it for the love of art, I say: Get real.”
Gianni Versace

 I came to terms with not fitting in a long time ago. I never really fitted in. I don't want to fit in. And now people are buying into that.
Lee Alexander McQueen

“If you’re headed for a life that’s only involved with making money and that you hope for satisfaction somewhere else, you’re headed for a lot of trouble. And whatever replaces vodka when you’re 45 is what you’re going to be doing.
Richard Avedon


You live but once; you might as well be amusing.
Gabrielle Coco Chanel