Everything I do is a matter of heart, body and soul. Never in my wildest dreams did I entertain the idea that I would become a fashion designer. I still appreciate individuality. Style is much more interesting than fashion, really. I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes, the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful to me and given me so much joy. I am especially grateful that I have been able to keep my own style over the decades, in spite of the many changes that have taken place in the world of fashion and in its business.
Insecurity is a waste of time. Fashion should be fun. It shouldn’t be labelled intellectual. Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it. You can only go forward by making mistakes. Nostalgia is a very complicated subject for me. I’m attracted by nostalgia
Fashion is to please your eye. Shapes and proportions are for your intellect. I would like the people that buy my clothes to understand that for me it’s one small piece of art. Women are women, and hurray for that. You have a more interesting life if you wear impressive clothes. Design and style should
I like the things around me to be beautiful and slightly dreamy, with a feeling of worldliness. I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very modern, very now – no one wears head-to-toe designer anymore. Luxury will be always around, no matter what happens in the world. Dressing is a way