The moment people think they know it all, they have seen it all, and they can give lessons, it is over for me.
I think the creative force itself is very raw and instinctive and very emotional. Putting it in that intellectual context can be like over-exercising.
People aren’t business, people are people. I’m always going to choose the person.
One must maintain a sort of resistance. I always try to do good work, with dignity and integrity. I do it with my heart; if not I don’t do it.
Climate change is about our ability as a species to continue living on this planet. Business has a very strong role to play.
The whole way the business is changing because of social media is insane. Before, when we had a movie that sucked, it was easier to keep it a secret.
The talents’ own lives and the way they exist in the world today have become in and of themselves a type of film that brands want to integrate themselves into.
My confidence comes from the gut, from daring. It’s all about believing that you have a style which is unique to you, your own way of walking, your own way of talking, not wanting to imitate anybody.
Resistance, when people say no to you, when people hate you, is very stimulating.
Vintage and sustainability are the most important subjects for fashion for the next five or ten years.
Authenticity is something that you have to nourish and that’s the key. It’s not about creating an image, it’s about supporting a vision of someone and developing it.
I feel like my generation had designers that we were devoted to while the new generation is so much more promiscuous in so many ways.
Once you reach something you have to find something else. It’s the process that is stimulating, not the achievement. Everything is about starting again.
Fashion companies are becoming entertainment companies. Invert that and entertainers become fashion entities — ones with built-in mega audiences.
Design is hard, while image-making is easy, at least in the way it is made today: it requires no rumination to be understood and even less rumination to be created — there is no time for proper creation nowadays.