I am never satisfied with myself and that is what keeps me going – I have no post-satisfaction. Success isn’t about the end result, it’s about what you learn along the way. I like things simple. Every day I’m thinking about change. I think I’d go mad if 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. I think God is the most fantastic designer. Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury. Confidence. If you have it, you can make anything look good. If I had the power, I would ban leggings.
Sometimes incompetence is useful. It helps you keep an open mind. It is important to be chic. A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes. We have got to change our ethics and our financial system and our whole way of understanding the world. It has to be a world in which people live rather than die; a sustainable world. It could be great. Fashion moves so quickly that, unless you have a strong point of view, you can lose integrity.
Fashion is made to become unfashionable. Fashion is to please your eye. Shapes and proportions are for your intellect. I am what I am. Before I was not so proud to make fashion. My family thought fashion wasn’t very interesting. So I hid that. Fashion moves so quickly that, unless you have a strong point of view, you can lose integrity. I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves – that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness.I didn’t have a place to escape to.