It is just as disastrous to have the wrong accessories in your room as it is to wear sport shoes with an evening dress.
I'll always put in one controversial item, it makes people talk.
If you have marvelous taste and know exactly what you want, you don't need a decorator.
All the American women had purple noses and gray lips and their faces were chalk white from terrible powder. I recognized that the United States could be my life's work.”
About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.”
“I don't do fashion, I am fashion.”
“I don't design clothes. I design dreams.”
“I base my fashion sense on what doesn't itch.”
“Clothes don’t make a man, but clothes have got many a man a good job.”
Herbert Harold Vreeland
“A woman's dress should be like a barbed- wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.”
What do I think about the way most people dress? Most people are not something one thinks about.
Pink is the navy blue of India.
Balenciaga did the most delicious evening clothes. Clothes aren't delicious any more.
A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future.
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Good design goes to heaven; bad design goes everywhere.