Clothes always give me a great deal of self-confidence.
I don’t like doing pictures as myself. I like to become someone else. In a picture, it’s hard to be yourself. But when you’re pretending to be someone else, it’s nice. It’s fun. It makes it interesting.
I was a scapegoat. The media had to put the responsibility on somebody, and I was chosen. They felt free to say that because someone was thin, they were anorexic, which is ridiculous.
Modeling has been a part of my life for a really long time. There was a time when it was my highest priority and focus. I love that I’m at a place now where I can compartmentalize different aspects of my life.
Social media has absolutely opened up the fashion world to so many different people and ideas. We’re always expanding into new apps and new platforms and new things. It’s bringing the audience into the whole experience and really pushing people in the fashion world to be their most creative selves and to think, What can […]
I’d like to think that if you take out fashion, you have a modern feature magazine in Vogue, whether we are talking about breast cancer or Bosnia or Mrs. Clinton. There are other magazines that do not believe in all that.
When I moved to the States, in the late ’70s, it took quite a bit of time to understand American fashion. In fact, I was fired from my first job not understanding American fashion.
Magazines just seemed to be the obvious place for me. When I left school I went straight to work for the fashion department of Harpers & Queen.
To be able to wake up in the morning, be yourself, get dressed, get ready to go out, and just be like a normal person. That’s a wonderful feeling to go through life. I’ve never been able to do that; it’s always been confusion, it’s always been, you know, I’ve got one side boy clothes, […]
Traditional licensing — beauty, fragrance, accessories — used to be the things that would help cash flow. Those markets have shrunk. Designers have to look at themselves and say I’m willing to take the risk and break from tradition. For designers today, what are alternative products or content that we can build? I believe brands […]