I'm not that interested in fashion... When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life.— Bruce Oldfield
The most joyful Bruce Oldfield quotes that are glad to read
Never cut corners, or accept anything that's second-rate.
That to me was the most poignant part of Diana's wedding;
as she was walking up the aisle and her eyes were going left to right, looking at people and smiling in the way that Diana did - and that diamond tiara glittering like mad. It was great.
The bump I was trying to hide could be the future king of England.
I've generally got a good eye for design and proportion.
I was getting a lot of editorial, as in lots of pages in 'Vogue,' but it's far more important to get your dresses on the back of a famous person. Charlotte Rampling in Bruce Oldfield. That sells.
I can think of a lot of women clients of mine who are well into their 50s or 60s who are still quintessentially very elegant.
I keep on working when other people are out having fun.
But I love what I do and find it hard to stop.
Fashion is more usually a gentle progression of revisited ideas.
Don't take things too seriously.
My aim is to make you look the best you can and if that means a little bit of internal pulling and hoisting up, then so be it.
I come from very humble origins, so the last thing I would ever do is to look down my nose at people who can't afford to come here to my shop.
Stay small and control it yourself.
If someone's got good, clean skin, with not too much make-up on, and good, clean hair that's bouncy, and the nails are clean and not overly done, then you can put anything on her and she's going to look good.
I don't have regrets because they are negative.
Don't be limited by the expectations of others. You can always be better and do more.
I mean, you can't walk down the aisle in Westminster Abbey in a strapless dress, it just won't happen - it has to suit the grandeur of that aisle, it's enormous.