My style is not that big. I wear heels, tight pants, and I wear diamonds.

— Donatella Versace

The most devotion Donatella Versace quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.

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The suit does not represent the businessman anymore.

Nor does the loud shirt represent the rock star. The same man can now wear both.

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Wear a fabulous smile, great jewelry and know that you are totally and utterly in control.

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It's no good being too easily swayed by people's opinions. You have to believe in yourself.

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What is comfortable fashion? To be comfortable, that can't be in the vocabulary of fashion. If you want to be comfortable, stay home in your pajamas.

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Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream.

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I don't like balance. Balance is not a word you can use in Versace fashion.

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I don't like my physique at all.

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Feminism is dead in the world. It comes from another time. I'm a feminist. I want to fight, but I don't see many people with this desire to fight for something. Women don't help each other, especially in fashion.

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Some say the economy means that you have to persuade people to invest in clothes - to buy less things but more expensive things. I disagree - invest in jewelry, or a house, maybe, but not in fashion.

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There's time to slow down, after you're dead.

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In order to be responsible, you need some discipline in your life. For a while I lost mine.

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About Donatella Versace

Quotes 123 sayings
Nationality Italian
Profession Fashion designer
Birthday May 2, 1955

Fashion is all about happiness. It's fun. It's important. But it's not medicine.

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If I could dress anyone, I'd like to dress the Queen - she can handle anything.

I'd put her in black - she never wears black - and add a little leather, maybe. A little rock n' roll.

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I know who the Versace woman is, because I wear the clothes myself.

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I'm a designer, and I work very hard at that.

People sometimes want to put down fashion by saying it's frivolous or superficial, but it's not that way at all. It's actually very hard work.

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I like perfume and flowers.

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I have worked with wool all my life as a designer.

There's so much more to it than knitwear - it's an amazingly versatile material and can be used in so many different ways from chic to rustic.

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I'd need an incredibly talented make up artist to make me look natural!

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It would be very easy for us to do a collection that everybody would like and not criticize. But criticism is a part of life. You have to take it.

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When I worked with Gianni Versace at the end of his life, I was the person with whom he would confide and say anything. If there was something I didn't like, I would be honest and say, "No, no, no! Do something different."

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I always wear high heels - I simply feel naked without them.

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A business woman needs a successful mix of design and practicality.

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Many young people don't know what Versace represent.

I want to show what makes Versace an iconic brand.

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When I meet celebrities, I have to know what they are like and only then can I design. The clothes have to fit their personality.

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I believe it is the responsibility and duty of those in high-profile positions to give a voice to people whose voices cannot be heard.

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Fashion is not frivolous.

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Scent is very important. Strong fragrances suit some men, while citrus types suit others. I like my men to smell fresh and woody, but also like a man.

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Fashion is not frivolous. I am a businesswoman, a very serious person.

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I love the strength of white blonde. Some people talk about having disasters while dyeing their hair - in my opinion you can never have a blonde disaster . . . I am always trying the latest products - whatever is new goes on my hair.

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The man of the millennium is much more liberated than the man of the '90s.

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Lady Gaga is the present and the future.

She is the most revolutionary and inspirational artist. She is fearless and daring.

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You can't pretend that everybody likes Versace.

It would be boring. It's better to create a reaction than to create no reaction. That's dangerous.

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I am not a great believer in fairy tales.

Every woman should fight hard for her own happy endings. Although occasionally it is nice to wake up as a princess.

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As with most things in my life, I believe you should try to enjoy yourself and never feel like you are a slave to a routine.

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Die and born again, die and born again. It's the story of my life.

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Giving up my heels was harder than giving up the drugs.

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How do I keep young? Haven't you heard? I sleep every night in the deep freezer!

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A business woman needs a successful mix of design and practicality.

I look for that special piece that sets the watch apart from the norm. I want to have something unique that differentiates itself with style and glamour.

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When my mother did fittings for her clients, I was hiding, looking at these beautiful ladies try on these fantastic clothes. I was dreaming as a small child to try these clothes on myself.

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Just like music evokes emotion, so can garments.

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I'm like a little kid when it comes to music.

I mean, the music is always blasting wherever I am that people always knock on my door and say, 'It's too loud!' But I think music gives so much inspiration.

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Elegance is always in style for men.

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In my life I had no other choice than to become a strong person.

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You can be too boring, but you can never be too seductive.

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I think sex is part of life, like eating and breathing.

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Something has to change in the world. Without change, young people will have no future.

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I think glamour all the time. I wake up in the morning and I'm already thinking glamour.

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New York is full of creative people, not only in fashion.

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