1. 10

    I only do what I do. For me, it is a craft. It's got to be my own thing - otherwise, I would never be successful. I could easily go to the archives and pull 1987 or 1991 collection by Calvin Klein. But when you look in there, you realize that it was never about one piece. It was about the collections as bodies of work.

  2. 9

    I don't love reading so much, but I love book shopping. It's just because I don't have much time.

  3. 8

    I like cold. I really like to go to cold towns. I love gray. I love winter.

  4. 7

    Being sexy is not about what's on show, it's all about suggestion, or insinuation. I'm interested in the way a garment hangs on a woman's body and the way it moves when she moves.

  5. 6

    Each season I strive to design a forward-thinking and effortless collection with a very clean minimalist aesthetic.

  6. 5

    I came to New York in 1986. My father didn't think it was a good idea. I didn't know how I found it, but I went to Hunter College. I had no money and I couldn't speak English.

  7. 4

    I don't listen to music when designing. We create in silence. I go through a torturous process because everything has to be precise and right.

  8. 3

    I hope the average woman feels she needs practicality but with a little bit of fantasy. Otherwise it's just not fashion.

  9. 2

    My resolution is to make positivity, thankfulness and happiness my new mantra.

  10. 1

    Milan, for me, is a city of discovery. You can find some amazing gardens behind some great houses; I also love finding beautiful galleries and incredible shops, but you have to explore. And the food is amazing.

  11. Last Update: 19 January 2022

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