Royalty is completely different than celebrity. Royalty has a magic all its own.— Philip Treacy
The most informative Philip Treacy quotes that are little-known but priceless
Elegance is all in the mind of the wearer.
How a hat makes you feel is what a hat is all about.
Hats are radical; only people that wear hats understand that.
You know that scenario where roses are red, leaves are green, I love arguing that. ‘Why should they be?’. I hate rules and formulas. That’s so boring. It’s the opposite of creativity. Rules are ridiculous things that are meant to be broken.
I always design the hat with the wearer in mind; otherwise, it's an inanimate object.
Fantasy hats give you the possibility to dream.
Hats make people feel good, and that's the point of them.
I like hats that make the heart beat faster.
I think and hope I have changed the way we look at hats.
They are no longer symbols of conformity but highly individual acts of rebellion. I am constantly challenging the perception of what a hat should be and what role it should play.
Everybody loves things that sparkle.
Gaga is an entertainer, so a hat for her is part of the illusion of entertaining.
In a world where every man and his dog is a designer, Alexander McQueen was the real deal. His talent was supersonic.
I believe that I am a hat designer, not a milliner.
It thrills observers and makes the wearer feel a million dollars.
I must point out - Sarah Jessica Parker is not a diva - she's one of these pop culture characters that everybody likes.
I do say I'm a specialist in divas. Name a diva - I've worked with 'em.
Fashion is an illusion. It's a multibillion-pound industry that has to appear frivolous. Designers work and work and work, all night sometimes.
Every day, I like to make hats that make people dream.
I'm Irish but I design something that is quintessentially English and I love hats.
MAC allowed me to have complete freedom on the collaborations—from the shades, the look-and-feel, to the campaign visuals. I have to admit that the visual aspect of the collection excites me most. For designers, we care about the photographs much more than a Ferrari.
I love the shape of cars. They are very inspiring as modern pieces of machinery. I can't drive, but I do like the look of them.
Certainly, people like Gaga have introduced a new type of hat-wearing.
I make hats for lots of iconic people, and that makes my job very interesting.
I believe in a democratic approach to fashion: if you feel good, then great.
You may not look good, but it's not the problem.
I particularly like to travel for work because you see a completely different side of the country you're visiting.
A person carries off the hat. Hats are about emotion. It is all about how it makes you feel.