Quote of the day

Quote of the day: Alessandro Michele

Gucci Cruise 2016 campaign

“If the industry stopped thinking that fashion is just a product, that would be much better. Because that’s something that has happened in the past 10 years…and it can destroy fashion.”
Gucci’s Alessandro Michele, The South China Morning Post

Quote of the day: Christophe Lemaire

Christophe lemaire on the everyday uniform

“If you can step away from the system of changing a collection every six months, you realize that you do not want to change your wardrobe every season, you just want to build your wardrobe. If you notice someone really elegant, you will notice that there is a kind of uniformity, a kind of stability. I think stylish people know themselves, they know how to dress, they know what suits them, their body — and what makes them feel confident. That’s not changing every six months — that’s just absurd.”
Christophe Lemaire, New York Times T Magazine

THE DRG STYLE INDEX: HERMES PARFUMERIE, COMME DES GARCONS E-COM, MATTHEW MILLER, SWATCH

Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands currently buzzing on my radar…

1. HERMES OPENS A STANDALONE PARFUMERIE
hermes parfumerie New York

Hermès is going to great lengths to big up its fragrance and beauty division. Such as, opening a parfumerie in downtown Manhattan. (more…)

Quote of the day: Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts

“Today, designing isn’t about making the finished garment as perfect as you can. It is about mood boards and we all know that the mood board is a substitute for not knowing how to make something. It makes fashion much less about the designers, because you no longer need to know how to make a garment in order to be a fashion designer.”

Loving this outspoken interview with Michael Roberts on Business Of Fashion, one of the first people who got me interested in fashion…