quote of the day

Quote of the day: Michael Musto



Michael Musto by Andrew Werner

“The respect you get is lovely. People start calling you things like “iconic”. You also amass lots of wisdom about how to behave in certain situations. Documentary producers start to feel that you’ve done it all and know it all. A lot of those who call you “iconic” aren’t sure exactly what you’ve done—they just sort of know you’re somebody who did something or other. (more…)



Quote of the day: Gert Jonkers



Gert Jonkers

“I’ve amassed more than 50 Levi’s henley T-shirts from the time they put their logo under the button placket: three buttons, four buttons, long-sleeved, short-sleeved and, the rarest, sleeveless henleys. I rarely wear them, but what does that matter? Maybe they’ll be part of my uniform next summer; maybe I’ll write a book about them. There are clothes for the fantasy of being able to transform into, say, a truck driver or a raver if I suddenly want to.” (more…)



Quote of the day: Birkenstock’s Oliver Reichert on the power of collaboration



Birkenstock x Dior collaboration by Daniel Stier

“I want to keep the roof open. And this is what we do with 1774 – invite influential and creative people to come and have a picnic with us. I don’t need the money; I need their energy stream. Their view and interpretation of the brand.”
Birkenstock CEO Oliver Reichert, on the secret sauce of the $5 billion brand, How To Spend It  (more…)