quote of the day

Quote of the day: Shawn Stussy

“The thing that drove my personal business outlook was my first visit to Japan in the very early 80’s. The Japanese culture seemed to be everything that American culture was not. Measured, humble, long term vision combined with decision for longevity; all these things made an everlasting imprint on my business style. Take your time, do not take the first money coming your way without consideration of the consequences, build one strong cornerstone for your foundation.”
Shawn Stussy, Hypebeast magazine

Here’s what he’s doing now…

Quote of the day: Iris Apfel and Tavi Gevinson at The Met *VIDEO*

“If you put something together and it doesn’t look good, the fashion police are not going to take you away. And if they do you might have some fun in jail!”
Iris Apfel in conversation with Tavi Gevinson and Judith Thurman in this fantastic video, ‘Sunday at the Met – Good Taste/Bad Taste: The Evolution of Contemporary Chic‘. Further proof that age in fashion is quite irrelevant. Do watch…

Quote of the day: Teresa Watts, Pearly Queen of Clapton

“On Saturday, I am attending nine different street parties ending with a fish ‘n’ chip supper and a knees-up, only to do it all over again the following three days. My mum said she is out so much over the Diamond Jubilee weekend that she is going to sleep in her pearly suit!”
Love this interview with Teresa Watts, Pearly Queen of Clapton via the Jasper Conran blog

[Photo: Harry Dutton]