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10 bits of advice from our fave fashion industry insiders

We all need a little inspiration sometimes – and who better to listen to than industry insiders who are experts in their fields. Here are 10 quotes that we’ve found to help with creative block.

“Trendy is the last stage before tacky” – Karl Lagerfeld

“Growing up, I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I knew the kind of woman I wanted to be…” Diane Von Furstenberg

“Clothes, as much as music, have an eerie echo of time and place” Suzy Menkes

“Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them” Marc Jacobs

“Embrace your weirdness” Cara Delevingne

“My mom used to say to me ‘You can’t have fun all the time!’ and I used to say ‘Why not? Why the fuck can’t I have fun all the time?” Kate Moss

“An essential element of any art is risk. If you don’t take a risk, then how are you going to make something really beautiful, that hasn’t been seen before?” Francis Ford Coppola

“The future is romantic to me” Raf Simons

“If you can’t be better than your competition, just dress better” Anna Wintour

“I want people to be afraid of the women I dress” Alexander McQueen

Words: Gabriella Tavani
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