Felipe Oliveira Baptista. "left Portugal twenty years ago, I studied in England, lived in Italy and I have been in Paris for fifteen years now. . . . There are always Portuguese references in my work, but they are unconscious, they are always there."
Vivienne Westwood by Tim Walker. "We have got to change our ethics and our financial system and our whole way of understanding the world. It has to be a world in which people live rather than die; a sustainable world. It could be great."
Dreis Van Noten & Iris Apfel. "“Fashion you can buy, but style you possess. The key to style is learning who you are, which takes years" (Apfel). "Personally, I think there is too much fashion in the world" *Van Notan).
Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto, 2008 for Paper Magazine recognised instantly in the fashion industry a year after their debut collection(s) in 1982, these two designers are known for their ideas of beauty which included intentional flaws, a monochrmomatic palette, extreme proportions, drapery, asymmetry and gender neutral styles
Junya Watanabe " I wish it could be better than this. Sometimes I cannot achieve what I really want to do in just one collection, so in the following collection I do it again. There are certain things I’ve been working on for three years.”