Carine Roitfeld: “From a very early age, French women learn not to exaggerate. Yves Saint Laurent once said that the purpose of clothes is to make women more beautiful but that a coat must never attract more attention than the woman wearing it.” “I don’t change my handbag every season. I believe in the Yves Saint Laurent woman who either has her hands in the pockets of her pantsuit or is holding her lover’s hand. She doesn’t need a bag..."
Carine Roitfeld Carine Roitfeld attends the William Rast Fall 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in the Tent at Bryant Park on February 16, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Katy Winn/Getty Images for William Rast) *** Local Caption *** Carine Roitfeld