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Oleg Cassini

Cassini in 1962
Born Oleg Cassini Loiewski
(1913-04-11)April 11, 1913
Paris, France
Died March 17, 2006(2006-03-17) (aged 92)[1]
Manhasset, New York, U.S.
Nationality United States
Occupation Fashion designer

I am a great believer in luck.
A designer is like a doctor for a woman. He has a specific job, and if he is doing it well, he will have the gratitude of the woman for the rest of his life.
Oleg Cassini
What is more important, the reality or the perception? I am perceived to be an important designer. It's enough for me.
Oleg Cassini
The first lady must be a leader. She must not be a follower.
I drive my own horses in a race. And I always have.

Fashion anticipates.
Clothes are designed for the media, because it's a great show.
My goal in life was to pursue the good life.
Every time you choose a perfume, you are voting. And, of course, I hope you vote for me. Not only for my ego, but for my pocketbook. The more you buy, the more money I make.
Oleg Cassini
A first date should be elegant. In comfortable surroundings. A place with excellent food, where you can talk easily and get to know each other.
Oleg Cassini
I'm the first American designer who went all over the world.
A healthy mind and body are essential. No excesses. Proper food. The body is like a Rolls-Royce. With care, it could last 200 years. It's a dynamo; the more you use it, the more you recharge it.
Oleg Cassini
Be mobile at all times, even if it causes you suffering or feelings of loneliness. Unless you're willing to do that, you're never going to get the bigger rewards.
Oleg Cassini
At the very beginning of my career, when I opened my business in Italy, I was also a ranked tennis player. I had won many tournaments. To be an athlete was my first choice. Second choice: designer. However! There was more money in being a designer at that time.
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I am neither the handsomest nor the richest nor the most powerful, but I've had the greatest women in the world.
Oleg Cassini
Every poor designer can go with things that are popular at the moment.
I have programmed myself to be at least 105 years old.
Life is such a tragicomedy.
Fashion anticipates.
In our society, everyone wants to be a celebrity overnight.
I spent half my life being hurt. The leftovers of hurt are an automatic gesture, like a dog that salivates.
Oleg Cassini
The best of life is to embark on an adventure with a woman interested in having an adventure with you.
Oleg Cassini
Looks, health and elegance are what counts. Someone can look wonderful in a sweatsuit.
Oleg Cassini
My philosophy is this: Do not tamper with the anatomy of a woman's body; do not camouflage it.
Oleg Cassini
I've been around tennis, and I have a feeling for the sport. I still play tennis, and I can still do a lot of harm to a lot of people.
Oleg Cassini
You might say that I'm the Michelangelo of the dress business.
I was brought up in Florence, a beautiful medieval town whose rhythm is completely in antiquity.
Oleg Cassini
Today's designers don't care if fashion has no relationship to human anatomy.
Oleg Cassini
A woman who laughs is a woman conquered.