Quotes by: Carine Roitfeld
19 September 1954 |
||Editor, stylist, Editor-in-Chief of CR Fashion Book (2012 May) and October 2012, Global Fashion Director for Harper's Bazaar
||Editor-in-Chief and Global Fashion Director for all magazines Harper's Bazaar
||Joan Juliet Buck
||Julia Restoin Roitfeld
Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld
Either you are a good Virgo or a crazy Virgo! The good Virgo side of me is educating and raising the children - being there for them.
I love if someone invites me to a restaurant, so I don't know if that's a feminist.
Fashion shows used to be more crazy. Now they've become a bit too serious.
We have the sort of beautiful older woman here in Paris. People like Loulou de la Falaise and Betty Catroux, all these beautiful looking women over 60... So there is culture here in France that even if you are older, you can stay beautiful.
I have a lot to say about fashion - not just about fashion, but beauty, art.
I don't think because you have money you have taste... Education and money - this is quite rare. No?
When I was working with Tom Ford, he would just look at me and ask, 'Will you wear it?' I'd say, 'Ah, too long, too short, lower waist, deeper V, unbutton' - that sort of thing. I don't create clothes, but I definitely know how to make them come alive.
I think the 'Harpers Bazaar' woman is not a fashion victim; she understands fashion but is not a victim, you know.
Anna Wintour is the most powerful woman in the global fashion industry, the first lady of fashion. She's a politician; I'm a stylist. They are two very different jobs.
Designers have told me that their collections are so me, but I don't always recognise it because if you ask me what my style is, I'm really not that sure.