Quotes by: Carine Roitfeld
The fashion industry certainly has its obscene sides. The cost of a coat can be obscene. So can the cost of a photo shoot if you're working with a really good photographer.
Coco Chanel was always doing things with ballet, so it is a tradition clashing fashion and ballet.
You know it's very important, the role of a mother... I don't know, but it's feminism to me to love your kids.
In photo shoots, I rely on instinct. Which is not to say I don't bring ideas to a project or consider it beforehand.
It is very wrong to sleep in your make-up, but when you wake up the next morning, I think it looks very good.
I love curvy women. Maybe because I'm not. I would love to be a Marilyn Monroe, but I'm very far away from that... So I love very curvy girls.
Sometimes, when you go to airport and look at the people, you see the worst looks - but the worst looks can give you more ideas than the best looks.
If people ask me to describe my look, I always say: 'Quite classic with an edge.'
It's very difficult for designers today. How can someone produce so many shows? Now the minimum is four a year.
When you get older, you have to stay a bit rock n' roll so that young people will still be interested in you. The way you move, the way you talk, maybe the way you have your hair in your face a little bit - this keeps you interesting.
When you're editor-in-chief of a big magazine, you cannot be a cover girl for MAC; you cannot be the face of Givenchy - of course you can't; it's doesn't go with the job.
When everything is good, maybe I think it's the time to do something else.
People think I only wear new clothes, that I'm very trendy, but I like classic things on me, to mix with a trendy pair of shoes.