Quotes by: Natalie Massenet
Grown-up clothes are more appealing because customers need to be able to project themselves into them.
My dad taught me never to be afraid of what's on the other side of the mountain.
Once you start a business, you have to grow it and grow with it - starting a business is not just for Christmas.
Ambition is important. Of course you can't get anywhere without talent, but there are a lot of talented people. To succeed, you have to be the most ambitious talented person.
I believe that all brands will become storytellers, editors and publishers, all stores will become magazines, and all media companies will become stores. There will be too many of all of them. The strongest ones, the ones who offer the best customer experience, will survive.
Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.
It's a false assumption that people with a lot of money have a lot of free time to shop.
You can get a slouchy woman's tunic at different price points. But if you want a great pair of trousers or a dress with delicate pleating, you're going to have to spend a little more.
Success begins at that magical moment when you declare to yourself, your friends, and the universe that you believe you can do something different.
You can still wear trousers and show off your ankles - which are a nice body part on everyone.
To be a designer today is to be an entrepreneur. Whether you're a two-man operation in Shoreditch or a 3,000-person, vertically integrated brand, you need to have the wherewithal to run your business through investment, considering everything from start-up funds to your exit plan or what it takes to go public.
I attend Internet conferences all the time, and they literally make the hairs on the back of my neck stand up.
When I'm working, I have a hard time switching off, and when I'm not working, I have a hard time thinking of ever wanting to work again.
We haven't even begun to see just how many transactions are going to take place online.
One of my goals is that, at a dinner party some time in the future, someone will say, 'Oh, my nephew is starting a ready-to-wear brand', and 20 people will turn around and say, 'Is he? Can we invest?' in the same way that, now, if you were to say, 'My nephew is starting a mobile app,' everyone would say, 'Oh, smashing! Can I invest?'