Category Archives: Words to live by

Words to live by: Elsa Schiaparelli

One of these days, I’ll go to the Met Gala. Until then, I’ll sit at home and eat leftover pizza and teddy grahams and refresh Twitter every five seconds waiting for Rachel Zoe to post another twitpic. Today I threw … Continue reading

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Words to live by: Karl Lagerfeld…again

There have been several occasions when Karl Lagerfeld’s words to live by have made us nod admiringly at his wisdom. There have been several more occasions when Karl Lagerfeld’s words to live by have made us WTF’d. This is one … Continue reading

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Words to live by: Victoria Beckham

Posh Spice on how she’s not angry, she’s just your average stressed-out working mom: “Look, if people want to say I’m miserable then so be it. I’m really not. I have a lot on my plate. I’m not going to … Continue reading

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Words to live by: Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld, on why he doesn’t like pets: “They die so I don’t like them. The drama is I had two I really liked and after they died I don’t want another one. That’s too depressing.” But wait…what about his … Continue reading

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Words to live by: Manolo Blahnik

Manolo Blahnik, on why keeping up with trends is stupid and ungodly: “The idea of up-to-the minute fashion is a sin. Why? Because it manipulates women by making them feel they have to constantly spend money on different things to remain … Continue reading

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Words to live by: Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung, on being a style icon: “I don’t have men in mind when I get dressed in the morning.” That’s because you’re too busy thinking schoolmarm. Oh, who am I kidding. Alexa’s the coolest.

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Simon says: Obama’s style is ‘unremarkable’

Imagine it, if you can. Barack Obama decked out in a khaki cotton suit with flat front pants—no pleats—and aviators. “He would look amazing,” says Simon Doonan. “But he would lose all credibility as a politician.” That’s because when it … Continue reading

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