Karl Lagerfeld describes himself as a “brain bodybuilder”.
Nicola Formichetti has joked that as creative director of Thierry Mugler he really just “helps out” at the label.
Tom Ford has joked it helps to be a Virgo if you want to be an “obsessive” fashion designer.
Melanie Ward says the internet and social media have “democratized fashion”.
Coco Rocha is thankful she liked Irish dancing when she was young as it has helped her establish her modeling career.Coco Rocha bitterly regrets not buying a pair of dream shoes which she just “couldn’t part with the cash” for.The model loves everything about fashion and enjoys being clad in high-end pieces for photoshoots. However, when it comes to dressing herself in her private life things are different.Coco finds it hard to splash huge amounts of cash on expensive pieces as it seems so wasteful.“My greatest fashion regret is some Givenchy shoes I wanted so badly, but I couldn’t part with the cash. I was raised on thrift stores, so shopping at high-end boutiques, to this day, is foreign to me,” she explained to the latest edition of UK Elle.The 23-year-old star loves her job, but didn’t grow up on a diet of fashion. She was interested in other pursuits, although now she is glad of that.Coco’s other passions have helped her develop a niche when it comes to modeling.“My earliest fashion memory is the day I was scouted at the age of 14. That’s when I realized that models could be tall, skinny, Irish-dancing nerds,” she laughed.“My most exciting fashion moment so far was Celtic dancing down Jean Paul Gaultier’s runway in 2007. I was then known as ‘Coco the dancing model’. It helped establish me as more than just another new face.”
A host of names from the fashion and celebrity worlds have taken to their Twitter pages to pay their respects to the late Vidal Sassoon.
Freja Beha Erichsen may be one of fashion’s hottest faces but she believes “beauty is not necessary”
There is a name that stands out in the music industry – Yoann Lemoine. Massive talent, France native, for the music lovers perhaps better known as Woodkid.
Charlotte Olympia Dellal created special Big Apple bags to celebrate her New York City store.
Rokanda Ilincic has explained her Fall/Winter 12 collection is based on “imperfection and rebellion”.
Daisy Lowe has revealed her weaknesses, which include stressing out too easily and being compulsive.
The Vogue model confirmed their wedding plans in a magazine interview but didn’t reveal whether they have set a date yet.
Karl Lagerfeld showed off his latest collection for the luxury label at the Château de Versailles in Paris last night, saying Chanel’s Resort 2013 collection was inspired by Marie Antoinette.
The Italian National Olympic Teams that will compete in London will wear EA7 Emporio Armani sportswear and formal wear every day and at all official events for the duration of the competition.
Tali Lennox has discusses how moved she was when she visited Sierra Leone on a charity trip
It’s time to get ready for a fashion white-out as alabaster high heels are making a major comeback.
Valentino celebrated turning 80 with a special party last week and was treated to a “top-secret” surprise birthday party last week.
Alber Elbaz thinks designers shouldn’t worry about where they “fit” in the fashion world.
Anya Hindmarch prefers to socialize with “modest” craftsmen rather than the trendy fashion crowd. She says the lure of luxury goods and accessories is “tribal”
Florence Welch’s stylist likes the singer to express herself through her clothes at music festivals.
Dita Von Teese admits to being a “make-up junkie”.
Sienna Miller has exposed her worst beauty mistakes.
Penélope Cruz “learns little tricks” from watching her make-up artists.
Beth Ditto says getting ready for a night out should be “as fun as a party”.
Jessie J thinks it’s vital that people care about their appearance.