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Funniest Fashion Quotes Of 2009!

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Women’s Wear Daily released their annual “WWD Year In Fashion” for 2009 today.

The quotes chosen display very interesting insight into the most loved and respected minds of the fashion world.

“I say do what makes you happy and wear what you want because the only thing that really matters is if your mother calls you up the next day and says, ‘What were you wearing?’” — Jennifer Lopez, on the Oscars red carpet, Feb. 18

“My instinct is always escapism. People need an escape, life is tough enough.” — Stylist Rachel Zoe, Jan. 9

“It’s a cult thing.” — Ralph Lauren, on the $1,350 price tag for special edition RRL jeans only in his Tokyo store, Feb. 5

“[The media] talks too much, demands too much and advises too much. I think everyone needs to get back in line.” — Giorgio Armani, Feb. 17

“What? Is all black going to help the economy?” — Marc Jacobs, on his colorful fall collection, Feb. 18

michelle-obama-white-house-portrait“Why isn’t Michelle [Obama] texting me? When she was raising money for her husband’s campaign, girlfriend was in communication 100 times a day. Now I am watching the show of the guy who designed her inaugural gown and…nothing.” — Lynn Yaeger, blogging about the Jason Wu show on nymag.com, Feb. 20

“Fashion lives the same type of climate [as art], the same changes. We’re always in the trenches, always caught up with novelty.” — Luigi Maramoti, Max Mara, Feb. 26

“This [economic] crisis isn’t my fault. I have to be who I am. This is hard. It’s old McQueen, aggressive McQueen. In this business, you have to be aggressive and have aggressive feelings.” — Alexander McQueen, before his ready-to-wear show in Paris, March 12

“I learned that money was the key to happiness.” — Suze Orman, on what effect growing up poor had on her, March 20

“I don’t think our customers are the kind of people who are going [to say], ‘I want the Michelle Obama dress,’ but the fact that she wears these designers legitimizes the purchase they’re making.” — Brian Bolke, co-owner of Forty Five Ten in Dallas, on the First Lady’s retail impact, May 18

“I think the women are better than the men. I think if I were a woman here, I would be a lesbian.” — Karl Lagerfeld on his first trip to Moscow, June 1

“The American public wants their performers totally stripped down and vulnerable so they can go ‘Look at that idiot.’ I can’t say these are great times for young artists. There’s no longevity. Lady Gaga? I just don’t see any of the stuff lasting for very long.” — Sandra Bernhard, June 4

“We’re eternally unsatisfied, but we like to pursue perfection, knowing it doesn’t exist.” — Domenico Dolce, June 18

“The number of potential customers is the same: the number of customers who are ordering is less.” — Bruno Pavlovsky, president of fashion at Chanel, on the couture, July 6

“The luxury business as we know it, well, you can throw that out the window. The model that we used for many years is gone and it’s a new day.”— Wally Naymon, Kilgore Trout, July 16

“It just took on a life all its own. Well, I do have good taste, I do have good taste.” — Aretha Franklin, on her Luke Song Inauguration hat, Sept. 16

“When you ask people about their clothes, what they do is tell you about their lives.” — Delia Ephron, Sept. 24

barbie-louboutin-4-600x435“Barbie has a long history of working with various designers and artists who use Barbie as a muse. It was a natural for Barbie, not only with her fashion heritage, but also because of her passion for shoes. She has a billion shoes and we needed to do something special for her shoe collection.” — Stephanie Cota, Mattel, Oct. 16

“[Tonight,] I had no gloves, and the outfit needed gloves. So Nicky [Formichetti] decided to paint me white. That’s what happens when you don’t have the right accessory.” — Lady Gaga, at the Accessories Council Excellence Awards, Nov. 4

“I really admire people who earn money and part with their hard-earned money for my product.” — Stella McCartney, at the WWD CEO Summit, Nov. 10

“Over the years, I’ve learned to trust my instincts. Sometimes they’re right; sometimes they’re wrong. But I can sleep at night and always do a better job in the morning if I just go with my gut, my heart.” — Marc Jacobs, at the WWD CEO Summit, Nov. 17

“What can I say? An Oscar would be an incredible crowning for an emperor.” — Valentino, on learning that “Valentino: The Last Emperor,” was on the shortlist of the Oscar nominations for best documentary, Nov. 20

“First of all, if you lived in New York at that time, there was no way you could not meet Andy Warhol. He was everywhere; he was like parsley.” — Diane von Furstenberg, on first meeting Andy Warhol, Nov. 20

Source: WWD.com

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