The Stuff of Seams

"We are inspired by myths and legends, the labyrinth, black roses, and goddesses of flawless beauty."

"We are inspired by myths and legends, the labyrinth, black roses, and goddesses of flawless beauty." — Palmer Jones

"Fleeting moments of preciousness ... the idea of what is unexpected, unplanned, yet completely relevant."— Phillip Lim, 3.1 Phillip Lim

"Sensible daywear that fulfills the needs of today's women, as well as cocktail and eveningwear that dreams are made of ... " — Alfred Fiandaca

"The idea of rebellious luxury. I imagined a young Italian Renaissance princess appearing in our world and how the influences of the time and especially the music, rock music, would shape her." — Alexandre Herchcovitch

"For this upcoming collection, I drew inspiration from the Belle Epoque, but was also influenced by more exotic sources, notably Japanese and futuristic silhouettes. The overall feel is very much [Carlo] Bugatti-esque." — Laura Poretzky, Abaeté

"During a recent visit to Hong Kong, I found a box of glamour shots of local Chinese girls from the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties in a junk shop. Their exotic, decadent beauty inspired the modern, irreverent glamour of my fall collection." — Sue Stemp

"Edie Sedgwick meets the Eighties edge." — Stacey Bendet, alice+olivia

"Rembrandt-inspired color tones and volume for a woman with a twisted sensibility in a dark mood." — Alice Roi

"Merging elements of Pierre Cardin, Gérard Pipart and furniture of the late Sixties and early Seventies. She is a Hollywood Mary Tyler Moore. " — Alvin Valley

"Mozart meets Young Turks! Ottomania continues! The new collection is one part Topkapi Palace, one part Mozart!" — Atil Kutoglu

"The centerpiece of my collection is my shimmering bodysuit. It adds the right touch of modern femininity to each of my creations." — Reem Acra

"I was inspired by Cecil Beaton's portraits of socialites taken in the late Forties and Fifties." — Barbara Tfank

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