Industry Favorites

Some of the industry’s brightest stars reveal their sources of inspiration and favorite spring styles.

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Georgina Goodman

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Georgina Goodman
Designer, Georgina Goodman

Favorite artist: David LaChapelle
Favorite city: London
Favorite quotation: “About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.” — Manolo Blahnik
Favorite source of inspiration: “Organic forms. I take a lot of inspiration from the natural world.”
Favorite shoe for spring ’11: “The Saturn ‘Luna’ shoe.”

Diego Dolcini
Designer, Diego Dolcini

Favorite artists: Vanessa Beecroft and Matthew Barney
Favorite cities: New York and Paris
Favorite quotation: “Nothing is more dangerous than being too modern. You run the risk of suddenly becoming unfashionable.” — Oscar Wilde
Favorite source of inspiration: “Relaxation and music.”
Favorite shoe for spring ’11: “The Selene shoe.”

Laurence Dacade
Designer, Laurence Dacade

Favorite artist: “Karl Lagerfeld, for his artistic plurality.”
Favorite book: “The dictionary because it is the largest source of culture.”
Favorite source of inspiration: “The way of life and the allure of the women I meet.”
Favorite quotation: “No need to suffer for beauty!”
Favorite shoe for spring ’11: “They are all my favorite. One shoe is never enough! But if I have to choose, I would say the off-white lace ankle boots and pumps, but also the bangle gladiator shoes would be an indispensable choice.”

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