“We’ll hit a tipping point, where it’s not going to be seen as techie and fringy and it will just be the way things are.” — Futurist Erica Orange, vice president at Weiner, Edrich, Brown Inc., on the partnership between Fossil and Google.
"I am still struggling to understand how my lover and best friend could end her life in this tragic way." — Mick Jagger on L'Wren Scott's apparent suicide.
"She never told me she had a problem in her business. She was extremely busy at the end of the year.” — Mathilde Thomas, cofounder of Caudalie, who worked with Scott last year when the designer created a special-edition version of the spa and skin-care brand’s popular Beauty Elixir.
“[In] 2008 the world fell apart, it really takes six to seven years to recover [from] that size of calamity and we’re coming out of it now. I’m looking forward to the next three years.” — Bruce Rockowitz, Li & Fung Ltd.
"I think the market in India is changing along with the people's lifestyles and there seems to be a far greater desire for international themes." — Accessories designer Mawi, at Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.
“Mexico is 100 percent Malinchista. Mexicans prefer to buy foreign apparel, even cheap Chinese clothing that may fall apart in their hands. They don’t want ‘Made in Mexico.’ This is our biggest challenge.” — Beatriz Calles, MBFWMX event director.
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