They Said It

Culled from the pages of WWD. Compiled by Dianne M. Pogoda

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“I bought two Fendi fur coats. I’ll have to change the buttons — they say Fendi.”
— Diane von Furstenberg at Seventh on Sale; Nov. 19

“I feel like I’m part of an Internet revolution because my music is reaching 14-year-olds in Nebraska.”
— Singer-songwriter Meiko; Nov. 27

Who's On First?

WWD asked designers coming to Manhattan from Europe for the Met's Costume Institute gala what they knew about New York Yankees star "A-Rod." Here are a few of their answers. (May 7)

"Is that a restaurant?"
— Christian Louboutin

"I don't know B-Rod! P.S.: I was told this word has a double meaning...but English is not my first language."
— Karl Lagerfeld

"It's the nickname of a New York Yankees player...and if I were to ask you who Bobo is?"
— Alberta Ferretti

"Is it the new iPod?"
— Alber Elbaz

"Is he a new designer?"
— Roberto Cavalli

"Mr. Valentino has not heard of A-Rod."
— Valentino spokesman

"What is it? Oh, I'm very ignorant about basketball."
— Giles Deacon
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