In this post, you will find great Fashion Industry Quotes from famous people, such as Phillip Lim, Matthew Williamson, Iman, Stella McCartney, Carine Roitfeld. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Confidence and belief in yourself and your vision is absolutely paramount. The fashion industry is tough – be prepared to take advice and criticism along the way, but have unwavering belief in your vision.
That is something that my mother instilled in me at a very young age – to know my self-worth. And I have had times again and again in the fashion industry where all of that was tested and I rose to the occasion because I was told that I am worthy and I should be able to walk away from something that is not worthy of me.
I care about how I look, but I don’t care about the fashion industry.
It would be disrespectful to take my stardom and bully my way into the fashion industry.
For so long, the fashion industry has designed almost exclusively for a particular woman with particular measurements, and they’ve never really been challenged on it. We’re all consumers, yet we’re rarely given a voice within this industry that dictates what we wear.
Social media forced us to look at the bigger picture. More people are standing up saying, ‘Hey, wait, this is beautiful, too,’ and the fashion industry is listening.
Amplifying body-image issues, profiting from anxiety, and employing virtual slaves in sweatshops are bad enough, but the fashion industry is also actively hastening the destruction of the very Earth we walk on. It insists on launching fresh collections each season, declaring yesterday‘s range obsolete on a whim.
Digital has really made the fashion industry a lot more transparent. So people can see and understand how the industry really works, and participate in an industry that was very inaccessible to people. The only thing that people used to see before was the end product. Anyone can participate in it now.
There isn’t that disconnect between the fashion industry and people now – you can be a trendsetter even if you don’t go to shows. The industry isn’t as snobbish as it used to be.
When I first started modeling, I realised I was very different from many of my colleagues, but I welcomed the opportunities my career in fashion offered me and the support from many inspiring individuals in the fashion industry.
The fashion industry, like others, is constantly changing.
I’m regularly speaking at London Business School and Harvard Business School. They’re the next generation of leaders in the fashion industry.
A lot of people, when they look at the whole trans thing, they think,’Oh, you’re transgender, and in the fashion industry, which is very pro-LGBT, so you don’t have any problems because it’s a progressive place.’ But that’s not the reality.
You do not need to go to journalism school if you want to work in the fashion industry. I think high schools condition you to think this way: If you want to be a fashion editor, go to fashion school. If you want to be a writer, you should study journalism. I think that the best school in life is experience.
I think the fashion industry has gotten to a place where it is embarrassing.
But as an adult working in the fashion industry, I struggle with materialism. And I’m one of the least materialistic people that exist, because material possessions don’t mean much to me. They’re beautiful, I enjoy them, they can enhance your life to a certain degree, but they’re ultimately not important.
I don’t care what you call me. I’m glad to even have a place in this fashion industry. Plus-size, straight-size, in-betweenie – I don’t care regardless.
A lot of self-importance goes on in the fashion industry. I’m not like that.
I did not label myself ‘plus size.’ The fashion industry did.
One cabbie chastened me by saying that the fashion industry was doing harm to young people, who are trying to live up to an unrealistic ideal. It prompted me to make body image and diversity key issues on ‘The Business of Fashion.’
I invited a group of students to my studio to expose them to both the creative and business sides of the fashion industry. It was fun because the group was so bright and full of curiosity. They asked really challenging questions about all aspects of the business and absorbed so much information so quickly.
Pretending that the fashion industry isn’t in part based on leather would be quite stupid of me, but at the same time, there is another way of doing things – even outside of leather. I don’t use PVC either, for example, because it is harmful.
I’m lucky that I’m inside the fashion industry and see clothes from a different perspective than the traditional consumer. Being able to curate, edit, and style product to make my own look is a privilege, but something I think men are becoming more aware of how to do.
The fashion industry certainly has its obscene sides. The cost of a coat can be obscene. So can the cost of a photo shoot if you’re working with a really good photographer.
I’ve been a fella in the fashion industry for a very long time now, and the industry has been very good to me.