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Born: 1951-05-16
Profession: Designer
Nation: French
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Very skinny women don't look beautiful in clothes.

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We all look for lost time.

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You need ego but mine is not blinding.

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Going out in Paris was like going out in the '30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything I'd seen in books at my grandparents' house, only it was our generation.

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If you look back at the history of creativity in clothes - the French Revolution, the First World War and the Second World War - they have all been creative reinventions, the moment new forms of luxury come into play.

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Fashion needs to be worn.

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They say that the best furniture and clothing design from the '50s and '60s is Scandinavian or Milanese.

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I look for friends who make me laugh.

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I translated Beatles songs for my English class.

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I'd experienced the '40s and '50s by looking at my grandparents' old clothes, books, and magazines.

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Italy is a divided country without a center.

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Since I was a child I've loved going to the opera, theatre and ballet.

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The exchange by e-mail is more intimate than conversation - you allow yourself to say things you otherwise wouldn't.

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People want to be in their own fashion tribes, so they want to wear the same clothes to be connected to everyone else in that tribe. But they want to be different from other tribes.

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But the Milanese have made bad choices, bad fashion, and bad jewelry.

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For me, I am still very happy to be able to do stage design as it's an opportunity to express the extreme.

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French design hardly exists, except as artificial modernism.

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I am always anxious to know what has happened while I've been asleep.

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I am not nostalgic for the past.

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I am still in love with couture because it is just two months from drawing pad to runway so everything on the catwalk is hot from the oven.

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I never loved the world around me as it was.

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I think it's always difficult to reconcile the needs of art and business.

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If I was a fashion designer just following trends or designing for celebrities, I would not be fulfilled.

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In Italy, the Milanese are well organized but follow bourgeois taste. They adhere to certain codes of elegance, but not to individualism.

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Perhaps I shouldn't have been influenced by the idea that my name could be spread across the entire world.

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The idea of seeing everybody clad the same is not really my cup of tea.

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The notion of time bothers me. You look at thirty-year-old photographs and realize how the time has passed.

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The world needs some excitement from fashion.

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There are days when I'm completely depressed and able to do only one drawing.

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There's always some kind of hidden logic.

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But God, who is the Eternal Mind, is undoubtedly of excellence, complete and perfect in every part.

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The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true.

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Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.

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For if the honour paid to Him is shared by others, He altogether ceases to be worshipped, since His religion requires us to believe that He is the one and only God.

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Mars, when guilty of homicide, and set free from the charge of murder by the Athenians through favour, lest he should appear to be too fierce and savage, committed adultery with Venus.

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Therefore let men withdraw themselves from errors; and laying aside corrupt superstitions, let them acknowledge their Father and Lord, whose excellence cannot be estimated, nor His greatness perceived, nor His beginning comprehended.

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But God, who is immortal, has no need of difference of sex, nor of succession.

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Homer was able to give us no information relating to the truth, for he wrote of human rather than divine things.

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Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.

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Nobody is poor unless he stand in need of justice.

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But some one will say that this supreme Being, who made all things, and those also who conferred on men particular benefits, are entitled to their respective worship.

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Cicero, in his treatise concerning the Nature of the Gods, having said that three Jupiters were enumerated by theologians, adds that the third was of Crete, the son of Saturn, and that his tomb is shown in that island.

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For if God is a title of the highest power, He must be incorruptible, perfect, incapable of suffering, and subject to no other being; therefore they are not gods whom necessity compels to obey the one greatest God.

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For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living, which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few, but to live well belongs to all.

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It is possible that Mount Olympus may have supplied the poets with the hint for saying that Jupiter obtained the kingdom of heaven, because Olympus is the common name both of the mountain and of heaven.

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Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight, and their judgment more to be relied on, because they are believed to have paid attention, not to matters of fiction, but to the investigation of the truth.

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The poets, therefore, however much they adorned the gods in their poems, and amplified their exploits with the highest praises, yet very frequently confess that all things are held together and governed by one spirit or mind.

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The prophets, who were very many, proclaim and declare the one God; for, being filled with the inspiration of the one God, they predicted things to come, with agreeing and harmonious voice.

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There is no one, who possesses intelligence and uses reflection, who does not understand that it is one Being who both created all things and governs them with the same energy by which He created them.

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Therefore God is one, if that which admits of so great power can be nothing else: and yet those who deem that there are many gods, say that they have divided their functions among themselves; but we will discuss all these matters at their proper places.

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Therefore, if the gods are immortal and eternal, what need is there of the other sex, when they themselves do not require succession, since they are always about to exist?

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When their city was occupied by the Gauls, and the Romans, who were besieged in the Capitol, had made military engines from the hair of the women, they dedicated a temple to the Bald Venus.

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