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Fashion Quotes

Our latest Fashion Quotes story includes notable quotes from Anja Rubik, Anna Wintour, Lady Gaga, Lindsey Wixson, and Brad Goreski.

Fashion QuotesRachel Zoe’s assistant Brad Goreski on fashion vocabulary: “A ‘lewk’ is like, ‘I’m wearing a lewk today,’ it’s something that everybody will notice. It’s like you’re out of the pages of a magazine, that’s a lewk. ‘Werk’ is a feeling. Like you werk your lewk. Like, was it werking? Was it happening, was it going on? A mayjor lewk is, like, above and beyond actual major.” [NY Times]

Model Anja Rubik on backstage working conditions: “[Working conditions are] getting unfortunately worse. When we used to model, at least the changing rooms were way better for girls. Now, there’s no respect, we have to change with 1,000 other people around. So I think it’s even going backwards, it’s getting worse and worse.” [NY Mag]

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour at Alexander McQueen’s memorial service: “One (model) turned to give me an extremely prominent close-up of her mostly naked back view. Well, after that collection it was a done deal. Everybody lowered their trousers everywhere.” [NY Times]

Lady Gaga on stylist Nicola Formichetti’s appointment at Thierry Mugler: “Blood pumps through Nicola’s veins like perfume and cigarettes. His brain throbs with misfit royalty, glamour as punk survival, attitude as liberation, style as revolution. THIERRY MUGLER has a way with legendary lifestyle and Nicola is just that: Epic Lifestyle, Freakdom, Gorgeous or Die, The “fuck” in future poetry, the street in High-Fashion. Nicola Formichetti is Fashion’s Freedom.” [Nylon]

Model Lindsey Wixson on the possibility of wearing Jason Wu to prom: “My friends would be like how much did that cost, what? Like freaking out!” [Modelinia]

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