Stella McCartney

The outspoken designer talks to TIME's Nadia Mustafa about her new animal-friendly accessories line, understatement and mashed potatoes

YOU CALL YOUR FALL READY-TO-WEAR COLLECTION IRREVERENT. WHY? It's a British thing—mixing opposites and getting excited by the masculine-feminine tension. The collection is luxurious and easy to wear at the same time. It's about making an understated statement.

YOUR DESIGNS FOR H&M SOLD OUT IMMEDIATELY. ANY PLANS FOR ANOTHER ACCESSIBLE LINE? We try to have pieces within our collection that appeal to all types of women, both in style and price point.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PIECE OF CLOTHING IN YOUR WARDROBE? My bespoke three-piece white suit.

THE BELT PREVAILS IN YOUR ACCESSORIES COLLECTION. WHAT WAS YOUR INSPIRATION? If you've got...

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