'I can't stand people who don't change their clothes.' --Karl Lagerfeld, explaining why he changes upwards of three times a day

'I stank like a raccoon! I could not go to the show like that.' --Marc Jacobs, responding to criticism regarding the late start time of his runway presentation

'I'm obsessed with perfection to the point that it's nearly an illness.' --Tom Ford on being a perfectionist

'Oh, my God, who wants to date me? I'm so complicated. People have a low perception of me, men especially. They think, this woman, she's a nightmare.' --Donatella Versace on life after divorce


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