I work with people I admire and respect. It’s never because of who they are.
Rap music’s been around for too long now to be inspirational. The words are but the music isn’t.
I come from a different era and I design clothes for our era. I think of people I want to dress when I design.
Now I design what I want to wear and it works that way.
I can design a collection in a day and I always do cause I’ve always got a load of Italians on my back moaning that it’s late.
There is something sinister something quite biographical about what I do – but that part is for me. It’s my personal business. I think there is a lot of romance melancholy. There’s a sadness to it but there’s romance in sadness. I suppose I am a very melancholy person.
I find beauty in the grotesque like most artists.
I always wanted to be a designer. I read books on fashion from the age of 12.