I was just cruising Style.com and ran across The Future of Fashion, Part Seven: Carine Roitfeld and ok, this is a seriously juicy interview. I’ve previously mentioned the gloriousness of Carine Roitfeld, but this is just all sorts of major. I LOVE her. So open, sincere, passionate, honest and most importantly, provocative.
The interview is a must-read. She not only talks her opinions on the future of fashion, but she gets into some pretty interesting and detailed topics like her relationships with Tom Ford, Emmanuelle Alt, Jonathan Newhouse and Lara Stone.
Here are a few of my fav quotes:
I think it would be stupid to change too much, because I think it’s doing quite well. But everyone has their own personality, and Emmanuelle is very different than me, so we’re going to see what she’s going to do. But I think it’s going to be a bit easier for her than it was for me ten years ago, because everyone wants to work at French Vogue now.
People say, “Why did you leave French Vogue? It’s crazy.” But I say, I always liked challenge. When Tom Ford asked me to consult for Gucci, I had never consulted in my life. I didn’t know what consulting was, and look, we made something amazing. I have a lot of ideas coming, and it’s more exciting than getting older in your golden cage.
Always I will be a risky woman. I will keep this legend.