Top 38 Designer Quotes From Vera Wang

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“Success isn’t about the end result, it’s about what you learn along the way.” – Vera Wang

“Fashion to me has become very disposable; I wanted to get back to craft, to clothes that could last.” – Vera Wang

“Design is about point of view, and there should be some sort of woman or lifestyle or attitude in one’s head as a designer. So my being able to reach the masses was something that meant a great deal to me – especially for women who could never wear Vera Wang.” – Vera Wang

“My mother is the reason I’m in fashion. She worshiped it. Unfortunately, she infected me.” – Vera Wang

“I see myself as a true modernist. Even when I do a traditional gown, I give it a modern twist. I go to the past for research. Need to know what came before so I can break the rules.” – Vera Wang

“I’m not really a girl who likes to go out to lunch or cocktails or store openings.” – Vera Wang

“Let’s be realistic, how many people are buying a $2,000 skirt? I love to design things that people can actually buy. I’m staggered by what a boot costs today.” – Vera Wang

“I wanted to define the vocabulary of a wedding both visually and intellectually. The book is about more than weddings or wedding dresses. It’s a metaphor for women’s lives, their creativity.” – Vera Wang

“They never ask the celebrities why they don’t wear their own clothes on the red carpet.” – Vera Wang

“I was an art history major, but never specifically contemporary. I would say where I really stopped were the abstract expressionists in the New York school.” – Vera Wang

“Don’t be afraid to take time to learn. It’s good to work for other people. I worked for others for 20 years. They paid me to learn.” – Vera Wang

“I’ve been designing since I was 8. I started sketching dresses I could wear when skating. I was always involved in all aspects of skating, not just the technique, the choreography, the music, but the visual aspects, too – what I should wear.” – Vera Wang

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“It’s a remarkable exercise to sit and look at your own work over the years.” – Vera Wang

“To me, eyewear goes way beyond being a prescription. It’s like makeup. It’s the most incredible accessory. The shape of a frame or the color of lenses can change your whole appearance.” – Vera Wang

“It’s hard to balance everything. It’s always challenging.” – Vera Wang

“My evening really begins when I take a long, hot bath. I light a candle, and I turn on the news and try to catch up. It’s when I can breathe from the day to the night, and that means a lot to me.” – Vera Wang

“The key is falling in love with something, anything. If your heart’s attached to it, then your mind will be attached to it.” – Vera Wang

“Although in skating you compete with other people, anyone who achieves a certain level of success is first and foremost competing against themselves. And for me the idea that I could always do better, learn more, learn faster, is something that came from skating. But I carried that with me for the rest of my life.” – Vera Wang

“All I did my first year at Vogue was Xerox.” – Vera Wang

“That was a major goal for me – to be able to reach and encourage more women, to encourage them to express themselves and be what they want to be. People get very trapped where they are.” – Vera Wang

“My bedroom is my sanctuary. It’s like a refuge, and it’s where I do a fair amount of designing – at least conceptually, if not literally.” – Vera Wang

“A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes.” – Vera Wang

“I adore the challenge of creating truly modern clothes, where a woman’s personality and sense of self are revealed. I want people to see the dress, but focus on the woman.” – Vera Wang

“I’m only waiting for Lindsay Lohan’s fashion collection to come out. Ten years from now, there may be no real designers left.” – Vera Wang

“I love a black wedding dress.” – Vera Wang

“When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great.” – Vera Wang

“Fashion offers no greater challenge than finding what works for night without looking like you are wearing a costume.” – Vera Wang

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“I like the gritty parts of fashion, the design, the studio, the pictures.” – Vera Wang

“Things that came before, people and things and experiences – that does mean something to me. It doesn’t mean I don’t embrace the new, but I don’t forget the past, either.” – Vera Wang

“I was a total fashion insider who became an outsider when I did bridal.” – Vera Wang

“When you have a passion for something then you tend not only to be better at it, but you work harder at it too.” – Vera Wang

“I see myself as a true modernist. Even when I do a traditional gown, I give it a modern twist. I go to the past for research. I need to know what came before so I can break the rules.” – Vera Wang

“My closet is organized by tops, pants, and outerwear, but not a lot of dresses. Gowns are in another room because I don’t often dress formally, even though I design gowns. Like most designers, I have a uniform, and mine is a legging.” – Vera Wang

“I see myself as an arbiter of taste.” – Vera Wang

“As the mother of two daughters, I have great respect for women. And I don’t ever want to lose that.” – Vera Wang

“I started at the very highest level so the upper end is something I know very well. I know it instinctively. But all the years I was designing, it frustrated me that I could reach so few women.” – Vera Wang

“New York for me is about work. If L.A. were to become a West Coast version of that, I’d shoot myself. The climate, the lifestyle – it really fits as the yin to my New York yang.” – Vera Wang

“The funny thing is that I’m the girl who no one sees at the beach. Ask anyone who’s traveled with me. Normally, I’m in so many layers, I look like Lawrence of Arabia!” – Vera Wang