Comfort is very important to me. I think people live better in big houses and in big clothes.
I want to be the joy to people through my work.
In the past, people were born royal. Nowadays, royalty comes from what you do.
I try to contrast; life today is full of contrast... We have to change.
I have a fantastic relationship with money. I use it to buy my freedom.
Even Michelangelo got paid for doing the Sistine Chapel. To those artists who say they're doing it for the love of art, I say: Get real.
I want to be a designer for my time.
I really want to make clothes that are feminine and help women look beautiful.
For me, the summer will be pure gray - mother-of-pearl gray, very pale gray. To me, this is the big statement for summer. Then we have light blue, light turquoise, lots of pink.
I am a typical Italian; I love the clan. But I don't think about getting married.
Women are more sure of themselves today. They don't have to emulate the way men dress.
I liked women as a shape to dress.
My dream was always to be a composer, but fashion came very easily.
I think it's the responsibility of a designer to try to break rules and barriers.
I'm a little like Marco Polo, going around and mixing cultures.