texturism:

fashion used to be a family business. for years and years, it was the kind of business in which mothers and fathers and children and grandchildren would all work together. and there was something in that. because family is the only place where you feel comfortable enough to make mistakes, and in creation, mistakes are really important. they drive you forwardwe have no titles at lanvin; at lunch everybody eats together and the studio feels as one. i don’t believe in a hierarchy, in a pyramid of people reporting to other people who report to me. i always say that if you really want the truth you have to go to the basement because that is where things happen. if you look for the truth in the penthouse, usually it’s fake.

i feel today we have to relearn how to be small again. the industry now is very strong and very powerful and very big and loud. i think it’s an important time to go back to design, to think small and to go back to creativity. it’s not just about marketing, but about creativity again, about a return to intuition, to emotion. we have to bring joy to people—that’s the essence of the job.

- alber elbaz (in his interview in the WSJ mag) | via nouvelel-nouveau

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