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" If you invest in something a little more expensive with longevity, you'll use it more. "
" My passion for fashion originated in my mother's closet. She was a woman who loved fashion. She enjoyed dressing up a lot, and she had a closet that was like her sacred room that belonged only to her. She wouldn't let us go in and play there very often. "
" I was so passionate about being in the magazine industry, even when I first started at 'Mirabella.' "
" I've had to adapt my wardrobe to my various roles, both at the office, as a mom, and for television. When I shop for the season I look for pieces that will suit every facet of my daily life, not just one single occasion. "
" When I was older and I first started working, I was obsessed with buying my first Chanel jacket. I saved up my hard-earned money, went to Barneys, and bought a little black Chanel jacket. It saw many, many job interviews and many, many events. I'm not fitting into it lately, but I still have it. "
" Fashion is an expression of a time, of a place, of history. It's putting things into context. "
" I was obsessed with fashion when I was young. I thought fashion meant fashion design, and I thought I wanted to be a designer at some point. "
" Sweaters are a closet staple. They look great under a leather vest or with a pair of tailored trousers. "
" I don't ride the subway. Either I walk, or I take a New York City taxi. "
" I actually started my career interning at Perry Ellis and got to work with Marc Jacobs. "
" Taking stock of what you own, when done correctly and thoroughly, helps dampen the urge to shop frivolously. "
" My aspiration was always to be a fashion editor. "
" I'll admit it, the grunge trend doesn't really speak to me. I get why other people like it, but it's just not my style. Don't get me wrong, I love layering, but I like it when it is done with a little more polish and sophistication. "
" It's refreshing to see a woman who can artfully weave her individuality into an otherwise safe ensemble. "
" I grew up with a fashion-obsessed mother and an older sister, so there was a lot of fashion in my house. The first thing I remember owning was a Pierre Cardin jumpsuit when I was 9 or 10; of course I didn't actually buy it, but I fell in love with it. "
" Whenever I'm on a book tour, one of the questions I always get asked is what to wear to various occasions. "
" I'm all about the high heel; I think it's the sexiest accessory ever made, including lingerie. "
" My nightmare of nightmares is being overdressed for a casual event - I've done it! You have to have a real sense of what you want to communicate. "
" We all get a little rush of excitement at the prospect of buying a brand-new outfit for a first date, but this is not the time. You're much better off wearing clothes, shoes especially, that you've already tested. "
" When I come home, I need to feel instantly disconnected. In the rest of my life, I feel overstimulated. Here, I want things to be serene and unfussy, full of objects I love - but not too many of them. "
" I'm all about my rugs. I don't like a lot of color. The apartment isn't exactly monotone, but it's full of very soft shades. So, really, the fun is with the carpets. "
" I'm not sure if I can cook. I probably can. But I'm really good at cajoling anybody around me to cook for me. "
" People always ask me if I could live in any other era what would it be, and I tell them none! I feel so lucky to live in an age where technology has changed and continues to change and make life so much more exciting. It keeps everyone young and constantly learning new things. "
" I'm a real believer in dressing tone-on-tone. I'm not saying you need to dress black. Dress just one color so the colors are not breaking your silhouette. "
" What I loved about my partnership with 'Quarterly' was the fact that it bridges the online world with the real world. Sometimes we see these two worlds as separate entities, and to be able to establish a bridge is very exciting. "
" My style is about making things last forever. When you're on a budget, it can be daunting to spend $300 on a pair of boots or a coat. But such basics are the building blocks from which your look is crafted. "
" I lived in South America when I was growing up. I spent hours sketching. I was good at drawing, and I was obsessed with fashion, but I was also obsessed with magazines. "
" I do not do selfies! That's a tough one because I don't do selfies, but I think it's all about personal style. The more outrageous, the better. "
" If my closet were burning, it'd be my collection of jackets I would save - they always make me feel pulled-together. "
" Each moment calls for a different stylistic essence and a different sense of impact, and mastery of this balance is an art form - a very learnable art form. "
" 'Style Strategy' is about shopping smart, staying chic and making it all last. It's about showing women how to shop for value without compromising style. "