The only way to advertise is by not focusing on the product.
My wardrobe consists of antique clothes, many of my designs, plus shoes and shirts from Brooks Brothers and Paul Stuart.
No 27-year-old has the experience to run a company that does a quarter of a billion dollars a year in sales.
People who run a ready-to-wear company are businessmen rather than production or design people.
I've met people who didn't even know there was a Calvin Klein; they thought it was just the name of a product.
We're not doing outrageous fashion; I make sports clothes that are relatively conservative, clothes that everyone wears.
I have the New York Daily News to thank for the jeans controversy.
We were using Brooke as an actress; she was playing different roles: a liberated woman, a teenager, a vamp.
I have the reputation of being easygoing. But inside, I'm like nails. I will kill.
I love Brooke. Exploiting her was never my intention.
People have told me about organized crime in the fashion industry, but I can't talk about that. I'm looking to stay alive.
Levi's can produce many more Western jeans than we can and make them at a better price.
I'm in a business where no one cares about anything except how well your last collection sold.
Women's Wear Daily can do more than any other publication to establish a designer.
AIDS is an absolutely tragic disease. The argument about AIDS' being some kind of divine retribution is crap.
It seems there's always another rumor about my life; some people are simply talked about more than others.
Traditionally, the sample is always better than the stock you deliver to the store.
I still drink vodka; I'm not an advocate of drinking, but I'm no angel. I don't like grass, because it just makes me hungry.