Top 52 Quotes of Zac Posen

You can’t market or commercialize feminism as an entity. One has to be careful. I aim to be about powerful women in my clothing.

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When you make and drape clothing, the scissors are your tool. What can I say about them? They’re my babies. And you have to take care of them correctly. You have to have them sharpened, and you can’t use them for any other material.

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When I was little, I had a Norwegian babysitter – and that was my introduction to both regular and salty licorice. We all know the ordinary version, but the salty kind is a favorite candy throughout Northern Europe. It’s a guilty pleasure of mine that I have to try not to keep around because I’ll eat the entire bag in one go.

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To me, the more dialogue amongst creative types, the better. It keeps people on their toes, and competition is healthy.

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To me, being in fashion is about your work, not about facilitating a lifestyle.

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To be able to buy a plant and plant it, that’s a luxury to me.

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There’s nothing wrong with being pretty.

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There’s not one major greatest influence on my career. It would be film and great artists and great imagineers – Jim Henson, Walt Disney, Charlie Chaplin, people who understand the joy of the imagination.

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There’s a reason good fabrics have a cost. They’re done with good quality to last.

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There is no reason for me to show my collection in New York, because it’s not about craft and technique there.

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There are issues that are being questioned that are fundamentally upsetting to me, deeply: immigration, funding for the arts, Planned Parenthood, and women’s rights. These are just issues that are very close to my heart, and I use my own private voice and funds to fight for them and in support of them.

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The way I cut my clothing… it is about empowerment and loving the curves of the body.

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The first time I went to the Met Ball, I was 16. I was an intern there and saved up to buy a staff ticket to the party. That was my favorite experience going. It wasn’t the red carpet; it was the experience of being there for the first time.

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The biggest thing politically within fashion is that the clothing should be displayed on different body shapes.

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Taking sartorial risks and not following other people is what makes you stand out.

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Some of the best kitchen discoveries come about through total kitchen disasters.

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So many people are following fashion now. It’s become fashion-tainment.

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People who devote themselves to a life of style are admirable.

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One of my goals and dreams is to work in film in the future.

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Obviously, I like very beautiful food, because I think as delicious as food has to taste, it also has to look very beautiful – the process of presentation is very important.

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New York ladies all look immaculate.

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Listen, I’m not a rich kid. I’m a cultured kid; I’m very rich in culture.

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I’m quite a tuxedo junkie, I collect them all year round.

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I’m not a chef. But I’m passionate about food – the tradition of it, cooking it, and sharing it.

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I’m a SoHo born-and-raised kid. So my parents dragged me to lots of museums, and for birthdays and any kind of celebration, we’d go to the theater.

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If you’re entering into fashion in an original way, you have to know your craft, and you have to know your history. You have to be obsessively dedicated. You have to be relentless about making it happen. It doesn’t take a bank. It takes passion, love, timing, and luck.

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I went through the workroom at Central Saint Martins in London, which is the most competitive workroom of a design school in the world. Very high creativity, very conceptual, very international, age-diverse and cutthroat – people who have master degrees reapplying into a foundation there is just wild to me to launch their careers.

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I want to make things of quality. I’m a big believer in handmade, tactile, crafted pieces. I want to keep that tradition alive.

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I want to be a major force.

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I started cooking out of middle school depression.

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I love creative people.

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I have to bring my A-Game 24/7, between creating, draping, and overseeing a myriad of different brands.

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I have so many fashion mistakes, but that’s part of being in fashion. I think the people that you see make the most mistakes are usually the best dressers.

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I have multiple lines and am licensing multiple projects, but I am still hands-on. It feels special. I don’t take it for granted.

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I have a garden, and I collect different heirloom seeds from different neighbors.

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I garden in my Brooks Brothers pajamas and straw hat.

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I eat everything, but I moderate; I try to be semiconscious. I don’t eat pasta every day, although people who follow my Instagram think I do.

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I don’t cook ribs in my own home. I let my dad cook the ribs. He’s from St. Louis, Missouri. I like to use a grill, but that’s my dad’s domain.

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I don’t believe in one ideal beauty.

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I cherish my time off and the solitude that comes along with it.

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I believe that creativity is an important human experience and element in the same way as sleeping, eating, having sex.

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I am totally unattached to material items.

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I am a compulsive and concise shopper.

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Food is everything. Food, friends, family: Those are the most important things in life.

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Fashion is killing women’s body image of themselves.

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Fashion has a dark side – it’s not all runways and lipstick and fishtail gowns.

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Everybody wants to be a star right now, to be heard, to have a voice, so you have to give the confidence for people to have that ability – and give them the wardrobe to become a star.

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Don’t worry about what’s cool and what’s not cool. Authenticity is what’s cool.

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Chefs have the ego of an actor and fashion designer combined.

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Beyond fashion, I think that culture has a side where they love to shoot you up like a clay pigeon and then take out their rifles. I lived that, and I got to see the perspective from up in the sky.

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At the end of the day, you’re not defined, I don’t believe, by your financial means. That doesn’t make you a better person or a smarter person.

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At the end of the day, you can’t compete with Mother Nature. If you’ve got a great tomato, just a pinch of sea salt is all you need.

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