14 Of Michael Kors’ Sassiest Quotes To Celebrate His Birthday Weekend

We chart the Michael Kors' most memorable quotes...

One of fashion’s most colourful characters, Mr Michael Kors turns 56 on Sunday 9th August. To celebrate we’re charting his funniest, most stylish and sassiest quotes…

1. ‘Fashion fame is nice fame. It’s not like celebrity fame where you can’t step outside without being followed by the paparazzi.’

2. ‘I am the oldest young designer in New York City.’


3. ‘I’m not the type of designer who is sitting in a room sketching for days on end. I like to work with people and see an idea or a moment evolve into an entire collection.’

4. ‘Give me Caviar Kaspia and give me a hamburger. I love the two extremes.’


5. ‘I think my mother might have been my Barbie.’

6. When critiquing a contestant’s work on Project Runway: ‘She looks like toilet paper in a windstorm.’


7. On another hopeful’s creation: ‘I mean, she’s borderline Teletubby.’

8. ‘In high school and while I was attending FIT, I was a slave to the trends. I skipped my high school prom to go to Studio 54 and draped myself in hand-made raw silk diaper pants.’


9. ‘Clothes are like a good meal, a good movie, great pieces of music.’

10. ‘Fashion is an athletic competition.’


11. ‘Personal style is knowing yourself, your lifestyle, your body and finding clothes that become the frame. You become the star.’

12. ‘People want to look taller and thinner. No one says, ‘Ooh! Let me buy that dress because it makes me feel matronly.’


13. ‘Rushing to embrace every trend will leave you fashionable, but not stylish.’

14. ‘I think the older I get, the more I realise that the ultimate luxury is time.’

Read our exclusive interview with the man himself for even more Michael Kors quotes

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