My father, Buddy Robinson, was superchic - a dandy. He always wore dinner jackets at night and espadrilles in the summer, but with his own flair. He was even well dressed when riding a tractor or listening to a ball game on the radio.
If I had to read only one author, it would be Gabriel Garcia Marquez because I love the mystical, magical quality of his writing.
You have to be savvy and sharp and also straightforward with your customer. I think that authenticity is really important.
I am always interested in designing things that have a great price point attached to it.
Big businesses can help by engaging aspiring entrepreneurs and promoting initiatives which support small businesses from within.
My approach to beauty is 'less is more,' but I usually wear a pinky-nude lip color, like my Pas du Tout.
When I think about fashion I think women will never lose that appetite for fashion.
I wanted stores that would feel like a comfortable room in my apartment, cozy and colorful and different.
I grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania, where my parents raised German shepherds - we had about 30 dogs at any given time.
Many people think that buying a fake product is harmless, but counterfeiting is estimated to result in annual losses of over $20 billion dollars to American companies.
There's a negative connotation to ambitious women, and I think that we should be able to be proud of being ambitious and not shy away from that, if that... is what you want to do.
My mother would be the person all of my friends would go to for advice.
Being a sensitive, thoughtful person opens you up for criticism and being affected by it.