Riccardo Tisci Quotes.
No matter how much people in fashion think we’re so cool and avant-garde, for most fashion people, creativity is quite taboo.
People’s wardrobes in history are something that society and culture imposed. But sexuality is not about the way you dress.
IвЂ™m very faithful to myself. When you do things that are true it just comes out quite instinctively.
I tried to never exclude people. I know what it means to be left out.
My life has changed financially and I have a name, but I try to never forget people on my journey.
Seduction is about intelligence and wit. Someone who makes me laugh has every chance to seduce me.
My mom didn’t teach me about Marco Polo. She didn’t teach me about Napoleon. She didn’t teach me about any of that. But she did teach me how to survive and to be a good person. And you need to be a strong woman to do that. She’s the biggest person in my life. She’s my Virgin Maria. That’s why I love religion so much.
My relationship with religion is very strong because it was my hope, and it gave me two things very important in my life. It gave me the belief and it gave me a point to reach: Don’t do something bad to the people next to you.
I try to destroy taboo in fashion-which is something I learned as a kid. I come from the street, and you have to be a survivor.
My definition of beauty is something between extremely ugly and extremely fantastic.
I brought a lot of the codification of womenswear to menswear. Why? Because when I was a child, I was wearing women’s clothes adjusted to me.
I always think about the streets because that’s where I come from and that’s where I’m going to die one day. That is my life.
I am interested in beauty when it has something special and mysterious.
For me, darkness is something very beautiful.
To leave Italy at 17 without money and go to a country like England is very rare; Italians stay with the family until 30, 35. But I couldn’t stand to live in this box anymore. I was getting bigger, and the box was getting smaller.
Being a creative mind, you have to examine who you are every day.
Anything I do, I do with my heart. This is why I sometimes get very upset or sometimes get very personal when I’m working.
Couture is emotion. Couture is freedom. Couture is not thinking about pricing and not thinking about craziness. You can do whatever you want to do in couture.
Black is always elegant. It is the most complete colour in the whole world, made of all the colours in the palette.
I’ve always been obsessed with things that are half animal and half human – like mermaids and Minotaurs – because they are trapped in an animal body. And I felt trapped in my own life.