Best Quotes by Ann Demeulemeester

Jewelry is something that has to do with emotion. That aspect of jewelry really interests me.

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Good fashion is like rock music: all anarchy and revolt.

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I had to find my own language in jewelry. That was important to me; it really had to be what I would love to have myself.

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Beauty of mind creates freedom. Freedom of mind creates beauty.

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I became a fashion designer by accident. I loved to make portrait drawings when I was a teenager, and from that came the interest in what people were wearing and why they were wearing it.

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I’ve always done things my way.

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It’s too easy to say that orange is happy and black is sad. To me, black is perfect. You can fill it with the emotion you want to express.

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Fashion is silly. Perhaps I should say fashion in general is silly. But then everything is, in general. If you talk about music in general, it’s silly; about magazines, in general, they’re silly.

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The future is open, and I never make plans. As long as it’s interesting to me, I try to live my life to the fullest.

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I am just a Flemish girl with her feet on the ground.

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Ann Demeulemeester is an adult brand now, with its own identity and legacy that is able to continue growing without me.

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Creating is a lonely thing in a lot of ways.

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When you see or hear something beautiful, it’s like that thing is transmitting a kind of energy, and if that energy helped create the work, the only thing I can do is play it when I finally show the work.

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I don’t look at other people’s work because I don’t want to be distracted by their ideas.

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Things aren’t interesting if you level them. It’s the voice that’s interesting.

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What I like to wear, I do myself. I don’t know how that sounds, but it’s the truth. My life is so mixed with my profession that I don’t know where I begin or my work ends.

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I always followed my own path.

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I’m not confused about what’s happening in fashion, because I follow my own direction and go.

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I need human feelings to fit garments. I couldn’t do it just, like, on an object – it’s too close to our body. It’s like a skin you are making, so you need one’s feelings to make a garment.

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It’s most beautiful thing about my work. I have reached people who I would never have known without my work.

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I feel more European than Belgian. However I do think that my Flemish roots have an impact on my character and culture.

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As a young girl, I dreamed of having a voice in fashion.

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For me, Gothic is something from my youth, when I had a heavy metal phase.

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My work has always been about authentic feeling, and I think we live in a time where we need that.

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I can make 10 jackets of the same colour, same two pockets and same length, that will look like 10 completely different jackets when you put them on. It’s about the way they are cut – it makes them look and feel completely different and move differently, and that’s a never-ending study. People who wear my clothes will know exactly what I mean.

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