Top Quotes by Alessandro Michele

The way you dress is an expression of your personality.

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I adore pink; it’s very powerful. It makes you feel sweet and sexy, also if you are a man.

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The way you dress is really the way you feel, the way you live, what you read, your choices. That’s what I want to put into Gucci.

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Fashion is the most beautiful illusion you can have.

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Luxury means that you show the way you dress with eccentricity.

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There should be no boundaries, no hierarchy, no violence. Men and women are equal.

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There is something in Shanghai that is very exciting and alive – the idea of a city with two different souls, one from today and another from a long time ago, is amazing.

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Beauty has no boundaries, no rules, no colors. Beauty is like a religion. You can include everything inside it.

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This is the power of fashion: the capability of allowing people to express themselves.

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Clothes are endless possibilities for meaning because with every change or different association, you are a different person.

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I think that there is not really a difference between a ‘Peanuts’ and a beautiful Renaissance painting. There is something very romantic in the ‘Peanuts’ – it’s at the same level of a novel or a Jane Austen story or a beautiful embroidered rose fabric. It is a piece of romanticism.

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With a brand like Gucci, you have to give something that belongs to beautiful Italian culture in terms of craftsmanship and materials.

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There is something special about the beauty in the unclear, the ambiguity, the in-between that you can’t totally recognise.

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I love taking prints, embroidery, appliques – precious things that seem to be from another time – and using them to create a contemporary, new story.

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I’m obsessed with trompe l’oeil – the idea of something that is existing and is not existing.

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I like it when I see people dressed on the street, and it looks like Gucci, but it’s not. It means you are doing something right.

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Vintage is my vocabulary… like the notes of a musician.

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Trees and flowers are so important. The idea of blooming is the idea of becoming something different.

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Fashion is not about product; it’s about an interesting idea that you can’t resist buying into.

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I’m not conscious of being a revolutionary. This is my life, looking through my glasses at my little world, but this world seems to be full of people who understand it.

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I spend a lot of time in Paris, in Milan, and in New York, and Rome is a little bit different. There is something in Rome, incredible, like in a Fellini movie. Everybody’s screaming and laughing very loud. It’s something that can give me more energy in terms of freedom.

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I’ve always been intrigued and fascinated by Gaga. She is a chameleon; she has the capability to fully express her individuality and her eclectic personality by simply being herself.

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Westminster is a piece of this city’s energy, something the contemporary world has forgotten.

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If you have rules, you let creativity sleep.

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When I started to work at Gucci, I tried literally to destroy everything.

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The only urgency I feel is to keep on, at a slow pace, with my journey.

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I have a big passion for flowers and nature.

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I am a collector of jewels, old jewels.

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My way to think about creation is like the end of the world. I love confusion. So music and image, picture, fabrics, people, person, talk: That’s my way to work. And food. And perfumes. I love perfumes. And flowers and plants, and dresses and vintage.

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My father was a shaman. He told me that time doesn’t exist. He didn’t use a clock. He didn’t know when my birthday was.

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I understand that people want to see just the posh side of fashion, but fashion is a lot of work.

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I’m a collector of everything.

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I really don’t consider Kim Kardashian sexy. She’s like one of those primordial sculptures of fertility, like the Venus of Willendorf.

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I have something inside of me that every day tells me that nature and beauty is the soul, the meaning, of our life. And I also love Hollywood and cinema.

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I become mad when I work. It’s like a fever that grows; I don’t need to choose just one thing.

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I am always connected with the Renaissance a lot; that’s why I am connected with Pitti Palace.

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You have to be open to dreaming. It’s a complicated language, but I’m obsessed with it.

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My idea for Gucci was crazy, but that’s the only idea I had. I was sure I’d be fired after the first show.

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Snoopy was a philosopher in a way.

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The only dream I have in my life is to be a little piece of my dad, because he was really happy.

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I think we need to dream.

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My life – it’s a piece of work. And my work is a piece of life.

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All of us, we are not one thing: we’re always between two worlds, and the idea of not being sure is very appealing to me.

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Creativity is not about the fame.

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The idea that I’m 45 doesn’t mean that I have no creativity. I’m like a student: it’s the same – it’s not a war!

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I just try to see what happens when you put your feet on the accelerator.

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Fashion should be genderless; how people perceive the idea of beauty can vary from one to another.

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In fashion, people are very focused on the future, but I really love to talk about the present.

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The future is not so interesting for me because the future doesn’t exist. I am really focused on the contemporary.

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I love to mix everything together. It’s really my way to see beauty.

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I think if you work with different kinds of codes, attitudes, in the end you have a language. It’s like within a person. You are not always the same.

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We live in a world that is full of product. We have too much.

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