Calvin Klein Quotes (78 Quotes)


    I'm in a business where no one cares about anything except how well your last collection sold.

    My wardrobe consists of antique clothes, many of my designs, plus shoes and shirts from Brooks Brothers and Paul Stuart.

    Anyone who is secure about herself shouldn't be threatened by the ads I do.

    We're not doing outrageous fashion; I make sports clothes that are relatively conservative, clothes that everyone wears.

    It should really be contemporary, and we should be answering people's needs -- how to make it simpler and better.


    Either very curved and shaped to a woman's body or cut straight from the shoulder and boxy and short.

    I'm not trying to be Mr. Universe, but I want to stay in shape.

    Women's Wear Daily can do more than any other publication to establish a designer.

    I've met people who didn't even know there was a Calvin Klein; they thought it was just the name of a product.

    The only way to advertise is by not focusing on the product.

    I'm more offended when someone's killed on television than when there's something that's sensuous or sexual. So what?

    The look is really one to make a woman look tall, long and very slim. And of course, the pant is what really looks right with all the jackets.

    People read things into my commercials that don't even exist.

    Commercials capture your attention, that's all.

    We were using Brooke as an actress; she was playing different roles: a liberated woman, a teenager, a vamp.

    I love women. I'm trying to do beautiful things with them. I'm not trying to insult them. My life is not about that.

    When the shapes are big, the fabrics are soft and so you always sense the body when someone's moving.

    I don't dwell on success. Maybe that's one reason I'm successful.

    I'm a sexual person, and that's reflected in my clothes and my advertisements.

    They're lean where they need to be lean and they flare out in a very modern way. You don't feel like there's lots of fabric flopping around. They look neat, they look modern and they look sexy because they're tight in the right places.

    I think there's something incredibly sexy about a woman wearing her boyfriend's T-shirt and underwear.

    It's fun seeing my label on someone's behind - I like that.

    It's hello to having a body, being a woman and being sexy and American, and I think the clothes reflect that,

    I could't have gotten to the place where I am if I had been tripping on acid during the day.

    My men's-underwear print ads are very popular!

    The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.

    I still drink vodka; I'm not an advocate of drinking, but I'm no angel. I don't like grass, because it just makes me hungry.

    The woman is totally different. She's really sexy, she's really healthy, attractive. She's got a body,

    Traditionally, the sample is always better than the stock you deliver to the store.

    These products you can use for different purposes, so you can need fewer products. But once you get to color, it's what you love, it's what feels right, and what you want to experiment with. And that should be fun too.

    Nothing earth-shattering has happened in men's fashion. How much can you do with men's clothes?

    I personally would not have plastic surgery. What the hell for? It looks ridiculous.

    If you think of how those women dressed, the kind of refinement, that kind of elegance. That's really the inspiration for these clothes.

    I won't allow myself to have tremendous fear.

    People are really starting to feel good again, and I see it reflected in the way they're looking at clothes and looking at fashion, and the way they are buying it, and the way they're wearing it,

    No 27-year-old has the experience to run a company that does a quarter of a billion dollars a year in sales.

    What we're talking about is being modern and making things easier for people,

    There's an awareness of fashion in this country, and it's not limited to gay people.

    People have told me about organized crime in the fashion industry, but I can't talk about that. I'm looking to stay alive.

    If I allow journalists to describe a collection and they make mistakes, I'm upset, because the retractions are never noticed.

    I guess I don't have a proper perspective on my fame; if I did, I don't think I'd like it.


    I have the reputation of being easygoing. But inside, I'm like nails. I will kill.

    always cheerful and the essence of grace, dignity and courage -- a fighter to the end.

    I love Brooke. Exploiting her was never my intention.

    I don't always want my opinion known. What little privacy I have left I'd like to maintain.

    What we're doing is fun - if you have any sense of humor at all!

    It seems there's always another rumor about my life; some people are simply talked about more than others.

    There are a lot of gay people in fashion, but it's not as if every gay person is a great creator.

    I'm not selling sex. I'm selling underwear and jeans, and I'm not trying to do it with pornography.


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