I think the accessories look very modern and very exciting. These big earrings, these big hoops. I think the girls are sort of falling in love with... collars, neck collars.
It's the kind of clothes that mothers and daughters can wear, in terms of concept... It's not about age. It's about taste, and it's about lifestyle. I believe women of all ages can wear anything.
People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.
The fabrics, whether it be hand-painted prints at the end, or whether it be new knits and stretch fabrics ... sort of make the whole world.
I think where we are in our time right now, everything has gotten homogenized, (and) I felt that the sort of self- expression was very important.
We are pleased with our performance in the quarter, given the challenging economic environment, ... We continue to strive to be an innovator in the industry by constantly updating our products and merchandise as we seek new customers, while remaining faithful to the traditional Polo customer. This strategy, balanced with sound business practices in a competitive marketplace, is what built Polo Ralph Lauren and made it a leader for three decades, and this strategy will take us into the next decade.
They know they're going to look beautiful, and I don't think women should look like costumes. They shouldn't look like fashion victims.
I started in the men's business, so I always sort of have a touch of menswear in terms of where I'm going, ... And I think one of the sexiest looks for women, instead of wearing a low cut thing, sometimes a man's suit is more.
There is a short length that I'm doing ... and I'm doing some cropped pants and some long dresses and long skirts at the same time,
I wanted to show the dimension and the international image of my work.
I don't think women should look like costumes. I don't think they should look like fashion victims. I think these (clothes) are for women that want to look sexy. They want to look smart.
I've always been about style for people, not 'You're going to wear this outfit,' ... It was the way you put yourself together and the imagination, not buying this number off the rack, but the way you wear it.
I don't design clothes, I design dreams.
He is a class act and I have the most respect and admiration for him. We are both friends and business partners. If the U.S. was looking for another president and Roger were available, I'd pick him.
All the kinds of things ... contrary to what the look is, ... I could do a high heel with a jumpsuit, or I might do a gown with a desert boot. So it's, again, the contradiction.
We're making a major move of the Internet, and runway. Polo.com is a natural extension of both polo.com and our collection business.
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