I think about my friends all the time when I'm designing. That's always an arbiter. Would Katy wear this? Would Rihanna wear this? Would Sia wear it? Would Miley wear it?

Jeremy Scott

Jeremy Scott

Profession: Fashion Designer
Nationality: American

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By the nature of fashion, you're only as good as your last collection, so I'm constantly striving to be better, so I don't look at it as if I've made it.

I'm an introverted extrovert. My job sets me apart, but I'm not hammy and don't need attention.

I don't make clothes for the critics.

McDonald's, Barbie - they're all icons, recognizable from London to Timbuktu.

I love the low-rider cars and that whole culture.

I was in heaven when I saw Taraji P. Henson wearing Moschino!

For me, actresses are constantly chameleons, and so they are taking a backseat to their own personality. I don't feel like we're trying to show off their personality as much as let them be a blank slate. It's precisely the reason why I dress more musicians than I do actresses.

I like the mix of something farmlike and something futuristic and artsy mixed together. It's kind of both my worlds.

There probably wasn't a day that went by in high school that I wasn't bullied either physically or verbally. It made me stronger, and I knew I had to stay steadfast to what I believed in.

There are so many serious things in the world; I just choose not to be one of them.

I always grew up watching things transform, and a lot of that was what we would call trash.

There's a lot of fashion that I don't respond to and I just walk on. I always look for things that make me happy, and in my work, all I'm doing is trying to convey that joy. Fashion should always be fun.

I think fashion takes itself way too seriously. It's just fashion, people. It's just clothes. It should be frivolous and fun. You're not meant to see it as church and pray to a blouse.

Fashion is an ultimate luxury - I mean, you don't need it - so it should bring you pleasure and make you happy. I don't like the idea of people revering it.