Friday, August 17, 2007

I love this quote...


Andy Sachs: No, no, nothing. Y'know, it's just that both those belts look exactly the same to me. Y'know, I'm still learning about all this stuff.

Miranda Priestly: This... 'stuff'? Oh... ok. I see, you think this has nothing to do with you. You go to your closet and you select out, oh I don't know, that lumpy blue sweater, for instance, because you're trying to tell the world that you take yourself too seriously to care about what you put on your back. But what you don't know is that that sweater is not just blue, it's not turquoise, it's not lapis, it's actually cerulean. You're also blithely unaware of the fact that in 2002, Oscar De La Renta did a collection of cerulean gowns. And then I think it was Yves St Laurent, wasn't it, who showed cerulean military jackets? And then cerulean quickly showed up in the collections of 8 different designers. Then it filtered down through the department stores and then trickled on down into some tragic casual corner where you, no doubt, fished it out of some clearance bin. However, that blue represents millions of dollars and countless jobs and so it's sort of comical how you think that you've made a choice that exempts you from the fashion industry when, in fact, you're wearing the sweater that was selected for you by the people in this room. From a pile of stuff.

3 comments:

Overwhelmed Naija Babe said...

ok that just gave me goosebumps... lol.. i just love snarky fashion editors...i've watched the devil wears prada nothing less than 10 times... its beautiful. .cant wait for the sex and the city movie either..

STYLEnosh said...

Classic line from The Devil Wears Prada! Fashion education at its best!

ENID P. said...

Style Nosh and Overwhelmed Naija Babe,

You guys complete me....LOL

I love it...
ENID P.