Stella McCartney - Quotes

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Everyone can do simple things to make a difference, and every little bit really does count. ---->>>

Sometimes I wish I were less sensible. ---->>>

You feel like everyone hates you if you've got a good life, now I feel maybe it's allowed because I've had my share of sadness. ---->>>

I am a fashion designer. I'm not an environmentalist. When I get up in the morning, number one I'm a mother and a wife, and number two I design clothes. So the main thing I need to do is create, hopefully, exquisitely beautiful, desirable objects for my customer.

I am a fashion designer. I'm not an environmentalist. When I get up in the morning, number one I'm a mother and a wife, and number two I design clothes. So the main thing I need to do is create, hopefully, exquisitely beautiful, desirable objects for my customer.

I didn't want to be thirtysomething and not know what I was going to do. I was quite afraid of that, there were quite a lot of aimless kids around, in that 'other' side of my life, who didn't really know what to do because they always had a bank balance to fall back on and they were quite lost. ---->>>

I was brought up to understand that we are all here on planet earth together. ---->>>

For me, singing is the most natural thing in the world. I've grown up with it and I know I've got that gift. ---->>>

My biggest surprises in my everyday job have to do with the challenges of trying to be slightly more responsible as a brand. ---->>>

People think I'm strong, but actually I wanted to crawl away. I thought, I'm going to live in the country with my horse and I'll get a nine-to-five; I don't need this. ---->>>

There's no excuse for fur in this day and age. ---->>>

I don't know, maybe I'm overly paranoid that they're going to be spoiled, but I want to keep them going as kids for as long as I can. I want to keep them innocent and free. ---->>>

I literally have meetings at eight o'clock in the morning, and I finish at nine o'clock at night. It sounds pathetic, but I don't even have time to go shopping. ---->>>

The beliefs I was raised with - to respect animals and to be aware of nature, to understand that we share this planet with other creatures - have had a huge impact on me. ---->>>

I think deep down I'm spiritual, but there's nothing I practice. ---->>>

It's immoral that people make money out of writing crap, but I try not to obsess about it. I don't want to spend my life being angry. ---->>>

I think the moment that I'm very proud of is building a business without using animals. And, hopefully, changing people's perception of how you can do luxury fashion. ---->>>

I don't plan massively in advance. ---->>>

I love that you can have the language between the two worlds of technology and fashion, because I don't think that many designers get to do that. ---->>>

When you find the person that you settle down with, I guess you mellow. They are taming you, aren't they? Or you're taming them. ---->>>

Depending on the season, between 20 and 30 percent of my collections contain some sort of eco or sustainable element, whether it's a beautiful organic fabric or a natural dye. And obviously I don't use animal skins or fur of any kind. ---->>>

At times I make music, but in private. ---->>>

I personally love sportswear, and love using it in high fashion. ---->>>

I ride my bike, I work out, I do a bit of, er, dancey things. ---->>>

I can honestly say this industry hasn't made me neurotic about my looks, except maybe my weight. I hope my clothes kind of reflect that. They're meant to make you feel good. ---->>>

More than anything I want to be fit so I don't get out of breath when I play football with the kids. ---->>>

We try to make earth-friendly decisions whenever we can, as it's part of our brand DNA. ---->>>

I confess to being a frustrated musician. ---->>>

I used to get embarrassed about the fact I liked fashion. I still get a bit cringy. ---->>>

We always had our own vegetables growing up and now I'm doing it with my kids at our house in the country. ---->>>

If people stop liking my clothes, I'll make a record. ---->>>

It's not realistic to live in the country at this stage. I've got a business in London. I beat myself up about it all the time. ---->>>

Losing my mum. That was a punch-me moment. ---->>>

If you try to create something people enjoy, and it happens to be made in a responsible way, then that's when you can really strike an incredible balance. ---->>>

I feel like a different person since my mum passed away, like I'm driving a ship with my husband alongside me and we're leading these four children into unknown waters. ---->>>

I'm incredibly sad that my mother's not here to see my kids and that my kids don't get to know her. And she didn't meet my husband. That's one of the hardest things. I don't even know how to put that into words. ---->>>

It's one of my biggest internal struggles - the whole schooling system in London and the fact that my kids are going to a posh school. It freaks me out. ---->>>

You have to be hopeful that people will be more educated in how they buy things, and hopefully more luxury brands will start to think that way on a longer-term basis. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 09-13, 1971
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
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Occupation: Designer
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Stella Nina McCartney, OBE (born 13 September 1971) is an English fashion designer. She is the daughter of former Beatles member Paul McCartney and American musician, photographer and animal rights activist Linda McCartney. Like her mother, McCartney is a firm supporter of animal rights and is particularly known for her use of vegetarian and animal-free alternatives in her work (wikipedia)