I learned French in Tunis, along with Arabic. I also learned French history. I knew the entire history of the kings of France. And I was fascinated by Versailles.
I am never sure that anything's good enough. Something that is good today will not be good tomorrow.
I don't wear perfume, and I don't like the air to be too saturated with scents.
I have been offered the highest paid contracts in the world. I refused them all. It's not my thing. I don't want to cheat people.
If you're sad about what you see in the mirror when you wake up every morning, you must change it.
Fashion will last forever. It will exist always. It will exist in its own way in each era.
I have total confidence in Beaute Prestige International to accompany me in creating a perfume that interprets my work and my world.
I like black, because for me it is a very happy color.
In an ordinary suit and tie, I'd look like a little macho. I'd be ridiculous.
Karl Lagerfeld never touched a pair of scissors in his life.
There was a woman in Tunisia called Madame Pinot. She was a midwife and had helped in the birth of my siblings and me. I assisted her. I helped women give birth to a lot of babies when I was very young.
As a child, I was raised with my grandmother, alongside all my cousins, and the kitchen was always full.
I think women should be seductive, not triste. There's enough sadness in life now without making women look sad, too.
My father could be very strict, but very fair. His father was the same. We all respected my grandfather; he was the head of the clan. Every morning, we all had to say good morning and kiss his hand. But not me. I jumped on his lap and bit him.
There is a sensuality about fabric. I think all materials should be inviting when they touch the skin. When I watch children stroking their mother's clothes, I feel that I have succeeded.
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