"Let's be realistic, how many people are buying a $2,000 skirt? I love to design things that people can actually buy. I'm staggered by what a boot costs today."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Vera Wang on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Vera Wang on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Vera Wang on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Vera Wang on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Vera Wang on Erma Bombeck
"Design is about point of view, and there should be some sort of woman or lifestyle or attitude in one's head as a designer."
"When I decided to get married at 40, I couldn't find a dress with the modernity or sophistication I wanted. That's when I saw the opportunity for a wedding gown business."
"To me, eyewear goes way beyond being a prescription. It's like makeup. It's the most incredible accessory. The shape of a frame or the color of lenses can change your whole appearance."
"When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great."
"All those years of skating and dancing have carried over. I can't design anything without thinking of how a woman's body will look and move when she's wearing it."