I don't like balance. Balance is not a word you can use in Versace fashion.
Fashion is not frivolous. I am a businesswoman, a very serious person.
Sometimes big designers are afraid that people won't recognize them if they change that much.
I don't like my physique at all.
Fashion is all about happiness. It's fun. It's important. But it's not medicine.
I like perfume and flowers.
You can't pretend that everybody likes Versace. It would be boring. It's better to create a reaction than to create no reaction. That's dangerous.
Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.
In Italian there is an expression: We don't sleep on the fame.
Gianni created the whole thing. I came later and helped him.
It would be very easy for us to do a collection that everybody would like and not criticize. But criticism is a part of life. You have to take it.