But, the thing is, since I always had my own little shop and direct access to the public, I've been able to build up a technique without marketing people ever telling me what the public wants.
I think some people would love to be able to make the clothes I make - and of course, I do influence them, but they keep simplifying, and minimalism doesn't quite work.
I am attracted to people who make this effort in knowing what suits them - they are individual and stylish.
We wanted to step off our island and add the color of the third world. We got gold cigarette paper and stuck it around our teeth. We really did look like pirates and dressed to look the part.
Feminists wish women to seem like men. They're not men.
I was still interested in the youth rebellion but never-the-less I stopped being a victim. Stopped trying to attack the establishment realizing that it takes too much of your energy.
I didn't do anything at the Queen, whom I admire.
But, having a perfume and license, in general, is a financial necessity. A designer must, to reap back the money spent on prototypes and all that sort of thing.
I don't have space to enter into the examples or the history of this, so I'm left with having to make the bold statement that culture is extinct.
Even though it was the 70s, we found old stocks of clothes that had never been worn from the 50s and took them apart. I started to teach myself how to make clothes from that kind of formula.
I'd done a fragrance before, but in a small way, and now I wanted to wait for the right time to make an important fragrance statement.
We were looking for a market stall to sell these records, but couldn't find one. There was a little shop, however, on Kings Road that was going bust.
Nazism is politically embedded in our history and it is still there, spreading like an oil stain in a society that worships business.
What changed our lives forever was when Malcolm had the idea to sell rock 'n roll records to trendy customers.
We based the look on rock 'n roll right from the beginning.
The orb came about because I wanted to do this kitsch sweater for Prince Charles when he went hunting and fishing with his kilt on.
The arts have only ever interested a small minority of people, which acted as a kind of nursery to support artists.
I think it's important to vote.
I think dress, hairstyle and make-up are the crucial factors in projecting an attractive persona and give one the chance to enhance one's best physical features.
We moved into the back, made it into a little 50s sitting room and started to sell the records. We had an immediate success. For one thing, these Teddy Boys were thrilled to buy the records.
It is extremely difficult to say how long the process actually took to finally achieve my fragrance, Boudoir, because there was a lot of time waiting around for other people.
I think feminists are unaware of the tremendous extent of the role of women in history.
My clothes are very popular in Japan.
I was the first person to have a punk rock hairstyle.
My son has followed fashion since he was a punk. He and I agree that fashion is about sex.