"Clothes make me dizzy - I hate malls. There is some kind of woman-bonding thing going on at malls, but I don't have the gene for it."
Alicia Silverstone, star of ultra-shopping movie 'Clueless',Tatler
'"YOU LOOK LIKE A WOMAN! YOU DRESS LIKE A WOMAN! YOU SHOULD BE PUT IN A DRESS! I FOUGHT THE WAR FOR PEOPLE LIKE YOU!"
Paul Smith on what old men used to say to him in the street, the Independent
"A bottle that's half-full? A bottle that's half-empty? You can say either. And yet they're so different. As different as speaking of Africa in terms of its suffering or of its joys. Do we speak enough of its joys?"
Soul-searching in a Hermes International press release
"I have seen the untouched chicken breast."
An editor who spotted Anna Wintour's full plate after a Groucho Club lunch,the Independent.
"I think what's going to be great now with the new government is it gives us a whole load more different things for us to focus on. It's fantastic having all these women MPs."
Alexandra Shulman, Editor of Vogue, the Guardian
"I felt weird, like I was selling my daughter."
Helena Ware on kick-starting the modelling career of Hannah, her 14-year- old daughter, the Telegraph Magazine
"I don't know really, I am just trying to think about that one... I'm not sure about that... Ummh. Eeee geee? What?"
Posh model Victoria Hervey, asked about her strong points, the Sunday Telegraph Magazine.
"I also think - oh, people will think I'm a maniac - that there should be a world army to stop aggression."
Designer Vivienne Westwood, Independent on SundayReuse content