#925 Quote of the day – Suzy Menkes

Suzy Menkes with Jefferson Hack

“I think it’s so hard for anybody to understand now how revolutionary his ideas were. The idea of wearing pants to the office! And the stories are legion. Nan Kempner wore one of the first Saint Laurent trouser suits to one of those fancy Madison Avenue restaurants and was denied access. She famously took off her pants and walked in wearing only the jacket. And it was that kind of revolution that was echoed in fashion and in life.”

Suzy Menkes on the late, great Yves Saint Laurent. Imagine the feeling of capturing the moment to the point where you’re forever remembered for your contribution to the world. That’s what I call achievement.

[The Moment]


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