I had arranged a birthday party for him and my children, who are all Aquarians. Instead, we got married. I ran out of excuses. It was just us and my children.

-Diane von Furstenberg
Diane von Furstenberg

I think all races are represented in America much more than in many other places, but it's also nice to remind people about that ethnic mix. I would like to see more black models and women from different ethnic backgrounds, but I also think that when you are casting, you just choose the most beautiful girl you can find.

Diane von Furstenberg
Makeup should have one function only - to make you look better, to make you more attractive...Makeup is a luxury, so it should be fun...Making up is like telling yourself a secret.
Diane von Furstenberg

I never try to make a major fashion statement but I want to be the friend in a woman's closet. I make dresses that women get laid in.

Diane von Furstenberg
I was a very young girl and I got into fashion very much by accident, wanting to be independent. What was wonderful was that while I was learning and discovering - learning about the work, discovering myself as a woman - I was allowing other women to feel the same way.
Diane von Furstenberg

You can actually be intimate with the universe.

Diane von Furstenberg
In all circumstances, I always look for the light and build around it, with little memory of pain.
Diane von Furstenberg

My mother never, ever told me about evilness. She only saw the beautiful things... she wanted to protect me from it.

Diane von Furstenberg
The secret is to enjoy being you.
Diane von Furstenberg

It's not about going to a party. It's life as a party.

Diane von Furstenberg
There is nothing more thrilling than arriving in a new place on your own and feeling the sense of possibility and excitement that brings with it.