Top 99 Alessandro Michele Quotes of 2020

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“The way you dress is an expression of your personality.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Beauty has no boundaries, no rules, no colors. Beauty is like a religion. You can include everything inside it.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I adore pink; it’s very powerful. It makes you feel sweet and sexy, also if you are a man.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Fashion is the most beautiful illusion you can have.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The way you dress is really the way you feel, the way you live, what you read, your choices. That’s what I want to put into Gucci.”

― Alessandro Michele

“This is the power of fashion: the capability of allowing people to express themselves.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Vintage is my vocabulary… like the notes of a musician.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I love taking prints, embroidery, appliques – precious things that seem to be from another time – and using them to create a contemporary, new story.”

― Alessandro Michele

“There is something special about the beauty in the unclear, the ambiguity, the in-between that you can’t totally recognise.”

― Alessandro Michele

“With a brand like Gucci, you have to give something that belongs to beautiful Italian culture in terms of craftsmanship and materials.”

― Alessandro Michele

“There is something in Shanghai that is very exciting and alive – the idea of a city with two different souls, one from today and another from a long time ago, is amazing.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Luxury means that you show the way you dress with eccentricity.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Trees and flowers are so important. The idea of blooming is the idea of becoming something different.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I just try to see what happens when you put your feet on the accelerator.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I like it when I see people dressed on the street, and it looks like Gucci, but it’s not. It means you are doing something right.”

― Alessandro Michele

“My way to think about creation is like the end of the world. I love confusion. So music and image, picture, fabrics, people, person, talk: That’s my way to work. And food. And perfumes. I love perfumes. And flowers and plants, and dresses and vintage.”

― Alessandro Michele

“There should be no boundaries, no hierarchy, no violence. Men and women are equal.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I always explain through images and characters what fashion means, and describing scent is almost the same. It can be very powerful. It can really change the perspective a person has of you.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The very beginning of European aesthetics started from Florence. Everything here was beauty, money, and creativity, the power of the good money.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I understand that people want to see just the posh side of fashion, but fashion is a lot of work.”

― Alessandro Michele

“For me, my way to think about everything in fashion is a very baroque way.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I’ve always been intrigued and fascinated by Gaga. She is a chameleon; she has the capability to fully express her individuality and her eclectic personality by simply being herself.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I am brazen. For me, creating means regurgitating, distorting, and assembling everything that has passed through me and continues to do so.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Westminster is a piece of this city’s energy, something the contemporary world has forgotten.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I love to give voice to things that are not very visible.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I have something inside of me that every day tells me that nature and beauty is the soul, the meaning, of our life. And I also love Hollywood and cinema.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I never want to go out wearing something sad.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Fashion should be genderless; how people perceive the idea of beauty can vary from one to another.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I love couture, but the other side of me loves the street, and I think the mix of these two can create something new.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I had two different kind of parents. My mother was obsessive with movie stars and cinema and Hollywood because she worked in movies. And my father was obsessed with beauty everywhere – in art, in nature, animals.”

― Alessandro Michele

“It seems only natural to me to present my men’s and women’s collections together.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Clothes are endless possibilities for meaning because with every change or different association, you are a different person.”

― Alessandro Michele

“My apartment is full of antique pieces, but I put everything together like a modern installation.”

― Alessandro Michele

“When I started to work at Gucci, I tried literally to destroy everything.”

― Alessandro Michele

“You have to be open to dreaming. It’s a complicated language, but I’m obsessed with it.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I’m not conscious of being a revolutionary. This is my life, looking through my glasses at my little world, but this world seems to be full of people who understand it.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I hate to plan my life.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I’m obsessed with trompe l’oeil – the idea of something that is existing and is not existing.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I become mad when I work. It’s like a fever that grows; I don’t need to choose just one thing.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Creativity is not about the fame.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The idea that I’m 45 doesn’t mean that I have no creativity. I’m like a student: it’s the same – it’s not a war!”

― Alessandro Michele

“My idea for Gucci was crazy, but that’s the only idea I had. I was sure I’d be fired after the first show.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Fashion is not about product; it’s about an interesting idea that you can’t resist buying into.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I’m a collector of everything.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The only urgency I feel is to keep on, at a slow pace, with my journey.”

― Alessandro Michele

“In fashion, people are very focused on the future, but I really love to talk about the present.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The future is not so interesting for me because the future doesn’t exist. I am really focused on the contemporary.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I love to mix everything together. It’s really my way to see beauty.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I think if you work with different kinds of codes, attitudes, in the end you have a language. It’s like within a person. You are not always the same.”

― Alessandro Michele

“We live in a world that is full of product. We have too much.”

― Alessandro Michele

“If you have rules, you let creativity sleep.”

― Alessandro Michele

“In L.A., I feel God more than I do in a church.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The obsession that you have to manage everything – it’s really bad.”

― Alessandro Michele

“It has been a marvellous experience and a great gift collaborating with Madonna. Now that I have had the chance to see her working, I truly understand why she is so grand! I believe she is a true artist, and I am crazy about her.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The fragments for the past, for me, are not without life.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Your memory is not my memory.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I am always connected with the Renaissance a lot; that’s why I am connected with Pitti Palace.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I adore the classical pieces of our culture. The Greek and Roman are still inside and everywhere; it’s impossible to disconnect.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I love to come to L.A. because it’s one of the most inspiring places because there are no rules.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Here in L.A., people really open their houses in an easy way, nothing too complicated. You can go in your flip-flops.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Snoopy was a philosopher in a way.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The only dream I have in my life is to be a little piece of my dad, because he was really happy.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I love the English aesthetic; in a way, I feel it is close to my own, a beautiful chaos; it is a powerful mix of the past and the present.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I think a lot of people feel that they want something softer. Things are changing. It’s about individuality, and in a way, it’s romantic.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I have a big passion for flowers and nature.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I usually talk about clothes in terms of a story rather than a colour.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I’ve been an avid collector since I was a child.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The idea that a man should be wearing something different and more eccentric is obviously the oldest idea on earth.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I really don’t consider Kim Kardashian sexy. She’s like one of those primordial sculptures of fertility, like the Venus of Willendorf.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Some women are forced by men to look a certain way to be accepted by the general public, and I find that terrible.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I have the soul of a director.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I love just a stage.”

― Alessandro Michele

“For me, reworking the past over and over again is a way not to trivialise the garments and not to obsess over hem lengths. What I am interested in, as a matter of fact, is telling a story and, if someone sees fragments of other stories in it, be my guest. I don’t have to justify myself. What is urgent for me is what I want to say.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I grew up with a father who didn’t wear a watch, and this has permanently marked my relationship with time.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I think we need to dream.”

― Alessandro Michele

“To be against something or someone, it’s a dangerous thing.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I’m very curious. I feel more comfortable surrounded by people not like me.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The more you are different, the more interesting. The more you are not like me, the more I want to get to know more about you.”

― Alessandro Michele

“My mum was obsessed with dress… so, in my house, there was always the obsession about aesthetics. She was obsessed with the idea that a beautiful movie is the one where you’re so involved you won’t go to the toilet during it, or you’ll fall asleep with your make-up on after.”

― Alessandro Michele

“The idea of my fashion shows is that you can’t understand where you are; it’s something surreal.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I think that there is not really a difference between a ‘Peanuts’ and a beautiful Renaissance painting. There is something very romantic in the ‘Peanuts’ – it’s at the same level of a novel or a Jane Austen story or a beautiful embroidered rose fabric. It is a piece of romanticism.”

― Alessandro Michele

“My life – it’s a piece of work. And my work is a piece of life.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I think that fashion, for a long time, has been in a prison. Without freedom. I think that without freedom, with rules, it’s impossible to create a new story.”

― Alessandro Michele

“For me, nothing is old. I don’t know why. If a dress is beautiful, and it’s very personal, I think it can live forever.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Sometimes when people talk about me in fashion, I feel – I don’t want to say uncomfortable, but I still don’t believe that I’m in ‘fashion.’”

― Alessandro Michele

“My father was a shaman. He told me that time doesn’t exist. He didn’t use a clock. He didn’t know when my birthday was.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I am obsessed with fashion, like my mother, and I am obsessed with art, like my father.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I don’t have a problem to say I am a good merchandiser, because I love objects.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I spend a lot of time in Paris, in Milan, and in New York, and Rome is a little bit different. There is something in Rome, incredible, like in a Fellini movie. Everybody’s screaming and laughing very loud. It’s something that can give me more energy in terms of freedom.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I always lose every single pencil I ever had. So I can draw with everything. With pencil, with pen.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I am a collector of jewels, old jewels.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I never wanted to be a creative director.”

― Alessandro Michele

“For me, fashion is something that makes you feel alive, that expresses something of you: if you are sad, if you are happy.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I have a lot of suits, but I’m not the kind of person who looks good in a suit. Suits are too serious for me. They are better if you can break the rules, so that’s why I always try to add something crazy to them.”

― Alessandro Michele

“All of us, we are not one thing: we’re always between two worlds, and the idea of not being sure is very appealing to me.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I’m not scared of beauty, but if you fall in love with a beautiful man, it’s not easy. It’s easier to be in love with an ugly man. Beauty has a kind of power.”

― Alessandro Michele

“Gender and sex are about rules which we have invented, but we are animals; we belong to nature.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I don’t feel the pressure of the market – otherwise, I wouldn’t be able to work.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I feel happy when I work. I don’t care if tomorrow I will be fired.”

― Alessandro Michele
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