Top 47 Christian Siriano Quotes

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“I’m really not into casual clothes for a cocktail party. I like to see fun people, having fun, in fun clothes.”

― Christian Siriano

“Working in a salon, you look at trends all day long. You’re looking at color all the time, what new products are coming out. You’re a part of the fashion industry, especially if you’re working in a higher-end salon.”

― Christian Siriano

“I am confident and I work so hard to be confident. If I wasn’t talented, then I wouldn’t be as confident.”

― Christian Siriano

“I just think it’s great to show a gown that’s $8,000 and a shoe that’s, like, $25 – but still look fabulous together.”

― Christian Siriano

“Christina Hendricks is still one of my favorite people to dress because she has this old Hollywood, vintage quality to how she likes to get ready.”

― Christian Siriano

“Fashion is not superficial; it is a dynamic tool to transform oneself, and it can be used to command the attention of those around you.”

― Christian Siriano

“Michelle Obama is not an average, ‘It girl’ woman, and I think that’s why she’s so fabulous.”

― Christian Siriano

“Well I am from Annapolis Maryland. I went to High school in Baltimore, but I grew up in Annapolis. It was a cute town. We lived on a waterfront community. It was good, even though I don’t really fit the preppy boater kind of style.”

― Christian Siriano

“You can wear whatever, be whatever, do whatever you want.”

― Christian Siriano

“I’m going to have some fabulous nights out with champagne.”

― Christian Siriano

“It was something I was more interested in myself. When I went to see my sister dance at ballet, I was really into costumes and the arts, and my family was also supportive of whatever me and my sister wanted to do. I would say I pushed myself the most to be into design.”

― Christian Siriano

“I hate the terminology of ‘costume’ because my clothes are not costumes at all. I think they’re high fashion, avant-garde, and more couture, definitely, and yes, some of my pieces are not particularly wearable, but I wouldn’t say they’re costumes, I’d say they’re more couture.”

― Christian Siriano

“I want to have my own line and collection.”

― Christian Siriano

“My name is out there right now. I’m creative and innovative. I should capitalize on it.”

― Christian Siriano

“Shoes are a big part of your look. I think that if your outfit isn’t really something special, then fun footwear is a great way to jazz it up and make your ensemble more interesting.”

― Christian Siriano

“A bad investment is going for quantity over quality. If you’re trying to be careful with your wallet, especially with the economy right now, you have to choose staple pieces.”

― Christian Siriano

“Fabrics and lining make a big difference in the garment. If you’re buying an expensive trench coat, and it’s lined in something cheap, it doesn’t feel as nice.”

― Christian Siriano

“There are a ton of A-list stars I’d love to dress – fashionistas like Keira Knightley and Scarlett Johansson. Also, Cate Blanchett would be fun and fabulous. My picks vary by the day and how I’m feeling. But, as a new, young designer, I’m open to working with everyone!”

― Christian Siriano

“For me I’m a luxury brand trying to prove to people and the industry that it’s not about being a TV celebrity in any which way, it’s about being a designer and having a business and being successful at that.”

― Christian Siriano

“I’m young and I have a lot of experience and I learn quickly.”

― Christian Siriano

“I came from a different world from other designers because I already had such a strong fan base that was interested in fashion. You have to give the little divas something.”

― Christian Siriano

“There are still places to go, there are still dinners, there are still parties, and you can still get dressed up. That’s part of having fun in fashion.”

― Christian Siriano

“Everything I wear is a do and everything else is a don’t!”

― Christian Siriano

“I Google everyone I meet and I look up designers.”

― Christian Siriano

“I think I was very young when I became interested in fashion.”

― Christian Siriano

“I’d rather buy clothes than buy a bed.”

― Christian Siriano

“I hate hearing from anyone ever saying, ‘Oh, you only make clothes for models. That’s so annoying,’ because it just never, never is the case. Our top-selling size is probably a 12.”

― Christian Siriano

“We sell in Moda Operandi, which, if you don’t know what it is, it’s a beautiful luxury site that does pre-trunk shows for designer collections. We got them to change their algorithm online to go up to a size 24.”

― Christian Siriano

“There’s no one piece everyone should avoid, but obviously there are some things that don’t fit the right way on everyone.”

― Christian Siriano

“To be honest, I knew nothing about fashion at all. When I decided to go to college, I just wanted to do something different.”

― Christian Siriano

“Now, with social media, it’s a whole different world, which is good and bad. Back when I was in college, when there was no Twitter, no one knew what Vera Wang looked like – there was no face to the brand.”

― Christian Siriano

“I’m not a fan of underdressing, I think it’s better to be overdressed than underdressed.”

― Christian Siriano

“If you book the same models that look and act the same in every show – I get the continuity, and it is beautiful to see, but there’s also no life to it. I’m personally not a fan of that.”

― Christian Siriano

“In the beginning, my first clients were Oprah, Whoopi Goldberg, and all different types of women.”

― Christian Siriano

“I’ve dressed what fashion thinks of as the ‘It’ girls like Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, but I also just love people like Kathy Bates and Leslie Jones.”

― Christian Siriano

“We have dresses that I actually think look better if you have more of a bust or more of a hip… or whatever it is. That’s why, in a collection, it should be as diverse as you can be. I think there should be options for a lot of different types of bodies and women.”

― Christian Siriano

“My first retailer was Saks Fifth Avenue. I didn’t even know how to ship a box to a retailer. Like, how do you pack it? How do you send it to make sure it gets on the floor? You figure it out as you go along.”

― Christian Siriano

“Women are wanting to wear my clothes not only because they’re great clothes but because of what we represent.”

― Christian Siriano

“My woman, the person who’s buying the clothes, is from all walks in life. She’s from different countries and cultures. She’s going to be different sizes.”

― Christian Siriano

“I think, more and more in fashion now, diversity is so important because that’s what the customer is.”

― Christian Siriano

“The thing is, if you’re a designer, then you want to constantly push yourself and your designs.”

― Christian Siriano

“When you’re an adult designer, you’re either running a business, or you’re helping someone else’s business run. Either way, that’s a lot of pressure.”

― Christian Siriano

“That’s how I started. I moved to New York City, and I was a makeup artist.”

― Christian Siriano

“Lizzie Olsen and I are good friends, and she’s amazing.”

― Christian Siriano

“I am around ladies’ clothing all day long, and I get real sick of clothes.”

― Christian Siriano

“I don’t really buy expensive clothes. I love good bags!”

― Christian Siriano

“I think a lot of women aren’t really sure about their bodies, so they don’t always get their fit right, whether it’s too tight and too sexy or way oversized and doesn’t show figure at all.”

― Christian Siriano
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