Here is an excerpt from an interview by Net-a-Porter with Claudia Schiffer on the launch of her new Spring/Summer '12 collection.
"I am able to get dressed very quickly in the mornings as I have key pieces I always turn to ... Then I add what I call my 'of the moment' accessories ... These work with all my outifts ... By updating your handbag, scarf or shoes, you feel like you have a whole new outfit.
I don't think in terms of trends or what everyone else is doing, my look and my collection are about a feeling or instinct - what do I want to wear right now? ...
I don't like the stress of last minute dressing, so I always plan ahead, especially for an event. A few days before, I try on options with different accessories and have them tailored to fit perfectly. ...
Becoming a mother has changed the way I get dressed, with the sense that my wardrobe now needs to be practical. ...
I would never dress in something that doesn't make me feel good. That's why my collections have classic pieces with a fashion aesthetic. ... "
For the full article, follow the link - getting dressed with Claudia Schiffer
Image: Rex Features
I have to admit to having a chuckle to myself at the irony of posting an interview about Claudia Schiffer after one on Barbie dolls!
Her interview was just too good not to share. I like the fact that Claudia is real, juggling motherhood and business. For sure, she looks like a Barbie doll at times. But on other occasions, she looks like a woman who has is thinking bigger thoughts than how her hair looks.