Thursday, November 5, 2009

#915 Quote of the day - Alber Elbaz

"We all eat together at the studio. I have interns who are in charge of the food. At first they were angry. They had their masters degrees in fashion or art and they didn’t feel like they should have to go and buy food. But I said to them, 'By going out and buying food for everyone, you’ll get to know Paris, and you can practice your French.' I think when our relationship starts with food bringing people together, it gets deeper. I think relationships get closer when you share more things than work. They talk about desire, they talk about what it is that they feel like having today. We all eat together. I hardly eat out when I am in Paris. I don’t do lunch dates because it cuts my day. I rarely go out now. I rarely do parties. I don’t do dinners for 10 where you talk about the weather. I can’t take it. I’d rather eat at the studio, because we know each other and we won’t talk about the weather . . . So there is a starting point."
[Interview Magazine]

Families who eat together, stay together.



nga waiata said...

OMG, a fashion star who eats and talks about it,
I love Alber..

The Style Hive said...

Love the new banner!

Anonymous said...

Alber and I have much in common.

Pierre St Emilion

Cam Putt said...

@nga waiata

He may as well talk about it, it's fairly obvious he enjoys to eat.