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By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

That's a journey I've been on for many years. I mean, being a working mother, realizing that I have to make and find my balance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

Everything I do is a matter of heart, body and soul. For me, designing is an expression of who I am as a woman, with all the complications, feelings and emotions.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

[The consumer] shown new styles in the moment, but she's not going to get them for another six months - and I think that's very confusing for her. She feels she's seen it all by the time it comes around. She's also a little bored. She's really into [snaps her fingers], "Wear-now-buy-now.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I do remember how sexy my collection was after I first got involved with Stephan [Weiss]. That's one thing I don't have in my life now and...if anything, that's one thing I would love.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I celebrate my people a lot and that's why people stay with me as long as they do.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donna Karan

When I came to Delhi first and said, "This is not India. And then I was taken to Varanasi and there I loved, loved the culture. It was a beautiful journey. The way the people dressed - even the poorest people, and the fabrics! With vegetable dyes, and I was fascinated by the color. But in the end I loved the men - all in white - so many shades of white. And I said, "What am I going to do? A color collection or a white collection?" I finally did a neutral white collection.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

I would love to work with the artisans and take it to another dimension, the same way I did in Haiti.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

I was so overwhelmed by India when I first came - it still inspires me because I still go for the culture, I still go for the colors.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I also miss the support that I had of so many people. You know I'm a very Ma and Pa operation right now, and I was used to having everything working for me. It was a similar situation when I left Anne Klein and started Donna Karan. All of a sudden I was working in my apartment and it was, "Oh my god, what am I doing?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

Design is a constant challenge to balance comfort with luxe, the practical with the desirable.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I do not believe I can no longer dress people, but it's more about dressing their insides. Everyone is affected by healthcare. Everyone is affected by education. And for me, a personal inspiration is the preservation of culture.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I never see one woman when I design, it's always a universe of women

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

Basically, I was a hippie and still am a flower child.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I have tried to hold my philanthropic passion to fashion, because I think this is very important, and I realize I need to delve even deeper into it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

Every woman has the power to seduce the world with her uniqueness, passion and creativity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I feel at home most places I go, but my very top of the list are Bali, Italy, and London. Those are like second homes to me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

If you look at the world today, there are as many solutions as there are problems. I think that is a big part of creativity. That's why I started Urban Zen. Because I wanted to dress and address people.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

I wanted to create something that would live on forever, beyond my time, and out of that came Cashmere Mist.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

I think we're on a journey....It was very easy to write about my past in my book, but writing about the present is all a new chapter. I hope that people find this journey fascinating, informative and educational.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

Design and style should work toward making you look good and feel good without a lot of effort so you can get on with the things that matter.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

Meditation is the calm in the chaos, the fastest way to settle down and get in touch with the stillness within.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I can't tell you how much I appreciate these young [Israeli] designers. There's too much strife in the world. If we become united in our creativity, not only in what we wear, but what we do, we will change the world. It's truly an honor to be around such inspiration.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

Personal Style comes from within. It's when the woman, her individuality and spirit come through. She uses clothes to express who she is and how she feels

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

I've been away and haven't seen my family. I speak to them every day though. I miss them, but I love traveling.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

It's hard to keep the energy going sometimes, that's why I like to go with a group of people who are meditating. I love meditating in groups, it's fantastic.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I look in my closet, and if I need it, I design it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I believe Hillary [Clinton] should be the president. I believe having her and her husband in the White House is what the country needs .

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donna Karan

There's such a void in the medical system. When my husband was sick, it became very apparent to me that the nurses were doing the doctor's job, and the doctors were doing the disease job, so no one was caring for the patient and the loved one.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donna Karan

Where there is creativity, there is hope.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

Everyone contributes something different to the mind, body and spirit.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I love building spaces: architecture, furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion. The development procedure is more tactile. It's about space and form and it's something you can share with other people.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

Fragrance is the first layer of dressing, a woman's invisible body suit.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donna Karan

You don't have that much choice in your life, which is one of the big lessons I've learned. I was going to be a designer whether I wanted to be a designer or not. So there I was.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

Its all about finding the calm in the chaos.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I like the idea of having many different ways to express myself. There is a part of me as an artist and a creator who would like to express myself in many different ways. But then at the same time I know I have limited hours in the day, and I can only do so much successfully.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I'm not as obsessive-compulsive about certain things; I give a lot of latitude to people and support people. I know that I can't do it myself and that you're only as good as the people you have behind you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donna Karan

The magic happens in the creative studios. But sometimes you're inspired when you're removed from it a little bit. That's when the juice starts to percolate.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

My spiritual connection is about embracing everything around me. We're all the same. There are no boundaries . . .

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

Personally, I don't use fragrance, and only use essential oils. Stephan [Weiss] said, "Donna, we have to do fragrance - fragrance will last forever - fashion goes up and down. And I said, "I love Casablanca lilies, I love the smell of your neck and I love suede. If you can combine these three together, we can discuss it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

Many of the customers here are traveling all over the world so they need multiple types of clothes. That's one thing about Urban Zen - it is seasonless and it is timeless. So it's not about the fashion of a moment saying, "I have to have it now." It's something that you become a part of...sort of like a sari.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I could go on for days about why I love yoga. One of my favorite parts is I can't think about anything else other than doing what the teacher tells me to do. For me, someone who has a million things going on at any given moment, that kind of surrender is liberating. I also learn so much about myself - my limitations, my potential, how to be mindful of an injury.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I start my day with a mind, body, soul practice - yoga, pilates or meditation.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donna Karan

When I go to Bali, when I come to India and travel and see different cultures. I make sure I'm involved in the world out there, creatively, culturally.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

It used to be only yoga, but now I do Pilates as well; I feel like I need the balance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I feel very strongly about dresses on every level - a dress feels like underpinning.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I practice yoga and take a steam-filled bath or shower. Then I sit quietly and review and prioritize my to-do list.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

Evening is a time of real experimentation. You never want to look the same way.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

I'm very involved with Pilates as well; you have to be careful. I can't do headstands any more, I have a neck and a spinal problem, but I used to do it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donna Karan

My biggest style regret is that I can't fit into the models' clothes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donna Karan

Delete the negative; accentuate the positive!