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Andre Leon Talley

American,  Editor
Total Quotes : 63
Going Might Makes

If you're going to be a model, what's going to get you the job on a go-see and makes you stand out, it might not be your lipstick or your portfolio or what you're wearing, it might come from your core being.

- Andre Leon Talley

Love Young Russian

I love Russian culture. I don't know the young Russia, I'm not at all familiar with young Russia, but the old school Russia is good enough for me for the moment.

- Andre Leon Talley

Candy Serve Entertain

When I do entertain, in the summer, which is rare, I receive my guests on the front porch, set up wicker trays found at Pottery Barn, and serve iced beverages. Anytime I do welcome friends, it's always a tray of canapes or Planters peanuts, jellied candy from Paris, and a good bottle of Sancerre.

- Andre Leon Talley

Speak Until Spoken

In my day you didn't speak until spoken to.

- Andre Leon Talley

Most Ski Ever

I suppose the most daring thing I've ever done is try to water ski. And that was not successful.

- Andre Leon Talley

Shoes Labor Wear

The late Estee Lauder says you can never wear white shoes after Labor Day. But of course, in today's world, that does not exist.

- Andre Leon Talley

Black Never Too

You can never have too many black pumps. Never!

- Andre Leon Talley

Year New Bed

I'm usually at home and in bed by 10 o'clock. I do not want to be out at anybody's New Year's Eve party.

- Andre Leon Talley

Blog Editor Incorrect

It's incorrect to assume you can be a fashion editor because you blog, if you don't have experience to look at fashion in a professional way.

- Andre Leon Talley

Money Cleaning Movies

Why spend money on movies when you can spend it on gas? Or dry cleaning? Or groceries?

- Andre Leon Talley

Myself Going Screening

I'm not going to go to the local theater to spend $12... when I can get a screening copy of a film. I don't get screeners myself, but I can borrow from my friends or go to their house to watch.

- Andre Leon Talley

Culture Always Symbolic

It's always great to have things from France at a wedding. It's symbolic of style, of culture, of taste.

- Andre Leon Talley

Passionate Handbags Attend

When I was a young boy, growing up in Durham, North Carolina, the women in my family were truly passionate about their clothes; nothing was more beautiful to me than women dressing with the utmost, meticulous attention to accessories, shoes, handbags, hats, coats, dresses and gloves to attend Sunday church services.

- Andre Leon Talley

Beautiful Bed Most

The most luxurious item is a beautiful bed and beautiful, simple sheets.

- Andre Leon Talley

Door Happiest County

The happiest moments of my childhood were spent on my grandmother's front porch in Durham, N.C., or at her sister's farmhouse in Orange County, where chickens paraded outside the kitchen's screen door and hams were cured in the smokehouse.

- Andre Leon Talley

Women Heels Chic

Uggs can be as chic as heels for women.

- Andre Leon Talley

Embrace Friendly Obama

Mrs. Obama has a hug - a sincere and friendly embrace - that has become familiar to countless supporters from coast to coast. And when she talks to you, she focuses all her calm attention on your face.

- Andre Leon Talley

Money Away Putting

Money isn't everything, but it is when you start thinking about putting money away for your retirement days.

- Andre Leon Talley

Need Needs Edited

People need to be edited; life needs to be edited. I need to be edited.

- Andre Leon Talley

Notes Always Note

When I have interns, I always say, 'Handwritten thank-you notes can make a difference.' People remember that - not an e-mail, a handwritten note in an envelope.

- Andre Leon Talley