We believe online coaching conversations are extremely productive. We would probably never suggest that a person who is a short distance away resort to online coaching rather than face-to-face because we enjoy the pleasure of personal contact.
I didn't want to be a fashion designer, and for a good half of my career I didn't like it. I always wanted to do other things. You can hide so much behind theatrics, and I don't need to do that anymore. You can't just buy things for the label – it's ridiculous.
Fashion is a very stressful place to work because of the demands of doing the shows – no one expects a writer to produce two books a year on the dot – but it's also a very toxic place to work.