Quote of Note | Sophie Théallet

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Looks from the spring/summer 2010 collection of Sophie Théallet, who will show her fall collection next Tuesday, February 16, in New York City. (Photos: Dan Lecca)

“For me, creating a collection is a very painful process. I just like looking at my environment: walking in Prospect Park, going to the movies, reading a book, listening to music. At some point, something shows up and I begin to design on the paper, and I start to play with it. It depends on a lot of things but when the ideas come, I feel free and happy.”

Sophie Théallet, winner of the 2009 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Prize