"Anytime something eccentric happens in fashion, she’s referred to. Fashion in America is incredibly bland. There are very few people who push the envelope. In Europe there’s a background of these people moving fashion forward. Anna Piaggi and Daphne Guinness are two examples, but you don’t get many fashion eccentrics in America besides Lady Gaga, and all the Lady Gaga references I’ve seen seem to be regurgitated ‘Isabella Blow.’"