He cited Zara’s speed, styling, and the company’s “great sense of…how to pick up what they have to pick up from designers…[W]hen I did my Miami collection and we did the black and white checks, I knew they would be in Zara and H&M. But they did it in a clever way — they mixed a Céline shape with my Balmain print!” (Presenting: Zélmain!) After all, at 28 years old, Rousteing realizes “not everyone can afford a thousand-dollar jacket." And, that referring to Zara’s wares by replacing the first letter of the designer label’s name with a Z is moderately amusing. (The Independent)
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