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“I love fashion because it’s plugged into the zeitgeist, so it’s always changing. Thirty years ago, I could never have predicted I’d be where I am today, so I know I don’t know what’s going to happen in the next five years or the next 20 years. I have my predictions—I’m sure technology will continue to have an impact on fashion, particularly the way people shop. I think quality will be increasingly important—we’re moving away from a time of fast fashion. But really, the only constant in fashion is that you must keep moving forward, otherwise you’ll be left behind.”

—American fashion designer Michael Kors, writing about the future of fashion in the Wall Street Journal’s 125th Anniversary Report on July 7, 2014.