Year in Review: Best Quotes in FN

“I take [our Maltese, Babydoll], to get a massage every year in Cabo.” — Lisa Pliner, Jan. 7, 2013

“The shoe business comes first, then hockey second.” — Seychelles’ Sari Ratsula, Jan. 21, 2013

“I love the mix of passion, braveness and pain [on ‘The X Factor’]. It reminds me of fashion.” — Giuseppe Zanotti, Feb. 4, 2013

“These are good for New York because you don’t need mace.” — Carson Kressley on his studded Christian Louboutins, Feb. 11, 2013

“These are lucky boys, because I love men and I’m going to make them look hot.” — Ruthie Davis on her men’s launch, Feb. 11, 2013

“I say we’ll go to Tao, but I turn into a grandma these days, so we probably won’t make it.” — Kristin Cavallari on her Las Vegas plans, Feb. 25, 2013

“I just love their suits. I feel so American!” — Manolo Blahnik on Ralph Lauren, March 25, 2013

“I’m a little impulsive so I have to be careful [on Twitter]. It reminds me that my sense of humor isn’t funny all the time.” — Steve Madden, May 13, 2013

“I used to play the piano, but would freeze when anyone walked into the room, including my teacher, so I quit.” — Yeardley Smith, June 3, 2013

“I’m doing my own emails now, and I’ve never had so many friends [asking to be part of the Jessica Simpson venture].” — Vince Camuto, Aug. 5, 2013

“What I really would have liked to do is go into politics, but my two-and-a-half years in prison precludes me from that. Well, maybe not anymore.” — Steve Madden, Aug. 12, 2013

“I had these pants [I’m wearing BeDazzled]. Every stone is put on by hand. This is Nashville, baby.” — Wynonna Judd, Sept. 2, 2013

“[A bow tie] looks funny at the gym. But that’s about the only time.” — Alton Brown, Oct. 7, 2013

“I’m at a fashionable, four-way intersection, where James Bond, Pee-Wee Herman, Jack Skellington and the Duke of Windsor meet.” — Robert Verdi, Dec. 2, 2013

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