Fashion is fickle, and Reese believes most designers have been out of work at least once. For her, the key to is anticipation.
“I’m not looking at today, thinking ‘Wow, look at what we’ve achieved.’ It probably wouldn’t hurt me to enjoy that more, but I’m in a business where everything is about ‘tomorrow,’” she says, adding that each fall, she’s working on the spring line and about to get started on summer. “Everybody’s path is their own.”
—Adapted from “Leading the Way,” Barbara Kantrowitz, et al., Newsweek.