Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever.
Putting good energy into your body and raising your serotonin will lead to a positive mood, exuding a more attractive glow.
When I think of flavours, I think colour, so lemon should be yellow and orange is orange.
My dad is very down to earth, and I view him as a creative genius, and I am very proud of that.
My parents always told me, ‘Do what you love because that is what you will do well in.’ They told me to make sure that you are happy.
I think people always want candy, whether you’re a kid or an adult.
I’ll offset neutral shades with bright colors. It helps me stand out without looking cartoonish.
If you’re running a race, and you’re looking at the lane to your right or your left, you’re gonna trip instead of… focusing forward.
I always liked the idea of leadership and being a captain.
Sugar and chocolate, anything that boosts your serotonin levels, is something people, I think, crave.
I love accessorizing with jewelry.
On really hot days, I try to motivate friends and family to come into the pool for an aqua jogging session which I teach. Aqua jogging is a great way to avoid the impact of regular walking or jogging
The people at Dylan’s Candy Bar, they have to have an inner child and a sense of fun… and love the colors and the textures.
I am a picky eater. By that I mean, I love to pick the raisins out of oatmeal raisin cookies, the chips out of chocolate chip cookies, the white side off of black and white cookies, and the vanilla center out of Oreos.
While I’m in L.A. I always make time for my favorite activity which is hiking. The trails in California are amazing, as they are always challenging, and I never get bored from all the beautiful scenery.
I collect candy packaging from around the world and believe it has the value of Pop Art.
I always saw candy as art.
When I started Dylan’s Candy Bar in 2001, I wanted it to be a place that merged my love of pop culture, fashion, art and music with candy. Since then, we have been fortunate to pioneer artistic partnerships with many legends.
I’m not so much a shoe or bag person as jewelry, and I think it’s because jewelry is like candy.
There’s no denying that candy is comfort food and it’s affordable.
If people try to cut sugar out completely, they often splurge later. That isn’t a good idea.
I’m a stuffed rabbit collector.
I believe dancing is the best stress reliever.
I like having a lot of sunlight because it helps me wake up. And I don’t get depressed in winter.
If I wasn’t doing candy, I’d want to create the best rescue animal-shelter organization. Otherwise, the Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson were so much a part of my childhood, and Janet and I have become friends. So my second dream job would be backup singer for Janet Jackson!
My parents were inspired by Bob Dylan and Dylan Thomas when naming me. They specifically saved this masculine name for their only girl.
My parents screened ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’ for my 6th birthday, and I became fascinated by the idea of living in a candy land with chocolate rivers and lollipop trees.
We chose to use a surrogate as the way we wanted to start our family, particularly as I was traveling across the globe on a stressful schedule to get stores open.
I love the BlackBerry. I’m on it all the time. I literally wrote my whole book, ‘Unwrap Your Sweet Life,’ on the BlackBerry while I was working out on the StairMill. So many people tease me about having a BlackBerry, but I meet a lot of people who still use one. Obama has a BlackBerry!
I’ve been entrepreneurial since middle school. I was always arranging bake sales, dances and school trips to raise money for the Dalton School.
I shop for candy instead of clothes!
My husband proposed to me on the beach using candy.
If these rich women from 5th Avenue spend a fortune on cashmere sweaters, they will come to my store to buy gummy bears.
I dye my eyelashes on occasion so I don’t have to wear mascara. I find that mascara weighs on my eyes, making me sleepy, and it is a pain to take off.
Oprah Winfrey is such an inspiring person.
Anytime you can promote young artists and designers is a cool thing.
I don’t like sitting still at a desk and often conduct business on my Blackberry or in walking meetings.
My friends call me Clark Kent: I’m known to change in phone booths.
Pinterest has been helpful to my business. Making inspiration boards is really key to developing products. When I was getting married, I literally cut out tear sheets and put my own boards together. Had I known about Pinterest, I would have been able to do it so much more easily.
Before I got married, I never really watched TV. Now, my husband and I watch ‘The Bachelor’ together. I love ‘The Soup’ – that’s where I get a lot of my pop culture – and ‘Chelsea Lately.’
I love all the gift guides that the magazines put out, whether it’s ‘InStyle’ doing Mother’s Day gifts or color guides, or the ‘O’ magazine Christmas guide.
I know everything about candy. Would you believe I even know where to find gumballs in the middle of Africa?
For a while after college, I was thinking of becoming a fitness trainer, and I am a certified aqua trainer.
My husband is the cook at our house. I can make dessert and salad, but I stay away from meals. He makes amazing omelets, fish, and grilled vegetables like Brussels sprouts and cauliflower.
Red candy is my favorite – I like red string licorice, Swedish Fish, and red gum balls.
It’s important for me to eat really healthy because I have such a sweet tooth. I eat fish and vegetables for lunch and dinner, and I work out every day.
Watching my dad, Ralph Lauren, design clothes when I was young, I was always inspired.
My mom is a painter and photographer and my grandfather was an artist, so I’ve always been surrounded by creative people.
Whenever I meet with nutritionists, we discuss the idea of having everything in moderation and that people should eat protein or fiber when they eat sugar.