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Designer Diane von Furstenberg on Success: "Fear Isn’t an Option"

Yasha Wallin

At yesterday's Newsweek/The Daily Beast's Women in the World Summit in Sao Paulo, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg praised Brazilian women saying, “I sell confidence, and celebrate freedom. But confidence is everything. And Brazilians are confident, and they like their body. It doesn’t matter if they are big or not.” She went on to describe how she gained her own confidence, "My mother always told me that you will not be a victim, and fear is not an option.”

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