, Phillip Lim, Riccardo Tisci
, and, yes, Jessica Simpson are celebrating 10 years in the industry. So what makes them so successful? It’s all about the numerology cycle, says noted numerologist Felicia Bender
. What! You thought you only had to worry about Mercury in retrograde?
“Numerology is a nine-year cycle, and if you can survive a nine-year cycle, you can get into the next one.” she explains. We couldn’t help but ask Felicia what was in store for this outstanding class of designers, so we hope they’re paying attention.Alexander Wang:
His life path is a five. He is the freedom seeker; he lives without a filter; his mantra is “Do not fence me in.” And then I can see, his birthday number is an eight, and he’s very dynamic, which is the money number. He’s here to make a lot of money and to exert power and influence. Phillip Lim, who is working with artist and environmentalist Maya Lin for his anniversary:
He’s a nine. A nine is a humanitarian, a very compassionate heart. They’re here to learn to give and receive. And ultimately, he won’t feel good in his life unless he’s giving to the greater good. I imagine he will come up with a foundation of some sort. Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci:
He’s in an eight personal year in his numerology cycle, and we’re in an eight universal year, which all of us are feeling, and everyone is feeling intensity this year. It’s not business as usual this year from a numerology standpoint anyway. For Riccardo it’s a very testing year. If there are going to be some massive successes or failures, this would be this year that they happen. Next year he’s going to be coming up on some decisions on whether or not he’s going to want to make changes. And he’s a three life path: The three is the communicator and the entertainer; he’s all about entertaining, very intelligent, very good wit. At the end of the day, he’s learning how to inspire and uplift others with his work.Jessica Simpson:
She’s going to take over the world, and she’s going to do it smiling. She’s an eight, and it’s an eight universal year. As an eight she’s had to struggle to gain the respect that she’s gained. There’s some change coming for her. Her personal year is all about data gathering, and next year is a money year for her. Maybe she’s coming up with different designs and next year will shake it up.