Nigel quotes

Alright everyone. Gird your loins!

[To Miranda, upon seeing Andrea for the first time] Are we doing a before and after piece I don't know about?

[Looking Andrea's outfit over on her first day on the job, in a deleted scene] Looks like Oklahoma and New Jersey had a baby out of wedlock.

[To Andrea] Yes, because that's really what this whole multibillion-dollar industry is all about, isn't it? Inner beauty.

[To Andrea] ...this place, where so many people would die to work, you only deign to work.

[To Andrea] This magazine published the greatest artists of the last century: Halston ... De la Renta ... Lagerfeld.

[To Andrea] You're in desperate need of Chanel.

[To Andrea, during a fashion shoot in which models are wearing animal masks] Don't make me feed you to one of the models.

[To Andy] You bet your size 6 ass!

But I hope for the best, I have to.

Andy: I'm looking to for Emily Charlton.
Emily: Andrea Sachs? Great. Human Resources certainly has an odd sense of humor.

Miranda: And before today you had never heard of me?
Andrea: No.
Miranda: You have no style or sense of fashion.
Andy: I think that depends on-
Miranda: No, no, that wasn't a question.

Nigel: [hands Andrea a pair of shoes] I guessed an 8 and a half.
Andrea: I don't think I'll need these. I mean, Miranda hired me. She knows what I look like.
Nigel: Do you?

Andrea: So, none of the girls here eat anything?
Nigel: Not since two became the new four and zero became the new two.
Andrea: Well, I'm a six.
Nigel: Which is the new fourteen.

Miranda: Emily.... Emily?
Nigel: [To Andy] She means you.
Miranda: But that's not what I asked you, I couldn't have been clearer- There you are Emily, how many times do I have to scream your name?
Andrea: Actually, it's Andy. [pause] My name is Andy... Andrea, but everyone calls me Andy.
Miranda: [Gives out a small laugh] I need ten or fifteen skirts from Calvin Klein.
Andrea: What kind of skirts do you-
Miranda: Please bore someone else with your questions. And make sure we have Pier 59 at 8am tomorrow, and remind Jocelyn I need to see a few of those satchels that Mark is doing in the pony, and then tell Simone I'll take Jackie if Maggie isn't available. Did Demarchelier confirm?
Andrea: D-D-Demarchelier?
Miranda: Demarchelier. Get him on the phone.
Andrea: O-Ok.
Miranda: And Emily...?
Andrea: Yes?
Miranda: [Looks down at Andy's shoes] That's all.

[Andrea is unable to book Miranda a flight home due to a hurricane]
Andrea: Oh my God, she's going to murder me!
Richard Sachs: What does she want you to do, call the National Guard and have her airlifted out of there?
Andrea: Of course not!...Could I do that?

Andrea: [Seeing Nigel hold up a black evening gown] I love that! Will that fit me?
Nigel: A little Crisco and some fishing wire and we'll be in business.

Jocelyn: I was thinking we could do a piece about the new floral prints for spring.
Miranda: Florals... for spring. Groundbreaking.

Andrea: My personal life is falling apart.
Nigel: That's what happens when you start doing well at work. Let me know when your entire life goes up in smoke, then it's time for a promotion.

Andrea: Wish me luck.
Emily: No. Shan't.

Andrea: (after Miranda has suddenly opened and worried about the effect public disclosure of her upcoming divorce will have on her daughters) Is there anything else I can do to help?
Miranda: Yes. Your job.

Andrea: What if I don't want this?
Miranda: Don't be silly. Everyone wants this. Everybody wants to be us.

Andrea: Emily, hi. No don't hang up. I've got a favour to ask you.
Emily: (Sarcastically) You have a favour to ask of me?
Andrea: Yeah, the thing is I've got all these clothes from Paris and I don't have anywhere to put them so I was wondering if you could take them off my hands.
Emily: Well, it's a huge imposition. Of course I'll have to have them taken in, they'll drown me. But, very well. I suppose I could help you.
Andrea: Thanks Emily. I appreciate it. (Hangs up).
Emily: (Smiling contemplatively and turning to the new girl sitting at Andrea's desk) You have some very large shoes to fill. I hope you realise that.

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