Prabal Gurung: I'm always inspired by . . . "Mothers."
Lubov Azria: If I could have any other job, it would be . . . "A frustrated interior decorator."
Christian Siriano: Love means . . . "A healthy obsession."
Brian Atwood: I always listen to . . . "Criticism. It's good to know what people think — doesn't mean you have to act on it."
Illustration by Bil Donovan