Phillip Plein says: 'Life's too short to be insignificant' 'an ethos that runs through all his ready-to-wear and couture collections, instantly recognizable in their dramatic and sensational tone. With the Plein treatment, closet essentials become anything but ordinary. The Plein woman is powerful, theatrical, and simply cannot be ignored; she is the antithesis of insignificant. Jolt your cold-weather closet out of the doldrums with a Phillip Plein knitwear piece. Striking and sumptuous, these pieces will imbue your look with rock chic cool.