Famous Fashion Quotes

14 Jun

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent

“I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity—all I hope for in my clothes. 

“Fashions fade, style is eternal.” 

“We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.” 

‘Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.’ 

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Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel

“Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” 

“I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.” 

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” 

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” 

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Diana Vreeland

Diana Vreeland

“A little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika. We all need a splash of bad taste—it’s hearty, it’s healthy, it’s physical. I think we could use more of it. No taste is what I’m against.” 

“I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity.”

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Christian Dior

Christian Dior

“You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet.”

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Elsa Schiaparelli

Elsa Schiaparelli

“In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous.” 

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Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld

“I lost 200lb to wear suits by Hedi Slimane”

“Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.”

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Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen

“Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.”

“I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it.”
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Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta

“Walk like you have three men walking behind you.” 

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Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs

“Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.”

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MARY QUANT

Mary Quant

“The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don’t wear her.”.

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Lauren Hutton

Lauren Hutton

“Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose.”

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Manolo Blahnik

Manolo Blahnik

“Men tell me that I’ve saved their marriages. It costs them a fortune in shoes, but it’s cheaper than a divorce. So I’m still useful, you see”

“About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.”

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Edith Head

Edith Head

“Your dresses should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to show you’re a lady.” 

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Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang

“Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” 

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Elisabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

“Big girls need big diamonds.” .

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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

“Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.” 

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Iris Apfel

Iris Apfel

“More is more and less is a bore.” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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