Friday, May 8, 2009

Quotable Fashion quotes

Posted by Double Y at 11:24 AM
Got this from my favorite forum and thought of posting it here.. These are quotes from fashion icons:

"You're always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company."
-Diane Von Furstenburg

"If you are going to do something in life, do what you love because you are going to work much harder"
-Rachel Zoe

"Every woman should have three animals in her life.
A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage and a tiger in her

“Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury." Coco Chanel

"While clothes may not make the woman, they certainly have a strong effect on her self-confidence — which, I believe, does make the woman."

-Mary Kay Ashe

“The most important thing to remember is that you can wear all the greatest clothes and all the greatest shoes, but you’ve got to have a good spirit on the inside. That’s what’s really going to make you look like you’re ready to rock the world.”

- Alicia Keys

"It’s hard to go with a trend. As soon as it’s out, everyone picks it up. It’s important to stay true to yourself. Have fun with fashion instead of letting it dictate."

- Estella Warren

"Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live."

- Gianni Versace

“I don't do fashion, I am fashion.” Coco Chanel

“I don't design clothes. I design dreams.” Ralph Lauren

"The idea of seeing everybody clad the same is not really my cup of tea"
~ Christian Lacroix

"Dressing is a way of life"
~ Yves Saint Laurent

"Fashion is made to become unfashionable" ~ Coco Chanel

A woman is closest to being naked when she is well dressed." - Coco Chanel

"The difference between style and fashion is quality".- Armani

“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.”
- Chanel

"I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.” -Marlene Dietrich

“Fashion fades, only style remains the same.”
“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”
“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.”

~Coco Chanel

"Fashion is a mass phenomenon, but it feeds on the individual."
- Cecil Beaton

"The best things in life are free, the second best are expensive"
- Coco Chanel

"Buy something because you love it, you need it, and you will use it"
- Rachel Zoe

"Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful"

- Sophia Loren

"Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world"

- Bette Midler

"If you show up looking a bit more glam than the rest, what's the worst-case scenario? You look the best in the room?

- Rachel Zoe

"The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize"
- Olympia Dukakis

"You can make anything into a special occasion and dress up for it"

- Victoria Beckham

"Don't give a woman advice; one should never give a woman anything she can't wear in the morning"
- Oscar Wilde

"The only rule is don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in." Paris Hilton

A woman's dress should be like a barbed- wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.

Sophia Loren

Fashion is so close in revealing a person's inner feelings and everybody seems to hate to lay claim to vanity so people tend to push it away. It's really too close to the quick of the soul.

--Stella Blum

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Oscar Wilde

“A woman who doesn't wear perfume has no future.”

-Coco Chanel

"The best color in the whole world, is the one that looks good, on you!”
-Coco Chanel

“Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.”

-Anatole France

Fashion is what you adopt when you don't know who you are.”
-Quentin Crisp

“The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.”
Hubert de Givenchy

"A love of fashion makes the economy go round"

Liz Tillberis

"Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess"

Edna Woolman Chase

"Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest"

Christian Dior

I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes"

Yves Saint Laurent

“A fashion is merely a form of ugliness so unbearable that we are compelled to alter it every six months.”

Oscar Wilde

“In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.”
Elsa Schiaparelli

Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.
Elsa Schiaparelli

So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date.

Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach

We live not according to reason, but according to fashion.


"You know that thing when you see someone cute and he smiles and your heart kinda goes like warm butter sliding down hot toast? Well thats what its like when I see a store." -Rebecca Bloomwood

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