33 Fabulous Fashion Quotes | Bvaultre’s Luxury South Africa Blog

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Iconic Fashion Quotes

  1. “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.”

—Marilyn Monroe

2. “Never, ever confuse what happens on a runway with fashion. A runway is spectacle. It’s only fashion when a woman puts it on. Being well dressed hasn’t much to do with having good clothes. It’s a question of good balance and good common sense.”

—Oscar de la Renta

3. “I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.”

—Coco Chanel

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4. “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.”

—Christian Dior

5. “Design is a constant challenge to balance comfort with luxe, the practical with the desirable.”

—Donna Karan

6. “We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.”

—Yves Saint Laurent

7. “The joy of dressing is an art.”

—John Galliano

8. “You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.”

—Edith Head

9. “Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.”

—Christian Louboutin

10. “My style is not that big. I wear heels, tight pants, and I wear diamonds.”

—Donatella Versace

11. “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they notice the woman.”

—Coco Chanel

12. “What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.”

—Miuccia Prada

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13. “The key to style is learning who you are, which takes years. There’s no how-to road map to style. It’s about self-expression and, above all, attitude.”

—Iris Apfel

14. “Fashion is like eating; You shouldn’t stick to the same menu.”

—Kenzo Takada

15. “Style is something each of us already has, all we need is to find it.”

—Diane von Furstenberg

16. “You can wear black at any time. You can wear it at any age. You may wear it for almost any occasion.”

—Christian Dior

17. “Keep your heels, head and standards high.”

—Coco Chanel

18. “Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered.”

—Giorgio Armani

19. “I like my money right where I can see it … hanging in my closet.”

—Carrie Bradshaw, in Sex and the City

20. “I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.”

—Coco Chanel

21. “It’s better to have fewer things of quality than too much expendable junk.”

—Rachel Zoe

22. “I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful but also to reassure them, give them confidence.”

—Yves Saint Laurent

23. “Fashion is more art than art is.”

—Andy Warhol

24. “I like my money right where I can see it: hanging in my closet.” 

—Carrie Bradshaw, in Sex and the City

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25. “Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.” 

—Christian Louboutin

26. “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” 

—Rachel Zoe

27. “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 you live.” 

—Gianni Versace

28. “Fashion is the armour to survive the reality of everyday life.” 

—Bill Cunningham

29. “Fashion has to reflect who you are, what you feel at the moment and where you’re going.” 

—Pharrell Williams

30. “I’m a very down-to-earth person, but it is my job to make that earth more pleasant.” 

—Karl Lagerfeld

31. “Style is very personal. It has nothing to do with fashion. Fashion is over quickly. Style is forever.” 

—Ralph Lauren

32. “I’ve always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman’s outfit.”

—Michael Kors

33. “If I can have any impact, I want women to feel good about themselves and have fun with fashion.” 

—Michelle Obama

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