Famous Quotes by Fashion Icons

Fashion is a lot more then just designer dresses and pretty accessories, some of us live and breath it every minute of the day and we know far better to think of it as an item of clothing. Its our life, our style, our personality and to some its our language. Here some words that will make you think once again what fashion is about or what it should be about. I present my favourite fashion quotes to live by.


“Style is wearing an evening dress to MCDonalds. Wearing heels to play football. It is personality, confidence and seduction.” – John Galliano

“Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.” —Bill Cunningham

“Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.” —Marc Jacobs

“A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” —Coco Chanel

“People walk differently in high heels. Your body sways to a different kind of tempo.” —Manolo Blahnik

“Big girls need big diamonds.” —Elizabeth Taylor

“Create your own style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” ― Anna Wintour 

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

“When in doubt, wear red.” —Bill Blass

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

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“I can’t concentrate in flats!” —Victoria Beckham

“A woman’s dress should be a like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.” —Sophia Loren

“Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.” —Ralph Lauren

“Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.” —Jean Cocteau

“Women should look like women. A piece of cardboard has no sexuality.” —Alexander McQueen

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

“The woman is the most perfect doll that i have dressed with delight and admiration.” — Karl Lagerfeld

“I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it.” — Alexander McQueen

“The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.” — Diana Vreeland

“Trendy is the last stage before tacky.” — Karl Lagerfeld

“Always dress like you’re going to see your worst enemy.” — Kimora Lee

“Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.” — Ralph Lauren

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” — Coco Chanel

“Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves, of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys, they’d just walk around naked at all times.” — Betsey Johnson

“Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.” — Vivienne Westwood

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

“In a machine age, dressmaking is one of the last refuges of the human, the personal, the inimitable.” — Christian Dior

“The joy of dressing is an art.” — John Galliano

“Fashion somehow, for me, is purely and happily irrational.” — Hedi Slimane

“Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping.” — Bo Derek

“I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can’t possess radiance, you can only admire it.” — Elizabeth Taylor

“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. — Coco Chanel

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