Discover Top 10 Most Inspiring Fashion Quotes.


Fashion is all about happiness. It’s fun. It’s important. But it’s not medicine.

~ Donatella Versace



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

~ Rachel Zoe



A dress should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to prove you’re a lady.

~ Edith Head



When a person is in fashion, all they do is right.

~ Lord Chesterfield



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

~ Edith Head



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

~ Yves Saint Laurent



Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.

~ Jean Cocteau



A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.

~ Christian Dior



I don’t do fashion, I AM fashion.

~ Coco Chanel



Fashion goes round in circles.

~ Siobhan Fahey



Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.

~ Coco Chanel

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

~ Christian Louboutin

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

~ Mark Twain

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

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

~ Yves Saint Laurent

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

~ Karl Lagerfeld

Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are

~ Gianni Versace

Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.

~ Edna Woolman Chase

You can never be overdressed or over-educated.

~ Oscar Wilde 

A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes.

~ Vera Wang

Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is unfashionable is what other people wear.

~ Oscar Wilde

When I started, department stores were either very fashion, or very tailored, so the two never mixed. I mixed it, and they said you’re too tailored for fashion and too fashion for tailoring. So I had to move the market. So that’s what I did.

~ Ozwald Boateng

Tailoring was considered to be a world that was very traditional, and basically going out of fashion. Fashion designers did not have a real link with tailoring or tradition, so I fused the two worlds together.

~ Ozwald Boateng

Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.

~ Marc Jacobs

Fashion is a tool… to compete in life outside the home

~ Mary Quant

The difference between style and fashion is quality.

~ Giorgio Armani

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.

~ Coco Chanel

High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.

~ Christopher Morley

Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.

~ Donatella Versace

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.

~ Jean Cocteau

When in doubt, wear red.

~ Bill Blass

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.

~ Epictetus

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

~ Sophia Loren

I have no interest whatsoever in being a high-fashion model, nor is it possible

~ Rachael Leigh Cook

It’s a new era in fashion – there are no rules.

~ Zac Posen

Helped are those who live in quietness, knowing neither brand name nor fad; they shall live every day as if in eternity, and each moment shall be as full as it is long.

~ Alice Walker

I was born into the century in which novels lost their stories, poems their rhymes, paintings their form, and music its beauty, but that does not mean I have to like that trend or go along with it.

~ Pat Conroy

There is no such thing as ‘on the way out’ as long as you are still doing something interesting and good; you’re in the business because you’re breathing.

~ Louis Armstrong

The world will see many fashions of art and most of the world will follow the fashions and make none. These cults – these ‘movements’ – are absolutely necessary, or at any rate their causes are, for somewhere in their centres are the ones who bear the Idea, the ones who have questioned, ‘But what do I think?’ and ‘How shall I say it best?

~ Robert Henri

The climax of absurdity to which art may be carried when led away from nature by fashion, may be best seen in the works of Boucher…

~ John Constable

You are never to lose sight of nature; the instant you do, you are all abroad, at the mercy of every gust of fashion, without knowing or seeing the point to which you ought to steer.

~ Joshua Reynolds

The changing styles are the expression of a restless search for something which shall commend itself to our aesthetic sense; but as each innovation is subject to the selective action of the norm of conspicuous waste, the range within which innovation can take place is somewhat restricted. The innovation must not only be more beautiful, or perhaps oftener less offensive, than that which it displaces, but it must also come up to the accepted standard of expensiveness.

~ Thorstein Veblen

Novelty is seldom the essential… make a subject better from its intrinsic nature.

~ Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

When imitation goes over big, it isn’t imitation, it is a trend.

~ Walter Darby Bannard

The art world is now a fashion industry, led by its Whitney Biennial ‘nose for the new look.’ But nobody, it seems, has the guts or the brains to blow the necessary whistle and holler, ‘Hold on guys! What the hell is this ugly bit of business?

~ Abe Ajay

I always have the idea in mind that when Botticelli was an old man nobody cared about him because he was out of fashion. Imagine, Botticelli was out of fashion!

~ Norbert Bisky

Fashion is, perhaps by necessity, in a world of its own – one that only rarely overlaps with anything resembling real life. This fantasy and exoticism is part of its appeal, of course.

~ Vince Aletti

Fashion is a tyrant from which nothing frees us. We must suit ourselves to its fantastic tastes. But being compelled to live under its foolish laws, the wise man is never the first to follow, nor the last to keep it.

~ Blaise Pascal

Sir, a man who cannot get to heaven in a green coat, will not find his way thither the sooner in a grey one.

~ Samuel Johnson