Fashion Quotes

Most popular fashion quotes

If you've got it, wear it.
Fashions fade; style is eternal.

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The fashion of this world passeth away.
— 1 Corinthians 7:31


Women's rear ends just weren't made for pants.
Isn't elegance forgetting what one is wearing?

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Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
It is only the modern that ever becomes old-fashioned.
Fashion, n.  A despot whom the wise ridicule and obey.
Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
Clothes and courage have so much to do with each other.
Fashion is not frivolous. It is a part of being alive today.
We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.


Fashion is more usually a gentle progression of revisited ideas.
The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don't wear her.
She wears her clothes as if they were thrown on with a pitchfork.
I can wear a hat or take it off, but either way it's a conversation piece.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
The way to go from rags to riches is to start by getting a decent set of rags.


Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only; fashion is something in the air.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.
I like fashion to do down to the street, but I can't accept that it should originate there.
I just put on what the lady says. I've been married three times, so I've been well supervised.
A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.
"Style" is an expression of individualism mixed with charisma. Fashion is something that comes after style.
Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.


A perfume is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion. . . . that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.
Don't follow it blindly into every dark alley. Always remember that you are not a model or a mannequin for which the fashion is created.
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.


Fashion is as profound and critical a part of the social life of man as sex, and is made up of the same ambivalent mixture of irresistible urges and inevitable taboos.
All women's dresses, in every age and country, are merely variations on the eternal struggle between the admitted desire to dress and the un-admitted desire to undress.
We worship ... Fashion.  She spins and weaves and cuts with full authority.  The head monkey at Paris puts on a traveller's cap, and all the monkeys in America do the same.
Even when we say nothing our clothes are talking noisily to everyone who sees us, telling them who we are, where we come from, what we like to do in bed and a dozen other intimate things.
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.
Fashion rests upon folly.  Art rests upon law.  Fashion is ephemeral.  Art is eternal.  Indeed what is a fashion really?  A fashion is merely a form of ugliness so absolutely unbearable that we have to alter it every six months!