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What's Your Fashion Statement? Find Out With These Famous Fashion Quotes

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Flip through glossy fashion magazines and you will find gorgeous beauties staring at you. Do you ever wonder why some people make a career out of looking pretty? Do appearances matter? If beauty is only skin deep, why do we have a multi-billion dollar industry working for the epidermis?

These famous fashion quotes reveal a new layer that lies beneath the surface. It's not just about fashion. It's about wearing your statement on your sleeve.
  • Yves Saint Laurent
    Fashions fade, style is eternal.

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    They think him the best dressed man, whose dress is so fit for his use that you cannot notice or remember to describe it.

  • Coco Chanel
    I don't do fashion, I am fashion.

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

  • Bill Blass
    Style is primarily a matter of instinct.

  • Anthony Burgess
    Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.

  • Christian Dior
    Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.

  • Coco Chanel
    I like fashion to go down to the street, but I can't accept that it should originate there.

  • Yves Saint Laurent
    We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.

  • Yves Saint Laurent
    Dressing is a way of life.

  • Giorgio Armani
    The difference between style and fashion is quality.

  • Elsa Schiaparelli
    In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.

  • Oleg Cassini
    Fashion anticipates, and elegance is a state of mind... a mirror of the time in which we live, a translation of the future, and should never be static.

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

  • Lord Chesterfield
    If you are not in fashion, you are nobody.

  • Coco Chanel
    Fashion is architecture. It is a matter of proportions.

  • Coco Chanel
    Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

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

  • Giorgio Armani
    I've always thought of the T-shirt as the Alpha and Omega of the fashion alphabet.

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

  • Geoffrey Chaucer
    There's never a new fashion but it's old.

  • George Bernard Shaw
    A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.

  • William Shakespeare
    What a deformed thief this fashion is.

  • Giorgio Armani
    The goal I seek is to have people refine their style through my clothing without having them become victims of fashion.

  • Ralph Lauren
    I don't design clothes. I design dreams.

  • Coco Chanel
    Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.

  • Edith Head
    A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes.

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

  • Bill Blass
    When in doubt, wear red.

  • Stendal
    Only great minds can afford a simple style.

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier
    Elegance is a question of personality, more than one's clothing.

  • Coco Chanel
    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.
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