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Fashion quotations II

January 7, 2009 by · No comments

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In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.
Elsa Schiaparelli

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.
Oleg Cassini

I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked.
David Bailey

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

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Fashion is more usually a gentle progression of revisited ideas.
Bruce Oldfield

Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Edwin Hubbel

I base my fashion sense on what doesn’t itch.
Gilda Radner

It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions.

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

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

Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.

The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.
Hubert de Givenchy

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So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date.
Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach

Respect is love in plain clothes.
Frankie Byrne

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
Coco Chanel

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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When his wife asked him to change clothes to meet the German Ambassador: If they want to see me, here I am. If they want to see my clothes, open my closet and show them my suits.
Albert Einstein

Clothes don’t make a man, but clothes have got many a man a good job.
Herbert Harold Vreeland

We live not according to reason, but according to fashion.

The dress is a vase which the body follows. My clothes are like modules in which bodies move.
Pierre Cardin

I wear my sort of clothes to save me the trouble of deciding which clothes to wear.
Katharine Hepburn

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

The expression a woman wears on her face is more important than the clothes she wears on her back.
Dale Carnegie

Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
William Shakespeare

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