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Famous Quotes by Fashion Designers

Fashion Quote by Coco Chanel
Fashion Quote by Queen Victoria
Fashion Quote by Diana Vreeland
"Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak"
-  Rachel Zoe
"I think in Black"
-  Gareth Pugh
"When you hear designers complaining about the challenge of their profession, you have to say: Don’t get carried away — it’s only dresses"
-  Karl Lagerfeld
"A great dress can make you remember what is beautiful about life"
-  Rachel Roy
"I like my money right where I can see it: Hanging in my closet"
-  Carrie Bradshaw
"Walk like you have three men walking behind you"
-  Oscar de la Renta
"Fashion is art and you are the canvas"
-  Velvet Paper
"Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who's wearing it"
-  Yves Saint Laurent
"Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse"
-  Sir Francis Bacon
"What’s becoming very obvious to me is that fashion is art"
-  Lupita Nyong’o
"My clothes don't make one a different person, just more of oneself"
-  Bibhu Mohapatra
"I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color"
-  Wednesday Addams
"Style is the only thing you can’t buy. It’s not in a shopping bag, a label, or a price tag. It’s something reflected from our soul to the outside world - an emotion"
-  Alber Elbaz
"Design is not for philosophy, it's for life"
-  Issey Miyake
"A little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika. We all need a splash of bad taste—it's hearty, it's healthy, it's physical. I think we could use more of it. No taste is what I'm against"
-  Diana Vreeland
"The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive"
-  Coco Chanel
"I don’t believe in fashion. I believe in costume. Life is too short to be same person every day"
-  Stephanie Perkins
"Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it"
-  Diane von Furstenberg
"Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live"
-  Gianni Versace
"Fashions fade, style is eternal"
-  Yves Saint Laurent
"Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well"
-  Vivienne Westwood
"The best part of being a Fashion Designer is being a Fashion Designer"
-  Rena Do Jess
"Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment"
-  Alexander McQueen
"Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them"
-  Marc Jacobs
"Fashion is like eating, you shouldn't stick to the same menu"
-  Kenzo Takada
Fashion Quote by Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion Quote by Marilyn Monroe
Fashion Quote by Yves Saint Laurent
"The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress"
-  Hubert de Givenchy
"I’ve always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman’s outfit"
-  Michael Kors
"Fashion is all about happiness. It’s fun. It’s important. But it’s not medicine"
-  Donatella Versace
"It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic by fashion"
-  Yves Saint Laurent
"Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess"
-  Edna Woolman Chase
"I love women. I’m trying to do beautiful things with them. I’m not trying to insult them. My life is not about that"
-  Calvin Klein
"Pure, intense emotions. It’s not about design. It’s about feelings"
-  Alber Elbaz
"Fashion fades, only style remains the same"
-  Coco Chanel
"I know what women look good in. I don’t think the rules ever change"
-  Michael Kors
"The only rule is don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to be blend in"
-  Paris Hilton
"My fashion statement depends on my mood. I am more of a tomboy when dressing up, and I have never worn pink in my entire life"
-  Lalaine
"Elegance is elimination"
-  Cristóbal Balenciaga
"One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress"
-  Karl Lagerfeld
"Fashion somehow, for me, is purely and happily irrational"
-  Hedi Slimane
"I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can’t possess radiance, you can only admire it"
-  Elizabeth Taylor
"The customer is the final filter. What survives the whole process is what people wear. I’m not interested in making clothes that end up in some dusty museum"
-  Marc Jacobs
"Make it simple, but significant"
-  Don Draper
"Fashion is the armour to survive the reality of everyday life"
-  Bill Cunningham
"I make clothes, women make fashion"
-  Azzedine Alaïa
"When in doubt, wear red"
-  Bill Blass
"What you wear is such an expression of who you are. That’s like someone picking out who I’m going to date!"
-  Diane Kruger
"Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself"
-  Oscar de la Renta
"My mother was right: When you’ve got nothing left, all you can do is get into silk underwear and start reading Proust"
-  Jane Birkin
"Fashion is what you're offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose"
-  Lauren Hutton
"Being well dressed hasn’t much to do with having good clothes. It’s a question of good balance and good common sense"
-  Oscar de la Renta
Fashion Quote by Bill Cunningham
Fashion Quote by Vivienne Westwood
Fashion Quote by Kate Moss
"Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions"
-  Coco Chanel
"Fashion is about something that comes from within you"
-  Ralph Lauren
"The joy of dressing is an art"
-  John Galliano
"What’s my style is not your style, and I don’t see how you can define it. It’s something that expresses who you are in your own way"
-  Iris Apfel
"Style is very personal. It has nothing to do with fashion. Fashion is over quickly. Style is forever"
-  Ralph Lauren
"What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language"
-  Miuccia Prada
"You either know fashion or you don't"
-  Anna Wintour
"Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated"
-  Paul Rand
"I have four bedrooms in my house. One is for guests, the other three are for closets"
-  André Leon Talley
"Real style is never right or wrong. It’s a matter of being yourself on purpose"
-  G Bruce Boyer
"Whoever said that money can't buy happiness, simply didn't know where to go shopping"
-  Bo Derek
"She can beat me, but she cannot beat my outfit"
-  Rihanna
"I think, with suits and clothes, if you keep them long enough, they all come back in fashion"
-  Rod Stewart
"I design for the woman who loves being a woman"
-  Diane von Furstenberg
"Style; all who have it have one thing: originality"
-  Diana Vreeland
"When you don’t dress like everybody else, you don’t have to think like everybody else"
-  Iris Apfel
"Fashion is about dressing according to what's fashionable. Style is more about being yourself"
-  Coco Chanel
"Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves, and of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys, they’d just walk around naked at all times"
-  Betsey Johnson
"Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally"
-  Christian Louboutin
"Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes"
-  Diana Vreeland
"How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels?"
-  Sonia Rykiel
"I want people to see the dress, but focus on the woman"
-  Vera Wang
"I don't do fashion, I am fashion"
-  Coco Chanel
"Playing dress up begins at age 5 and never really ends"
-  Kate Spade
"Fashion is instant language"
-  Miuccia Prada
Fashion Quote by Carrie Bradshaw
Fashion Quote by Sophia Loren
Fashion Quote by Audrey Hepburn
"Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress"
-  Karl Lagerfeld
"I don’t want a politician who’s thinking about fashion for even one millisecond. It’s the same as medical professionals. The idea of a person in a Comme des Garcons humpback dress giving me a colonoscopy is just not groovy"
-  Simon Doonan
"You gotta have style. It helps you get down the stairs. It helps you get up in the morning. It’s a way of life. Without it, you’re nobody. I’m not talking about lots of clothes"
-  Diana Vreeland
"We must never confuse elegance with snobbery"
-  Yves Saint Laurent
"Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you"
-  Ralph Lauren
"Fashion fosters the cliches of beauty, but I want to tear them apart"
-  Miuccia Prada
"When a woman says, ‘I have nothing to wear!’, what she really means is, ‘There’s nothing here for who I’m supposed to be today"
-  Caitlin Moran
"You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it"
-  Edith Head
"To me, style is all about expressing your individuality freely and courageously"
-  Timothy John
"Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing"
-  Alexander Wang
"Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered"
-  Giorgio Armani
"In a machine age, dressmaking is one of the last refuges of the human, the personal, the inimitable"
-  Christian Dior
"Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants"
-  Karl Lagerfeld
"Conformity is the only real fashion crime. To not dress like yourself and to sublimate your spirit to some kind of group identity is succumbing to fashion fascism"
-  Simon Doonan
"Fashion has to reflect who you are, what you feel at the moment, and where you’re going"
-  Pharrell Williams
"Always dress like you are going to see your worst enemy"
-  Kimora Lee
"Clothes are like a good meal, a good movie, great pieces of music"
-  Michael Kors
"Florals for spring? Groundbreaking"
-  Miranda Priestly
"Women who wear black lead colorful lives"
-  Neiman Marcus
"We have this saying, Christy and I. We don't wake up for less than $10,000 a day"
-  Linda Evangelista
"Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself"
-  Coco Chanel
"Too much good taste can be very boring. Independent style, on the other hand, can be very inspiring"
-  Diana Vreeland
"I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity"
-  Diana Vreeland
"A women with good shoes is never ugly"
-  Coco Chanel
"I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect, they are much more interesting"
-  Marc Jacobs
"I think there is beauty in everything. What 'normal' people perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it"
-  Alexander McQueen
"I don't design clothes. I design dreams"
-  Ralph Lauren
"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn"
-  Orson Welles
"Fashion you can buy, but style you possess. The key to style is learning who you are, which takes years. There's no how-to road map to style. It's about self expression and, above all, attitude"
-  Iris Apfel
"In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different"
-  Coco Chanel
"I dont approach fashion, Fashion approaches me"
-  Daphne Guinness
"We dont need fashion to survive, we just desire it so much"
-  Marc Jacobs
"I just love fashion. I think it just expresses who you are so much"
-  Lindsay Lohan
"You don't learn style from watching people on a runway. Fashion happens every morning when you wake up"
-  Shalom Harlow
"When you don’t feel to dress means that you are depressed. You need a fashion shower"
-  Anna Dello Russo
"Trendy is the last stage before tacky"
-  Karl Lagerfeld
"Don’t forget to fall in love with yourself first"
-  Carrie Bradshaw
"You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet"
-  Christian Dior
"Buy less, choose well"
-  Vivienne Westwood
"Style is a simple way of saying complicated things"
-  Jean Cocteau
"How can money be the root of all evil? When shopping is the cure for all sadness"
-  Elizabeth Taylor
"What works for our Indian crafts is the mix of craftsmanship, culture and a touch of modernity"
-  Manish Malhotra
"In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous"
-  Elsa Schiaparelli
"The hardest thing in fashion is not to be known for a logo, but to be known for a silhouette"
-  Giambattista Valli
"I firmly believe that with the right footwear one can rule the world"
-  Bette Midler
"Wearing Black makes you look Slimmer"
-  Tarun
"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun"
-  Katherine Hepburn
"You’re never fully dressed without a smile"
-  Little Orphan Annie
"People will stare, Make it worth their while"
-  Harry Winston

Famous Quotes by Indian Fashion Designers

"I like wearing simple understated clothes"
-  Sabyasachi Mukherjee
 
"The very look of Linen inspires me to create fashion statements all around the world"
-  Rohit Bal
 
"What works for our Indian crafts is the mix of craftsmanship, culture and a touch of modernity"
-  Manish Malhotra
 
"You have to dream big. Your dreams should frighten you - that's how big your dreams should be. And I've always been a dreamer"
 
"Wearing Black makes you look Slimmer"
-  Tarun Tahiliani
 
"I don't design for a muse because my market is my muse"
-  Sabyasachi Mukherjee
 
"Every bride is a story I write, each one different, each one new"
-  Sabyasachi Mukherjee
 
"In my personal space, there is no room for fashion"
-  Sabyasachi Mukherjee
 
"This summer, pink is going to be in fashion, and this does not mean just on the ramp, but in daily wear also. These days the fashion statement is equal as everybody is becoming so very fashion conscious"
 
"I believe that clothes should be just an extension of one's intellect"
-  Sabyasachi Mukherjee
 
"I stick to the genre I enjoy the most. I don't go crazy experimenting"
-  Manish Malhotra
 
"Sexiness is a confidence issue not a size issue"
-  Sabyasachi Mukherjee
 
"Fashion should go back to what it should be: closer to art, not totally commercial but have some artistic value at its core"
 
"As a designer, it is my prerogative to preserve my heritage and create designs that reflect our contemporary India"
-  Manish Malhotra
 
"Clothes are functional but that doesn't mean they're not a form of art. They're just another way to express creativity. It could be film, it could garment"
 
"There is a big difference between being a fashion designer and someone who makes clothes just to sell them"
-  Rohit Bal
 
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