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List of 38 Famous Fashion Quotes and Sayings

A list of 38 fashion quotes and sayings to get you thinking about your style.

“Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.” — Henry David Thoreau

“Fashion is architecture. It is a matter of proportions.” — Coco Chanel

“Only great minds can afford a simple style.” — Stendal

“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” ― Coco Chanel

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

“A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.” ― Christian Dior

“And now, I’m just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time.” ― Lady Gaga

“Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.” — Plato

“Create your own style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” ― Anna Wintour

“Delete the negative; accentuate the positive!” — Donna Karan

“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 to live.” — Gianni Versace

“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” ― Coco Chanel

“Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.” — Edna Woolman Chase

“Fashion changes, but style endures.” ― Coco Chanel

“Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.” ― Oscar Wilde

“Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality.” ― Karl Lagerfeld

“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.” ― Coco Chanel

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

“High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.” ― Christopher Morley

“I am a fashion person, and fashion is not only about clothes — it’s about all kinds of change” ― Karl Lagerfeld

“I don’t do fashion, I AM fashion.” ― Coco Chanel

“I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!” ― Marilyn Monroe

“I wanted to give a woman comfortable clothes that would flow with her body. A woman is closest to being naked when she is well-dressed.” ― Coco Chanel

“It costs a lot of money to look this cheap” ― Dolly Parton

“It is ever so much easier to be good if your clothes are fashionable.” ― L.M. Montgomery

“Like poetry, fashion does not state anything. It merely suggests” ― Karl Lagerfeld

“Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one’s own, it is always 20 times better.” ― Margaret Oliphant

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

“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” ― Coco Chanel

“Some of the worst mistakes in my life were haircuts.” ― Jim Morrison

“Sometimes I can’t figure designers out. It’s as if they flunked human anatomy.” ― Erma Bombeck

“Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.” ― Karl Lagerfeld

“The difference between style and fashion is quality.” — Giorgio Armani

“The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.” ― Yves Saint-Laurent

“Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping” ― Bo Derek

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” ― Oscar Wilde

The below infographic looks at the top brands using social media marketing to promote brand awareness. An explanation to the importance of sharing fashion is looked at in order to engage fans and encourage purchasing through social media.

Fashion Brands in Social Media

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