Here are 20 of the best fashion and style quotes of all time from some of our favorite fashion designers and style icons. Write down your favorite, tape it to your closet door and it’ll pretty much guarantee a good day.
When in doubt, wear red.
“Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.”
—Yves Saint Laurent
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
I’ve never seen elegance go out of style.
I don’t design clothes. I design dreams.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.
Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream. —Donatella Versace
My feeling is that it’s not about how much something costs. If it looks great, it looks great.
You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life.
Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak. —Rachel Zoe
If you’re not comfortable in your own skin, you won’t be comfortable in your own clothes,” she concluded.
Fashion is like eating, you shouldn’t stick to the same menu.
You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it. —Edith Head
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.
Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance!
Fashion’s about extravagance, and everyone needs a bit of that.
The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.
—Hubert de Givenchy
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.