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Famous Fashion Quotes

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A list of the best fashion quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous fashion quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic fashion quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about fashion?" and "What are inspirational fashion quotes?"

This list includes notable fashion quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest fashion quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite fashion sayings get to the bottom of the list.

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    Her hat is a creation that will never go out of style; it will just look ridiculous year after year.

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    All fashions are charming, or rather relatively charming, each one being a new striving, more or less well conceived, after beauty, an approximate statement of an ideal, the desire for which constantly teases the unsatisfied human mind.

    Charles Baudelaire More
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    Society is founded upon cloth.

    Thomas Carlyle More
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    Fashion is made to become unfashionable.

    Coco Chanel More
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    Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

    Coco Chanel More
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    If the cut of the costume indicates intellect and talent, then the color indicates temper and heart.

    Thomas Carlyle More
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    Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.

    Nicolas Chamfort More
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    Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.

    Anatole France More
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    Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place.

    Paul de Man More
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    Women's fashion is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women.

    Andrea Dworkin More
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    new! The beggar wears all colors fearing none.

    Charles Lamb More
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    When a person is in fashion, all they do is right.

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    Leo Tolstoy More
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    If one considers how much reason every person has for anxiety and timid self-concealment, and how three-quarters of his energy and goodwill can be paralyzed and made unfruitful by it, one has to be very grateful to fashion, insofar as it sets that three-quarters free and communicates self-confidence and mutual cheerful agreeableness to those who know they are subject to its law.

    Friedrich Nietzsche More
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    Woman's first duty in life is to her dressmaker. What the second duty is no one has yet discovered.

    Oscar Wilde More
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    Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.

    Benjamin Franklin More
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    Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.

    Henry Fielding More
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    Fashion is more powerful than any tyrant.

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    You must be in fashion is the utterance of weak headed mortals.

    Charles Spurgeon More
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    Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.

    Georg Christoph Lichtenberg More
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    It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions.

    Voltaire More
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    Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.

    John Locke More
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    Fashion, by which what is really fantastic becomes for a moment the universal.

    Oscar Wilde More
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    The pursuit of Fashion is the attempt of the middle class to co-opt tragedy. In adopting the clothing, speech, and personal habits of those in straitened, dangerous, or pitiful circumstances, the middle class seeks to have what it feels to be the exigent and nonequivocal experiences had by those it emulates.

    David Mamet More
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    He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.

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    Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.

    George Bernard Shaw More
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    Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.

    Oscar Wilde More
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    I who have been involved with all styles of painting can assure you that the only things that fluctuate are the waves of fashion which carry the snobs and speculators; the number of true connoisseurs remains more or less the same.

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    We worship not the Graces, nor the Parcae, but Fashion. She spins and weaves and cuts with full authority. The head monkey at Paris puts on a traveler's cap, and all the monkeys in America do the same.

    Henry David Thoreau More
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    Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.

    Stendhal More
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    Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.

    George Santayana More
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    Fashion wears out more clothes than the man.

    William Shakespeare More
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    High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.

    Christopher Morley More
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    Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical.

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    Nothing is so dangerous as being too modern; one is apt to grow old fashioned quite suddenly.

    Oscar Wilde More
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