Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Fashion Quotes

"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
"Etiquette are for those without manners, in the same way as fashion is for those without style." - Coco Chanel
"Fashions fade, style is eternal." -
Yves Saint Laurent
"In difficult times fashion is always outrageous." -
Elsa Schiaparelli
"Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months." -
Oscar Wilde
"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." -
Mark Twain
"Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave" -
Napoleon Bonaparte
"I'm not that interested in fashion... When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life." -
Bruce Oldfield
"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
"We live not according to reason, but according to fashion" -
"It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions" -
"Fashions are the only induced epidemics, proving that epidemics can be induced by tradesmen." -
George Bernard Shaw
"Fashion must be forever new or she becomes insipid" -
James Russell Lowell
"Fashion is what you adopt when you don't know who you are." -
Quentin Crisp
"One had as good be out of the world, as out of the fashion." -
Colley Cibber
"Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be." - Edwin Hubbel
"The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize." -
Olympia Dukakis
"Fashion should not be expected to serve in the stead of courage or character." -
Loretta Young
"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