Words of Wisdom From Fashion Icons

Below are some of my favorite quotes on fashion, style, and glamour by fashion icons. Some are inspiring & insightful; others are laughable and sure to put a smile on your face. Although you may not know everyone quoted below, I am sure you will know at least some of these names! Read these fifteen quotes below from famous figures in the fashion industry.

Words of Wisdom From Fashion Icons

“I loathe narcissism but I approve of vanity.” —Diana Vreeland

“When in doubt, wear red.” —Bill Bass

“Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.” —Marc Jacobs

“Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” —Alexander Wang

“How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels?” —Sonia Rykiel

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” —Coco Chanel

“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

“People will stare. Make it worth their while.” —Harry Winston

“Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.” —Christian Louboutin

“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

Screen Shot 2018-03-03 at 12.54.51 PM“Fashion is like eating, you shouldn’t stick to the same menu.” —Kenzo Takada

“Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.” —Kate Spade

“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

“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


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