19 Of The Best Fashion Quotes To Live By


With NYFW underway, there’s bound to be some sound bites from the fashion greats. But in case you’re not around for the fashion week fun, we’ve compiled the only fashion quotes you need to see.

Check them out below.


“You either know fashion or you don’t.” – Anna Wintour


‘The joy of dressing is an art.” – John Galliano


“What’s becoming very obvious to me is that fashion is art.” – Lupita Nyong’o


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

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“Always dress like you’re going to see your worst enemy.” – Kimora Lee Simmons


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


“I can’t concentrate in flats.” – Victoria Beckham

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“Walk like you have three men walking behind you.” – Oscar de la Renta


“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” – Rachel Zoe


“People say, ‘What do you mean you want to help the world, but you’re so concerned about fashion?’ It’s illegal to be naked. It is something that is extremely important.” — Kanye West


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


“I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.” – Whitney Houston


“I wanted to be a certain kind of woman. I became that woman.” – Diane von Furstenberg


“Fashion has always been a repetition of ideas, but what makes it new is the way that you put it together.” – Carolina Herrera


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


“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.” – Gianni Versace


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


“Fashion has to reflect who you are, what you feel at the moment, and where you’re going.” — Pharrell Williams


“If I can have any impact, I want women to feel good about themselves and have fun with fashion.” – Michelle Obama

Which of these quotes do you live by?

About Ariel Cherie

Ariel Cherie is a writer and podcaster living in Brooklyn. You can catch her on the internets on The Urban Daily, GIANT Life, and her own bloggy blog, Overquirked + Unfazed. When she's not writing or chatting it up on her podcast, Catnaps and Cognac, you can probably catch her watching cartoons and eating cupcakes. Follow her on Twitter, @arielcherie.

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