Fashion Quotes

It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.

Coco Chanel

"Style" is an expression of individualism mixed with charisma. Fashion is something that comes after style.

John Fairchild

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

Oscar Wilde

It is difficult, if not impossible, for most people to think otherwise than in the fashion of their own period.

George Bernard Shaw

Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and it will set the pace tomorrow.

Frank Dane

Everything in the universe has a purpose. Indeed, the invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you.

Wayne Dyer

Perseverance... keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery.

William Shakespeare

Last night, ah, yesternight, betwixt her lips and mine There fell thy shadow, Cynara! thy breath was shed Upon my soul between the kisses and the wine; And I was desolate and sick of an old passion, Yea, I was desolate and bowed my head: I have been faithful to thee, Cynara! in my fashion.

Ernest Dowson

I think fashion is about suspense and surprise and fantasy. It’s not about rules.

Wolfgang Joop

Fashion is not frivolous. It is a part of being alive today.

Mary Quant

Fashion is a tool … to compete in life outside the home. People like you better, without knowing why, because people always react well to a person they like the looks of.

Mary Quant

Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken.

William Hazlitt

Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Fashion is never in crisis because clothes are always necessary.

Achille Maramotti

Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.


A good model can advance fashion by ten years.

Yves Saint Laurent

Fashion should not be expected to serve in the stead of courage or character.

Loretta Young

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

John Locke

Fashion--a word which knaves and fools may use, Their knavery and folly to excuse.

Charles Churchill

Fashion, which elevates the bad to the level of the good, subsequently turns its back on bad and good alike.

Eric Bentley

Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.

Baltasar Gracian

Change in fashion is the tax which the industry of the poor levies on the vanity of the rich


A fashion that does not reach the streets is not a fashion

Coco Chanel

The custom and fashion of today will be the awkwardness and outrage of tomorrow - so arbitrary are these transient laws

Alexandre Dumas PĖre
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