57 quotes about Fashion
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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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I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked.
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Fashions are born and they die too quickly for anyone to learn to love them.
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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.
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Fashion is the most intense expression of the phenomenon of neomania, which has grown ever since the birth of capitalism. Neomania assumes that purchasing the new is the same as acquiring value. If the purchase of a new garment coincides with the wearing out of an old one, then obviously there is no fashion. If a garment is worn beyond the moment of its natural replacement, there is pauperization. Fashion flourishes on surplus, when someone buys more than he or she needs.
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When in doubt, wear red.
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Society is founded upon cloth.
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If the cut of the costume indicates intellect and talent, then the color indicates temper and heart.
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Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.
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Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
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Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
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When a person is in fashion, all they do is right.
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You know, one had as good be out of the world, as out of the fashion.
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You couldn't tell if she was dressed for an opera or an operation.
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My weakness is wearing too much leopard print.
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I'd like to put on buckskins and a ponytail and go underwater with a reed, hiding from the Indians... To me, that's sexy!
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Fashionabilty is a kind of elevated vulgarity.
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Women's fashion is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women.
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Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
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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.
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Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
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You don't learn style from watching people on a runway. Fashion happens every morning when you wake up.
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Fashions in bigotry come and go. The right thing lasts.
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Only the minute and the future are interesting in fashion -- it exists to be destroyed. If everybody did everything with respect, you'd go nowhere.
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Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
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The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
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People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.
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The same costume will be Indecent 10 years before its time, Shameless 5 years before its time, Outré (daring) 1 year before its time, Smart, Dowdy 1 year after its time, Hideous 20 years after its time, Ridiculous 20 years after its time, Amusing 30 years after its time, Quaint 50 years after its time, Charming 70 years after its time, Romantic 100 years after its time, Beautiful 150 years after its time.
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Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
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Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
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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.
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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.
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Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding.
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High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
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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.
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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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In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking but now, God knows, anything goes.
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Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical.
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Fashion is more powerful than any tyrant.
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I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn't itch.
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It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion.
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Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
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Fashion is born by small facts, trends, or even politics, never by trying to make little pleats and furbelows, by trinkets, by clothes easy to copy, or by the shortening or lengthening of a skirt.
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No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.
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Fashion wears out more clothes than the man.
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Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.
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He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
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You must be in fashion is the utterance of weak headed mortals.
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Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
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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.
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He never chooses an opinion, he just wears whatever happens to be in style.
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It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions.
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Woman's first duty in life is to her dressmaker. What the second duty is no one has yet discovered.
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Nothing is so dangerous as being too modern; one is apt to grow old fashioned quite suddenly.
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Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
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Fashion, by which what is really fantastic becomes for a moment the universal.
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The great attraction of fashion is that it diverted attention from the insoluble problems of beauty and provided an easy way -- which money could buy... to a simply stated, easily reproduced ideal of beauty, however temporary that ideal.
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