19 Quotes For People Who Know Fashion Is An Art Form

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Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you. Ralph Lauren
Doing collections, doing fashion is like a non-stop dialogue. Karl Lagerfeld
Style is a simple way of saying complicated things. Jean Cocteau
Fashion is so close in revealing a person’s inner feelings and everybody seems to hate to lay claim to vanity so people tend to push it away. It’s really too close to the quick of the soul. Stella Blum
The brain is a muscle, and I’m a kind of body-builder. Karl Lagerfeld
The life of a designer is a life of fight. Fight against the ugliness. Just like a doctor fights against disease. For us, the visual disease is what we have around, and what we try to do is cure it somehow with design. Massimo Vignelli
If you throw money out of the window, throw it out with joy. Don’t say ‘one shouldn’t do that’ – that is bourgeois. Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment. Alexander McQueen
You put high heels on and you change. Manolo Blahnik
To begin with, black has class. It’s the best color. This is no other color that is better than black. There are many other colors that are appropriate and happy but those colors belong on flowers. Black is a color that is man-made. It is really a projection of the brain. It is a mind color. It is intangible. It is practical. It works 24 hours a day. In the morning or the afternoon, you can dress in tweed, but in the evening, you look like a professor who has escaped from a college. Everything else has connotations that are different, but black is good for everything. My house is covered in black. Massimo Vignell
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
You gotta have style. It helps you get down the stairs. It helps you get up in the morning. It’s a way of life. Without it, you’re nobody. Diana Vreeland
Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger. Coco Chanel
I don’t design clothes. I design dreams. Ralph Lauren
I want people to be afraid of the women I dress. Alexander McQueen
Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than to merely keep us warm. They change our view of the world and the world’s view of us. Virginia Woolf
What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language. Miuccia Prada
A good model can advance fashion by ten years. Yves Saint Laurent
Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life. Bill Cunningham

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