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180 Best Fashion Quotes of 2021 to Inspire you Every Day!

This story was updated in January 2019. It’s not just about clothes, it’s about who you are. And that’s why fashion is seen as art since time immemorial. And, to bring this art to life, we’ve had some amazing connoisseurs of style bring to us, not just the clothes we wear, but also reminders that we should feel beautiful in them. When a witty one-liner about our wardrobe or a quote about style comes from the pioneers of fashion, it can go a long way towards making you feel amazing about yourself! Here’s bringing to you some of the best fashion quotes to live by.  Witty Quotes Inspirational Quotes Attitude Quotes Fashion Quotes For Shoes Fashion Quotes For Bag

Witty Fashion Quotes

  1. “The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive.” – Coco Chanel
  2. “Trendy is the last stage before tacky.” – Karl Lagerfeld
  3. “Playing dress up starts at the age of five and never truly ends.” – Kate Spade
  4. “I have married fashion and I think it has been a good wife.” – Franco Moschino
  5. “Good fashion is like rock music: all anarchy and revolt.” – Ann Demeulemeester
  6. “I have fun with my clothes onstage; it’s not a concert you’re seeing, it’s a fashion show.” – Freddie Mercury.
  7. “Whoever said money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping.” – Bo Derek
  8. “Fashion is more art than art is.” – Andy Warhol
  9. “Darling, if you can’t look your best, then you cannot even leave the house.” – Zsa Zsa Gabor
  10. “Fashion is what you are offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose.” – Lauren HuttonFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Witty 10
  11. “Fashion is like eating. You shouldn’t stick with the same menu.” – Kenzo Takada
  12. “I wear my sort of clothes to save me the trouble of deciding which clothes to wear.” – Katherine Hepburn
  13. “Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.” – Jean Cocteau
  14. “Florals for spring? Groundbreaking.” – Miranda Priestly
  15. “The customer is the final filter. What survives the whole process is what people wear. I’m not interested in making clothes that end up in some dusty museum.” – Marc Jacobs
  16. “It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic by fashion.” – Yves Saint Laurent
  17. “Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves and, of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys, they’d just walk around naked at all times.” – Betsey Johnson
  18. “When I first moved to New York, and I was totally broke, sometimes I would buy Vogue instead of dinner. I felt it fed me more.” – Carrie Bradshaw
  19. “I don’t want a politician who’s thinking about fashion for even one millisecond. It’s the same as medical professionals. The idea of a person in a Comme des Garcons humpback dress giving me a colonoscopy is just not groovy.” – Simon Doonan
  20. “I have four bedrooms in my house. One is for guests, the other three are for closets.” – André Leon TalleyFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Witty 40
  21. “My mother was right: When you’ve got nothing left, all you can do is get into silk underwear and start reading Proust.” – Jane Birkin
  22. “Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.” – Karl Lagerfeld
  23. “When a woman says, ‘I have nothing to wear!’, what she really means is, ‘There’s nothing here for who I’m supposed to be today.’”- Caitlin Moran
  24. “When you go to a nice restaurant, you want to be relaxed and have a drink and everything, you want to look at people who look well. You don’t want to look at some slob with an open shirt and a hairy chest – at least I don’t.” – Iris Apfel
  25. “I really would not call myself a fashion icon. I would call myself somebody who gets dressed by professionals… I would call me more of a monkey.” – Jennifer Lawrence
  26. “Fashion is all about happiness. It’s fun. It’s important. But it’s not medicine.” – Donatella Versace
  27. “I was at school when Britney Spears’ ‘Baby One More Time’ came out. I changed my uniform to look like hers. I just looked slutty after that, so thank you, Britney.” – Alexa Chung
  28. “Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.” – Oscar Wilde
  29. “Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.” – Henry David Thoreau, Walden
  30. “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 RentaFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Witty 30
  31. “Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.” – Elsa Schiaparelli
  32. “Clothes are inevitable. They are nothing less than the furniture of the mind made visible.” – James Laver
  33. “A man cannot dress, but his ideas get cloath’d at the same time.” – Laurence Sterne
  34. “Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.” – Arthur Ashe
  35. “A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to want to take it off you.” – Françoise Sagan
  36. “Clothes, therefore, must be truly a badge of greatness; the insignia of the superiority of man over all other animals, for surely there could be no other reason for wearing the hideous things.” – Edgar Rice Burroughs
  37. “Clothing doesn’t really change a man. But it changes how others react to him.” –  Brandon Sanderson
  38. “Clothes don’t make a man, but clothes have got many a man a good job.” – Herbert Harold Vreeland
  39. “There is one other reason for dressing well, namely that dogs respect it, and will not attack you in good clothes.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  40. “My role in all of this is very simple. I make clothing like armour. My clothing protects you from unwelcome eyes.” – Yohji Yamamoto

Inspirational Fashion Quotes

  1. “Fashions fade, style is eternal.” – Yves Saint LaurentFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Inspirational 20
  2. “Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.” – Gianni Versace
  3. “Happiness is the secret to all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without happiness.” – Christian Dior
  4. “Clothes are like a good meal, a good movie and great pieces of music.” – Michael Kors
  5. “Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream.” – Donatella Versace
  6. “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
  7. “I certainly feel that an adult woman has a right to determine what happens to her life and her body.” – Calvin Klein
  8. “Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.” – Ralph Lauren
  9. “Fashion should be a form of escapism and not a form of imprisonment.” – Alexander McQueen
  10. “I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful but also to reassure them, give them confidence.” – Yves Saint Laurent
  11. “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.” – Little Orphan Annie
  12. “Fashion has to reflect who you are, what you feel at the moment, and where you’re going.” –  Pharrell Williams
  13. “Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.” – Sophia Loren
  14. “You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.” – Edith Head
  15. “Fashion is a trend. Style lives within a person” – Oscar de le Renta
  16. “I want to remind people of a different kind of glamour, a different look, and breaking rules of fashion. I want to break the rules.” – Dita Von Teese
  17. “The principle of the design – the harmony, rhythm, and balance are all the same with interior and fashion design.” – Venus Williams
  18. “I love the idea of embracing your curves and loving yourself while expressing it through fashion.” – Hayley Hasselhoff
  19. “No matter how you feel, always get up, dress up, and show up.” – Regina Brett
  20. “Create your own style. Let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” – Anna WintourFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Inspirational 40
  21. “Buy less. Choose well. Make it last. Quality, not quantity. Everybody’s buying far too many clothes.” – Vivienne Westwood
  22. “The dress must not hang on the body but follow its lines. When a woman smiles, a dress must smile with her.” – Madeleine Vionnet
  23. “Fashion is a tool. To compete in life outside the home. People will like you better, without knowing why, because people will react well to a person they like the looks of.” – Mary Quant
  24. “Style is something each of us already has, all we need is to find it.” – Diane von Furstenberg
  25. “The most important thing to remember is that you can wear all the greatest clothes and all the greatest shoes, but you’ve got to have a good spirit on the inside. That’s what’s really going to make you look like you’re ready to rock the world.” – Alicia Keys
  26. “Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing, and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.” – Vivienne Westwood
  27. “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
  28. “Conformity is the only real fashion crime. To not dress like yourself and to sublimate your spirit to some kind of group identity is succumbing to fashion fascism.” – Simon Doonan
  29. “A great dress can make you remember what is beautiful about life.” – Rachel Roy
  30. “When you don’t dress like everybody else, you don’t have to think like everybody else.” – Iris ApfelFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Inspirational 30
  31. “If I can have any impact, I want women to feel good about themselves and have fun with fashion.” – Michelle Obama
  32. “Real style is never right or wrong. It’s a matter of being yourself on purpose.” – G. Bruce Boyer
  33. “Fashion is part of the daily air, and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes.” – Diana Vreeland
  34. “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” – Coco Chanel
  35. “A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement” – Jess C Scott
  36. “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” – Coco Chanel
  37. “Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it.” – Diane von Furstenberg
  38. “Fashion you can buy, but the style you possess. The key to style is learning who you are, which takes years. There’s no how-to roadmap to style. It’s about self-expression and, above all, attitude.” – Iris Apfel
  39. “Clothes as text, clothes as narration, clothes as a story. Clothes as the story of our lives. And if you were to gather all the clothes you have ever owned in all your life, each baby shoe and winter coat and wedding dress, you would have your autobiography.” – Linda Grant
  40. “Our clothes are too much a part of us for most of us ever to be entirely indifferent to their condition: it is as though the fabric were indeed a natural extension of the body, or even of the soul.” – Quentin Bell
  41. “Clothing and the products that you buy are really about how they make you feel.” – Chad Hurley

Attitude Fashion Quotes

  1. “Only an excellent fabric can originate an excellent fashion.” – Nino Cerruti
  2. “Always dress like you’re going to see your worst enemy.” – Kimora Lee
  3. “We don’t need fashion to survive. We just desire it so much.” – Marc Jacobs
  4. “You can find inspiration in everything. If you are not, then you are not looking properly.” – Paul Smith
  5. “If you want to be original, be ready to be copied.” – Coco Chanel
  6. “A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes.” – Vera Wang
  7. “Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered.” – Giorgio Armani
  8. “The dress must follow the body of the woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.” – Hubert de Givenchy
  9. “One is never over-dressed or underdressed in a little black dress.” – Karl Lagerfeld
  10. “Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.” – Yves Saint Laurent
  11. “A woman should be two things, classy and fabulous.” – Coco ChanelFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Attitude 11
  12. “I wanted to dress the woman who lives and works, not the woman in a painting.” – Giorgio Armani
  13. “Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.” – Oscar Wilde
  14. “I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity.” – Diana Vreeland
  15. “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” – Rachel Zoe
  16. “A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.” – Sophia Loren
  17. “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” – Orson Welles
  18. “I love fashion and that’s how I express myself.” – Victoria Beckham
  19. “Fashion is a language. Some know it, some learn it, some never will – like an instinct.” – Edith Head
  20. “I am not trendy. I am not ‘in fashion.’ I am simply a positive human being who has a positive outlook on life.” – Thierry Mugler
  21. “Women who wear black have colourful lives.” – Neiman Marcus
  22. “Fashion is an art and you are the canvas.” – VelvetFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Attitude 22
  23. Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.” – Sir Francis Bacon
  24. “Everything I wear is a ‘DO’ and everything else is a ‘DON’T’.” – Christian Siriano
  25. “Fashion is about suspense, surprise and fantasy. It’s not about rules.” – Wolfgang Poop
  26. “Fashion is a state of mind.” – Sonia Rykiel
  27. “It is what a woman, leaves off, not what she puts on that gives her cachet.” – Paul Poiret
  28. “Chic is when a woman is in harmony with herself.”- Giambattista Valli
  29. “The truly fashionable are beyond fashion.” – Cecil Beaton
  30. “Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.” – Edna Woolman Chase
  31. “You can’t be melancholy in fashion because people don’t respond to it.” – Isaac Mizrahi
  32. “Anyone can get dressed up and be glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” – Alexander Wang
  33. “I like my money right where I can see it: hanging in my closet.” – Carrie BradshawFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Attitude 33
  34. “She can beat me, but she cannot beat my outfit.” – Rihanna
  35. “Fashion is the armour to survive the reality of everyday life.” – Bill Cunningham
  36. “Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.” – Marc Jacobs
  37. “The joy of dressing is an art.” – John Galliano
  38. “Fashion, somehow for me, is purely and happily irrational.” – Hedi Slimane
  39. “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
  40. “I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.” – Coco Chanel
  41. “I’m a very down-to-earth person, but it is my job to make that earth more pleasant.” – Karl Lagerfeld
  42. “In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous.” – Elsa Schiaparelli
  43. “I know what women look good in. I don’t think the rules ever change.” – Michael Kors
  44. “I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker colour.” – Wednesday Addams
  45. “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” – Coco Chanel
  46. “Too much good taste can be very boring. Independent style, on the other hand, can be very inspiring.” – Diana Vreeland
  47. “I’m just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time.” – Lady Gaga
  48. “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn.” – Orson Welles
  49. “I don’t believe in fashion. I believe in costume. Life is too short to be the same person every day.” – Stephanie Perkins
  50. “Style is primarily a matter of instinct.” – Bill Blass
  51. “We have this saying, Christy and I. We don’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day.” – Linda Evangelista
  52. “I design for the woman who loves being a woman.” – Diane von Furstenberg
  53. “When you don’t feel to dress means that you are depressed. You need a fashion shower.” – Anna Dello Russo
  54. “Fashion wasn’t what you wore someplace anymore; it was the whole reason for going.” – Andy Warhol
  55. “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” – Oscar WildeFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Attitude 55
  56. “Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.” – Gwyneth Paltrow
  57. “Women think of all colours except the absence of colour. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is perfect harmony.” – Coco Chanel
  58. “Fashion is the armour to survive the reality of everyday life.” – Bill Cunningham
  59. “When in doubt, wear red.” – Bill Blass
  60. “I don’t design clothes. I design dreams.” – Ralph Lauren
  61. “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
  62. “The hardest thing in fashion is not to be known for a logo, but to be known for a silhouette.” – Giambattista Valli
  63. “I make clothes, women make fashion.” – Azzedine Alaïa
  64. “What’s my style is not your style, and I don’t see how you can define it. It’s something that expresses who you are in your own way.” – Iris Apfel
  65. “Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress.” – Karl Lagerfeld
  66. “Dressing well is a form of good manners.” – Tom FordFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Attitude 66
  67. “Clothing is ultimately the suit of armour in which we battle the world.” – Sophia Amoruso
  68. “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” – Mark Twain
  69. “Clothes are never a frivolity: they always mean something.” – James Laver
  70. “Clothes can suggest, persuade, connote, insinuate, or indeed lie, and apply subtle pressure while their wearer is speaking frankly and straightforwardly of other matters.” –  Anne Hollander
  71. “Clothing is the first step to building a character.” – Sylvester Stallone
  72. “Expensive clothing is a poor man’s attempt to appear prosperous.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  73. “There is no doubt a new dress is a help under all circumstances.” – Noel Streatfeild
  74. “Clothing doesn’t lie, it shows everything.” – Yohji Yamamoto
  75. “Your clothing is the most important survival tool you have. Dress properly and any emergency you may have to endure becomes more manageable.” – Mors KochanskiFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Attitude 76
  76. “We need houses as we need clothes, architecture stimulates fashion. It’s like hunger and thirst – you need them both.” – Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion Quotes For Shoes

  1. “You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet.” – Christian Dior
  2. “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” – Marilyn Monroe
  3. Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.” – Christian Louboutin
  4. “I can’t concentrate in flats.” – Victoria Beckham
  5. “I feel that flip-flops are the downfall of many relationships. It’s like, first it’s the flip-flops, and then it’s the sweatpants… it’s the gateway drug to no sex.” – Lady Gaga
  6. “I like Cinderella; she has a good work ethic, and she likes shoes.” – Amy Adams
  7. “I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!” – Marilyn Monroe
  8. “I firmly believe that with the right footwear one can rule the world.” – Bette MidlerFashion, Style And Life Quotes To Inspire You Every Day- Shoes 8
  9. “Even on the most solemn occasions I got away without wearing socks and hid that lack of civilization in high boots” – Albert Einstein “How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels?” – Sonia Rykiel
  10. “A shoe has so much more to offer than just to walk.” – Christian Louboutin
  11. “The right shoe can make everything different.” – Jimmy Choo
  12. “You can wear anything as long as you put a nice pair of shoes with it.” – Taylor Momsen
  13. “I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.” – Oprah Winfrey
  14. “A shoe is not only a design, but it’s a part of your body language, the way you walk. The way you’re going to move is quite dictated by your shoes.” – Christian Louboutin
  15. “You put high heels on and you change.” – Manolo Blahnik
  16. “A woman can carry a bag. But it’s the shoe that carries the woman.” – Christian Louboutin

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Fashion Quotes For Bags

  1. “When I want to treat myself, I will almost always get myself a new handbag.” – Coco Jones
  2. “A handbag is only one item to be worn with a complete outfit. Add a peony pink leather handbag to a charcoal grey suit, for instance, and the impact is chic with a touch of wit.” – Kate Spade
  3. “When it comes to fashion, I love skinny jeans, a simple top, and a great handbag.” – Ashley Greene
  4. “I’m more of a handbag girl; my guilty pleasure is bags. I don’t even have a clue how many I own.” – Poppy Delevingne
  5. “Women have plenty of roles in which they can serve with distinction: some of us even run countries. But generally, we are better at wielding the handbag than the bayonet.” – Margaret Thatcher
  6. “I think handbags, not so many clothes anymore, but I think you can tell a fashion victim by their handbag.” – Joanna Lumley 

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