"A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous."
"The difference between style and fashion is quality."
"I don't do fashion, I am fashion."
"Elegance is a question of personality, more than one's clothing."
"Style is primarily a matter of instinct."
"Chanel is composed of only a few elements, white camellias, quilted bags and Austrian doorman's jackets, pearls, chains, shoes with black toes. I use these elements like notes to play with."
"Art produces ugly things which frequently become beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time."
"Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity."
"Fashion is made to become unfashionable."
"We live not according to reason, but according to fashion."
"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society."
"The expression a woman wears on her face is more important than the clothes she wears on her back."
"Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave."
"While clothes may not make the woman, they certainly have a strong effect on her self-confidence - which, I believe, does make the woman."
-Mary Kay Ashe
"Above all, remember that the most important thing you can take anywhere is not a Gucci bag or French-cut jeans; it's an open mind."
-Gail Rubin Bereny
"I've always thought of the T-shirt as the Alpha and Omega of the fashion alphabet."
"I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men."
"Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women."
"Fashions fade, style is eternal."
-Yves Saint Laurent
"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."
"Jeans represent democracy in fashion."
"The well-dressed man is he whose clothes you never notice."
-W. Somerset Maugham