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There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

The best-dressed woman is one whose clothes wouldn't look too strange in the country.

Author: Sir Hardy Amies (1909)

Profession: British Fashion Designer, Author

You look rather rash my dear your colors don't quite match your face.

Author: Daisy Ashford

Profession: American Author

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Author: Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet

If people turn to look at you on the street, you are not well dressed.

Author: Beau Brummel


Women's sexy underwear is a minor but significant growth industry of late-twentieth-century Britain in the twilight of capitalism.

Author: Angela Carter (1940-1992)

Profession: British Author

Nothing goes out of fashion sooner than a long dress with a very low neck.

Author: Coco Chanel (1883-1971)

Profession: French Couturier

Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.

Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)

Profession: British Statesman, Author

The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, at the same time he knows he must not neglect it.

Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)

Profession: British Statesman, Author

There is no such thing as a moral dress. It's people who are moral or immoral.

Author: Jennie Jerome Churchill (1854-1921)

Profession: Anglo-American Mother of Winston Churchill

Judge not a man by his clothes, but by his wife's clothes.

Author: Thomas Robert Dewar


Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.

Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Profession: British Novelist

I dress for women and I undress for men.

Author: Angie Dickenson


If men can run the world, why can't they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a little noose around your neck?

Author: Linda Ellerbee


I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being perfectly well dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist