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How to dress? When the money is going from you wear anything you like. When the money is coming to you, dress your best.

Author: Proverb

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No man is esteemed for colorful garments except by fools and women.

Author: Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618)

Profession: British Courtier, Navigator, Writer

Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.

Author: Will Rogers (1879-1935)

Profession: American Humorist, Actor

I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity -- all I hope for in my clothes.

Author: Yves Saint-Laurent (1936)

Profession: Algerian-Born French Fashion Designer

Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, but not expressed in fancy; rich not gaudy; for the apparel oft proclaims the man.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

The apparel oft proclaims the man.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

The beauty of the internal nature cannot be so far concealed by its accidental vesture, but that the spirit of its form shall communicate itself to the very disguise and indicate the shape it hides from the manner in which it is worn. A majestic form and graceful motions will express themselves through the most barbarous and tasteless costume.

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

Profession: British Poet

For women... bras, panties, bathing suits, and other stereotypical gear are visual reminders of a commercial, idealized feminine image that our real and diverse female bodies can't possibly fit. Without these visual references, each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. We stop being comparatives. We begin to be unique.

Author: Gloria Steinem (1934)

Profession: American Feminist Writer, Editor

She wears her clothes as if they were thrown on with a pitch folk.

Author: Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Satirist

I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes.

Author: Anthony Trollope (1815-1882)

Profession: British Novelist

They are best dressed, whose dress no one observes.

Author: Anthony Trollope (1815-1882)

Profession: British Novelist

Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

We act the way we dress. Neglected and untidy clothes reflect a neglected and untidy mind.

Author: Source Unknown

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When a woman dresses up for an occasion, the man should become the black velvet pillow for the jewel.

Author: John Weitz

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You can say what you like about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.

Author: Mae West (1892-1980)

Profession: American Actress