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Her hat is a creation that will never go out of style; it will just look ridiculous year after year.

Author: Fred A. Allen (1894-1957)

Profession: American Radio Comic

I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked.

Author: David Bailey (1938)

Profession: British Photographer

Fashions are born and they die too quickly for anyone to learn to love them.

Author: Bettina Ballard

Profession: American Writer

All fashions are charming, or rather relatively charming, each one being a new striving, more or less well conceived, after beauty, an approximate statement of an ideal, the desire for which constantly teases the unsatisfied human mind.

Author: Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)

Profession: French Poet

Fashion is the most intense expression of the phenomenon of neomania, which has grown ever since the birth of capitalism. Neomania assumes that purchasing the new is the same as acquiring value. If the purchase of a new garment coincides with the wearing out of an old one, then obviously there is no fashion. If a garment is worn beyond the moment of its natural replacement, there is pauperization. Fashion flourishes on surplus, when someone buys more than he or she needs.

Author: Stephen Bayley (1951)

Profession: British Design Critic

When in doubt, wear red.

Author: Bill Blass (1922)

Profession: American Fashion Designer

If the cut of the costume indicates intellect and talent, then the color indicates temper and heart.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Society is founded upon cloth.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.

Author: Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort (1741-1794)

Profession: French Writer, Journalist, Playwright

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Author: Coco Chanel (1883-1971)

Profession: French Couturier

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.

Author: Coco Chanel (1883-1971)

Profession: French Couturier

When a person is in fashion, all they do is right.

Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)

Profession: British Statesman, Author

You know, one had as good be out of the world, as out of the fashion.

Author: Colley Cibber (1671-1757)

Profession: British Actor-Manager, Playwright

You couldn't tell if she was dressed for an opera or an operation.

Author: Irvin S. Cobb


My weakness is wearing too much leopard print.

Author: Jackie Collins

Profession: American Author, Sister of Joan Collins