I'd like to put on buckskins and a ponytail and go underwater with a reed, hiding from the Indians... To me, that's sexy!
Author: Kevin Costner (1955)
Profession: American Actor, Director, Producer
Fashionabilty is a kind of elevated vulgarity.
Author: G. Darley
''Women's fashion'' is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women.
Author: Andrea Dworkin (1946)
Profession: American Feminist Critic
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Author: Henry Fielding (1707-1754)
Profession: British Novelist, Dramatist
Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.
Author: Anatole France (1844-1924)
Profession: French Writer
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat
You don't learn style from watching people on a runway. Fashion happens every morning when you wake up.
Author: Shalom Harlow (1961)
Profession: Canadian-born American Model, TV Personality
Fashions in bigotry come and go. The right thing lasts.
Author: Mary Hays
Only the minute and the future are interesting in fashion -- it exists to be destroyed. If everybody did everything with respect, you'd go nowhere.
Author: Karl Lagerfeld
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Author: Hedy Lamarr
The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
Author: Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
Profession: British Essayist, Critic
People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.
Author: Ralph Lauren
Profession: American Designer
The same costume will be Indecent 10 years before its time, Shameless 5 years before its time, Outré (daring) 1 year before its time, Smart, Dowdy 1 year after its time, Hideous 20 years after its time, Ridiculous 20 years after its time, Amusing 30 years after its time, Quaint 50 years after its time, Charming 70 years after its time, Romantic 100 years after its time, Beautiful 150 years after its time.
Author: James Laver
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)
Profession: German Physicist, Satirist
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
Author: John Locke (1632-1704)
Profession: British Philosopher