15 BEST Fashion Quotes to Live By
In this inspirational post I have selected 15 best fashion quotes to live by. I have searched for a selection of quotes from legendary fashion designers, thinkers and prominent figures in the fascinating world of fashion.
Timeless style wisdom from our favourite fashion legends: Coco Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent and many more!
These wise words have given me direction and motivation to stay true to my own style. I hope these quotes will help you to discover your personal style and to inspire you to express yourself through your style.
Timeless Style Wisdom
You all know by now that I am a huge advocate for timeless elegance and powerful personal style. In my opinion it’s the best way to build a daily look that stands the test of time.
Strong personal style helps you to build a sustainable wardrobe and to make ethical fashion choices. With a little creativity you can build a lifelong style that tells your story.
I believe that fashion and style belong to everybody. Yes, that includes you too! Not just the rich and famous, but really everyone.
Fashion Wisdom From Legends
The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive.Coco Chanel
Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.Rachel Zoe
When in doubt, wear red.Bill Blass
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.Orson Welles
Manners are free.Lemmy Kilmister
If you can’t be better than your your competition, just dress better.Anna Wintour
Fashions fade, style is eternal.Yves Saint Laurent
A girl should be two things: Classy and fabulous.Coco Chanel
Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it.Diane von Furstenberg
There is beauty in everything.Alexander McQueen
Trendy is the last stage before tacky.Karl Lagerfeld
Elegance is elimination.Cristóbal Balenciaga
We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.Yves Saint Laurent
Elegance is not about standing out, but being remembered.Giorgio Armani
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.Coco Chanel
More Fashion Quotes
- Harper’s Bazaar: The 50 Greatest Fashion Quotes of All Time
- Vogue: Inspirational Fashion Quotes
- Town&Country: 25 Coco Chanel Quotes Every Woman Should Live By
- 10 Sustainable Fashion Myths Explained – Insights from industry experts
- How to Be a Sustainable Fashionista? – Style advice from industry experts
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This post was originally published on 18th November 2019 and updated on 29th September 2020 with new images and a better structure.