173 Apparel Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of apparel quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about love.

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Top 10 Apparel Quotes (BEST)

  1. I cannot praise the common superfluity which women now use in their apparel. — John Knox
  2. The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don't wear her. — Mary Quant
  3. Language is the apparel in which your thoughts parade before the public. — George W. Crane
  4. He who would be singular in his apparel had need have something superlative to balance that affectation. — Owen Feltham
  5. When you find a burden in belief or apparel, cast it off. — Amelia Bloomer
  6. The apparel oft proclaims the man. — William Shakespeare
  7. The sports apparel industry was dominated by the big shoe companies. But there was a void in apparel and I decided to fill it. — Kevin Plank
  8. Well-apparel'd April on the heel Of limping Winter treads. — William Shakespeare
  9. Speak, what trade art thou? Why, sir, a carpenter. Where is thy leather apron and thy rule? What does thou with thy best apparel on? — William Shakespeare
  10. My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel. — Roseanne Barr

The Most Famous Apparel Quotes

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What you wear represents you to the world, especially now, when communication between people is so fast. Fashion is a universal language that everyone understands. — Miuccia Prada

When you feel good in a clothing anything can happen. A good clothing is a passport for happiness. — Yves Saint Laurent

Working out is modern couture. No outfit is going to make you look or feel as good as having a fit body. Buy less clothing and go to the gym instead. — Rick Owens

What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language. — Miuccia Prada

It's very important to have the right clothing to exercise in. If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it's not inspiring for your workout. — Cheryl Tiegs

I wear everything from hip-hop baggy pants to beautiful Armani dresses. I also like to mix vintage clothing with designer pieces. — Julia Stiles

Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him. — Unknown

Fashion is something that you can attach to yourself, put on, and through that interaction, the meaning of it is born. — Rei Kawakubo

To me, clothing is a form of self-expression - there are hints about who you are in what you wear. — Marc Jacobs

My role in all of this is very simple. I make clothing like armor. My clothing protects you from unwelcome eyes. — Yohji Yamamoto

Short Apparel Quotes

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  • I love clothes and fashion more than music — Roberto Cavalli
  • I'm like every other woman: a closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear: So I wear jeans. — Cameron Diaz
  • You have a more interesting life if you wear impressive clothes. — Vivienne Westwood
  • Fashion is not frivolous. It is a part of being alive today. — Mary Quant
  • I really have a generation gap about modern clothes. — Julie Harris
  • Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story. — Mason Cooley
  • I would like the people that buy my clothes to understand that for me it’s one small piece of art. — Roberto Cavalli
  • Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions. — Coco Chanel
  • Clothes are fun. The designers have so much fun making them, you should have fun wearing them, too. — Rita Ora
  • I love jeans, T-shirts, boots, and tennis shoes. — Ashley Benson

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Clothing Apparel Quotes

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Most designers want to show apparel that makes the wearer look as long and lean as possible. And most people who buy clothes want to look as long and lean as possible. — Tim Gunn

Language is the apparel in which your thoughts parade before the public. Never clothe them in vulgar or shoddy attire. — George W. Crane

The body should be bedecked naturally and without affectation, with simplicity, with neglect rather than nicety, not with costly and dazzling apparel, but with ordinary clothes, so that nothing be lacking to honesty and necessity, yet nothing be added to increase its beauty. — Ambrose

No matter how much proponents of 'intelligent design' try to clothe their views in the apparel of science, it is what it is: religion. Whose intelligence? Whose design? — Cynthia Tucker

That type of autograph, pictures and apparel thievery was not part of what I grew up with. I loved the artists and their music. I would be thrilled to meet them, but the thought of getting a scribble or stealing an article of clothing never occurred or appealed to me. — Davey Havok

I love clothes! Ill wear anything from Urban Outfitters or American Apparel. — J. R. Celski

Excess in apparel is another costly folly. The very trimming of the vain world would clothe all the naked ones. — William Penn

apparel, n.: There are times I don’t mind doing the laundry, because folding your clothes reminds me of the shape of you. — David Levithan

Love Quotes

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One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life. — Khalil Gibran

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affectionBuddha

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If you judge people, you have no time to love them. — Mother Theresa

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. — Lao Tzu

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. — G. K. Chesterton

I love you, not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. — Roy Croft

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. — Albert Schweitzer

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Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. — William Shakespeare

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Love, friendship, laughter... Some of the best things in life really are free. — Bob Marley

If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were. — Anonymous

Clothes And Fashion Quotes

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The life my people want is a life of freedom. I have seen nothing that a white man has, houses or railways or clothing or food, that is as good as the right to move in the open country and live in our fashion. — Sitting Bull

The most important thing to remember is that you can wear all the greatest clothes and all the greatest shoes, but you’ve got to have a good spirit on the inside. That’s what’s really going to make you look like you’re ready to rock the world. — Alicia Keys

The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress. — Hubert de Givenchy

I don't feel too excited about fashion today People just want cheap fast clothes and are happy to look like everyone else — Rei Kawakubo

Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants. — Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion is born by small facts, trends, or even politics, never by trying to make little pleats and furbelows, by trinkets, by clothes easy to copy, or by the shortening or lengthening of a skirt. — Elsa Schiaparelli

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Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women. — Elsa Schiaparelli

One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress. — Karl Lagerfeld

How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels? — Sonia Rykiel

People will stare. Make it worth their while. — Harry Winston

Garment Quotes

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I enjoy the sari. I think it's the sexiest garment ever. It shows you the right amount, it covers the right amount, it's extremely versatile, it suits every body type, it suits every face. — Vidya Balan

We are slowed down sound and light waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music. — Albert Einstein

The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor. — Martha Graham

When talking about marriage, Allah says your spouses are garments for you. A garment may or may not fit perfectly-but either way, it covers imperfections, protects, and beautifies. — Yasmin Mogahed

You've been complaining, you've been depressed, you've been despondent. But take off those garments of heaviness and put back on your garments of praise. I didn't come when you thought I was going to come, but I'm going to be right on time. — Paula White

What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed? — Michelangelo

Haute couture consists of secrets whispered from generation to generation, If, in ready-to-wear, a garment is manufactured according to standard sizes, the haute couture garment adapts to any imperfection in order to eliminate it. — Yves Saint Laurent

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Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly. — Ambrose Bierce

In the cabaret of globalization, the state shows itself as a table dancer that strips off everything until it is left with only the minimum indispensable garments: the repressive force. — Subcomandante Marcos

Truth ... Is a breath, a wind, A shadow, a phantom; Long have I pursued it, But never have I touched The hem of its garment. — Stephen Crane

Fashionable Clothes Quotes

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The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves. But for those who haven't had the fortune of finding this happiness, I am there. — Yves Saint Laurent

The dress must not hang on the body but follow its lines. When a woman smiles the dress must smile with her. — Madeleine Vionnet

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Of course, clothing fashions have always been impractical, except in Tahiti. — Jacques Barzun

If you wear clothes that don't suit you, you're a fashion victim. You have to wear clothes that make you look better. — Vivienne Westwood

Black is not sad. Bright colours are what depress me. They're so... empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not. — Ann Demeulemeester

Elegance is elimination. — Cristobal Balenciaga

I've always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman's outfit. — Michael Kors

The dress is a vase which the body follows. My clothes are like modules in which bodies move. — Pierre Cardin

When I see beautiful clothes, I want to keep them, preserve them... Clothes, like architecture and art, reflect an era. — Azzedine Alaia

Today, fashion is really about sensuality-how a woman feels on the inside. In the '80s women used suits with exaggerated shoulders and waists to make a strong impression. Women are now more comfortable with themselves and their bodies-they no longer feel the need to hide behind their clothes. — Donna Karan

Clothing Style Quotes

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It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success. — George Washington Carver

If you look over the years, the styles have changed - the clothes, the hair, the production, the approach to the songs. The icing to the cake has changed flavors. But if you really look at the cake itself, it's really the same. — John Oates

Most competitors prefer to show off-mass produced clothing on their catwalks, or indulge in American-style marketing. We are not interested in working this way. — Bernard Arnault

Fashion is what you're offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose. — Lauren Hutton

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. — Coco Chanel

There are fads and styles in the stock market just as there are in women’s clothes. — Philip Arthur Fisher

You can do terrible things when you don't know who you are. — Adam Rex

Trendy is the last stage before tacky. — Karl Lagerfeld

Being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which psychoanalysis is powerless to bestow. — Sebastian Horsley

Clothes are never a frivolity: they always mean something. — James Laver

Textile Quotes

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Work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed, an architectonic one when it is built, and a textile one when it is woven. — Walter Benjamin

I think when we talk of craft we talk of a certain set of processes, whether that be clay of glass if jewelry or textiles, and we look back through history instantly. — Grayson Perry

Every time that I wanted to give up, if I saw an interesting textile, print what ever, suddenly I would see a collection. — Anna Sui

Renaissance cowboy/raconteur Pop Wagner ...deadpan funny ...his presence is like meeting Woody Guthrie and Will Rogers riding a single, many colored horse. Pop is a kind of 'textile genius' who is able to spin, at once, both yarn and rope. — Ron Miles

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke. — Alvin Toffler

Work on a good piece of writing proceeds on three levels: a musical one, where it is composed, an architectural one, where it is constructed, and finally a textile one, where it is woven. — Walter Benjamin

China's idea of fair trade is government subsidies of its textile and apparel exports to the United States, currency manipulation, and forgiveness of loans by its government banks. — Virginia Foxx

I guess the big thing is that I don't buy anything first-hand. It's a personal policy I have for all sorts of reasons. If you research to the textile industry yourself, you'll know why. I came to it personally. — Ezra Miller

My dream, maybe because of my family, of course, was to be a painter. I chose in one moment the direction of textiles; from textiles I went to fashion. — Roberto Cavalli

We're beginning to enter an era where it gets really cheap and really fast to begin to do things like make fuels, and make textiles, and make extra teeth for ourselves. And we're beginning to think about how we regrow our bladders. — Juan Enriquez

Clothing Line Quotes

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There's something like a line of gold thread running through a man's words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself. — John Gregory Brown

Upon the clothes behind the tenement, That hang like ghosts suspended from the lines, Linking each flat, but to each indifferent, Incongruous and strange the moonlight shines. — Claude McKay

I'm tryin' to build myself bigger than just Ace Hood, I'm tryin' to build myself as a bigger brand - open up clothing lines, colognes. — Ace Hood

As I matured, I've always had the dream of one day either having my own clothing line or owning a fashion magazine. Most of my thesis' and projects in school were fashion and advertising based. — Ashley Purdy

Reservations and cloth napkins are really minor pinnacles in the high sierra of the New York lunch. The zenith, the Mount Whitney of lunches, the noon meal at which all local lines of force converge [is] the Bar Room of the Four Seasons. — Raymond Sokolov

I wanted to give men an accessible line of clothing that's comfortable yet stylish and will help them to present the best version of themselves. It's easy - when you look good, you feel good. — Cam Newton

I think, on a personal level, everybody, when you go through the checkout line after you get your groceries and they say, 'Paper or plastic?' We should be saying, 'Neither one.' We should have our own cloth bags. — Sayings

I'm big into fashion, so after swimming, when I hang up the Speedo, I definitely want to get into fashion and start designing my own clothing line. — Ryan Lochte

I once knew a chap who had a system of just hanging the baby on the clothes line to dry and he was greatly admired by his fellow citizens for having discovered a wonderful innovation on changing a diaper. — Damon Runyon

Today the devil as a wolf in supposedly a new suit of sheep’s clothing is enticing some men to parrot his line by advocating planned government guaranteed security at the expense of our liberties. — Ezra Taft Benson

Vintage Clothing Quotes

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The minute you think that the past was better, your present is second hand, and yourself becomes vintage - it’s okay for clothes not that great for people — Karl Lagerfeld

I am vegetarian, so I don’t have clothes, shoes or bags made from leather or suede or any animal products. Shoes are hard to find. These are fake Uggs. And I’ve got a pair of vintage boots, which are PVC. — Leona Lewis

No more rules, the freedom of dressing. The beauty of mixing vintage clothes with a pair of jeans that I love. — Yves Saint Laurent

I always had a sense that clothes, be it uniform or vintage, could help to create a character. — Collier Schorr

When you buy a piece of vintage clothing you're not just buying the fabric and thread - you're buying a piece of someone's past — Isabel Wolff

I love to shop vintage clothes; in London, I usually go to Relic and Alfie's Market. I usually brunch around London Bridge, where I live. — Georgia May Jagger

For clothes, I like Dover Street Market and Acne. For vintage, I go to Mint just off Seven Dials. For shoes, it's Church's and Russell & Bromley. — Matt Smith

I love vintage clothes. I have a real passion which probably comes from the days of my mum who had this great dress up box that she put all her clothes from the 60s and 70s in - platform shoes and jumpsuits and boots. — Rachel McAdams

I wore a lot of vintage clothing. I dressed like a reporter, with a little card in my hat. I had these fantasies of who I wanted to be, so I'd dress like an explorer, a cowboy. I dressed up like Elton John a lot too. That was another period. — Illeana Douglas

Basically, I always go to vintage shops rather than going shopping for new clothes. — Karen Gillan

Beautiful Clothes Quotes

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Beauty is not defined by the clothes you wear or the makeup on your face BUT by the way you carry your struggles with smiles, hard work & love — Lauren Jauregui

Grooming is the secret of real elegance. The best clothes, the most wonderful jewels, the most glamorous beauty don't count without good grooming. — Christian Dior

There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace. — Richard Pryor

I like joy; I want to be joyous; I want to have fun on the set; I want to wear beautiful clothes and look pretty. I want to smile and I want to make people laugh. And that's all I want. I like it. I like being happy. I want to make others happy. — Doris Day

Lingerie is my next love after clothing; I think it is what is worn underneath that really inspires a woman to feel beautiful in her clothes - that inner, secret glamour. — Alice Temperley

I was the eldest daughter with these four beautiful younger sisters with ringlets and pretty faces, and I used to dress them up in Victorian clothes and take them out for the day and pretend they were mine. — Sadie Frost

I know it's not clothes that make women beautiful or otherwise, nor beauty care, nor expensive creams, nor the distinction of costliness of their finery. I know the problem lies elsewhere. I don't know where. I only know it isn't where women think. — Marguerite Duras

A glass pitcher, a wicker basket, a tunic of coarse cloth. Their beauty is inseparable from their function. Handicrafts belong to a world existing before the separation of the useful and the beautiful. — Octavio Paz

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair. — Audrey Hepburn

I think people should have fun with fashion, should enjoy wearing beautiful clothes--but also not save everything for the best. Fashion is there to be enjoyed, to be indulged--to wow in. Don't save it for Sunday best only. Get it out of the tissue paper and be sensational every day. — John Galliano

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There's an entrepreneur right now, scared to death, making excuses, saying, 'It's not the right time just yet.' There's no such thing as a good time. I started an apparel-manufacturing business in the tech-boom years. I mean, come on. Get out of your garage and go take a chance, and start your business. — Kevin Plank

I do California casual a little bit better than really small European cut, tight apparel But I can rock some Gucci when I need to. I say this as I'm wearing Adidas sweatpants and a ten-year-old Chrome Hearts T-shirt. — Carson Daly

I will make love my greatest weapon and none on whom I call can defend against its force. My reasoning they may counter; my speech they may distrust; my apparel they may disapprove; my face they may reject; and even my bargains may cause them suspicion; yet my love will melt all hearts liken to the sun whose rays soften the coldest clay. I will greet this day with love in my heart. — Og Mandino

Modesty means to be free from undue familiarity, from indecency, from lewdness, pure in thought and conduct. Speaking of modest apparel, it means decent, seemly. The opposite of modesty is conceit, boldness, immodesty, brazenness, lewdness. — Elisabeth Elliot

I'm from the south side of Atlanta, College Park, and we all really care about our dress code and our apparel and our attire, so I think it's just something that started when I was growing up. Just trying to be me and up to date and being an individual at the same time. — 2 Chainz

He who, though dressed in fine apparel, exercises tranquillity, is quiet, subdued, restrained, chaste, and has ceased to find fault with all other beings, he indeed is an ascetic. — Max Muller

The wearing of costly array is directly opposite to being adorned with good works. Nothing can be more evident than this; for the more you lay out on your own apparel, the less you have left to clothe the naked, to feed the hungry, to lodge the stranger, to relieve those that are sick and in prison. — John Wesley

I can't force the direction that it's going to go without actually taking the time to make sure it's a great, great quality product. Whether that's for apparel, or whatever the case may be. — Pusha T

English is full of booby traps for the unwary foreigner. Any language where the unassuming word fly signifies an annoying insect, a means of travel, and a critical part of a gentleman's apparel is clearly asking to be mangled. — Bill Bryson

Gars auld claes look amaist as weel's the new. — Robert Burns

I spend a lot of time in American Apparel. — Carmen Electra

There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, The earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. — William Wordsworth

By unseen hands uplifted in the light Of sunset, yonder solitary cloud Floats, with its white apparel blown abroad, And wafted up to heaven. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man. — William Shakespeare

I could get a T-shirt that says 'All in for Week 4 of the Preseason.' That's not quite as catchy, and I don't have an endorsement deal with an apparel company. Maybe someone will sign me now. I don't make enough money to get fined. Maybe I'll get a deal with some off-brand or something that sells at Walmart or something. — Kirk Cousins

Beware Of entrance to a quarrel; but being in, Bear't that the opposed may beware of thee. Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice; Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not express'd in fancy; rich, not gaudy; For the apparel oft proclaims the man. — William Shakespeare

Let it be observed, that slovenliness is no part of religion; that neither this, nor any text of Scripture, condemns neatness of apparel. Certainly this is a duty, not a sin. Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness. — John Wesley

Simple. Pared down. Timeless. The ties were never too thick or too thin; the pants were never too flared or too skinny. In my life with Dad, he wore Western apparel because we went riding - jeans, cowboy boots, the turquoise belt buckle. But it was all very simple, and that classic look is very 'Ralph Lauren.' — Jennifer Grant

It is with books as with women, where a certain plainness of manner and of dress is more engaging than that glare of paint and airs and apparel which may dazzle the eye, but reaches not the affections. — David Hume

At the beginning of my career I was going through a really weird phase of dressing in boys clothes. I would only wear one American Apparel T-shirt and shorts and brogues the whole year round. Not the same T-shirt, obviously, but one style of American Apparel T-shirt. I think I was going through a tomboy stage. — Florence Welch

Gay and costly apparel directly tends to create and influence lust.... The fact is plain and undeniable, it has the effect both on the wearer and beholder. You kindle a flame, which, at the same time consumes both yourself and your admirers. — John Wesley

To close the eyes, and give a seemly comfort to the apparel of the dead, is poverty's holiest touch of nature. — Charles Dickens

And said to myself, as I lit my cigar, "Supposing a man had the wealth of the Czar Of the Russias to boot, for the rest of his days, On the whole do you think he would have much to spare If he married a woman with nothing to wear? — William Allen Butler

Every true man's apparel fits your thief. — William Shakespeare

...catching a glimpse of his rather hippyish form in a mirror, he wonders at this atavism of apparel, is it an inversion of foetal ontogeny, in which the phenotype passes through previous fashion stages? Soon there will be gaiters and gloves...I will probably die, he thinks, clad in animal skins. — Will Self

I love going to Topshop, Urban Outfitters and American Apparel, I'm in love with their jackets. — Chloe Grace Moretz

If delight may provoke men's labour, what greater delights is there then to behold the earth as apparelled with plants, as with a robe of imbroidered worke, set with orient pearles, and garnished with great diversitie of rare and costly jewels? The delight is great but the use greater, and joyned often with necessitie. — John Gerard

God makes, and apparel shapes; but it's money that finishes the man. — Thomas Fuller

There is new strength, repose of mind, and inspiration in fresh apparel. — Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The fashion wears out more apparel than the man. — William Shakespeare

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