Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.— Franz Kafka
Floundering Great Fashion quotations
Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.
Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.
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.
The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.
The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.
Don't be into trends. Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are.
What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.
I must admit that I am not a member of the ugly school.
I have a great regard for certain notions of beauty even though to some it is an old fashioned idea. Some photographers think that by taking pictures of human misery, they are addressing a serious problem. I do not think that misery is more profound than happiness.
Decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.
One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress.
This is the kind of fashion I grew up on - a good pair of trainers, great denim - and I will always love high-end streetwear.
How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels?
People will stare. Make it worth their while.
Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.
A great dress can make you remember what is beautiful about life.
Fashion is what you're offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose.
Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves, of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys, they'd just walk around naked at all times.
In terms of fashion, I love adding a fun scarf to whatever I'm wearing - it's a great way to dress up a plain outfit!
If you look at any great fashion photograph out of context, it will tell you just as much about what's going on in the world as a headline in the New York Times.
Great pilots are made not born. . . . A man may possess good eyesight, sensitive hands, and perfect coordination, but the end result is only fashioned by steady coaching, much practice, and experience.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Good habits are developed in the workshops of our daily lives.
It is not in the great moments of test and trial that character is built. That is only when it is displayed. The habits that direct our lives and form our character are fashioned in the often uneventful, commonplace routine of life.
When it comes to fashion, I love skinny jeans, a simple top, and a great handbag.
Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.
Great fashion is all about surprise. It should always be about doing something that isn't by the book.
A little bad taste is like a nice dash of paprika.
Because of the expensive system and the competition among various groups, democracy needs a lot of money. As a natural consequence it becomes the slave of the great Jewish international finance which subjugates it by subvention. In this fashion the fate of a people is given into the hands of a caste of bankers.
There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed.
If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude.
Fashion is not necessarily about labels.
It's not about brands. It's about something else that comes from within you.
Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.
The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery.
Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.
Ask not of me, love, what is love? Ask what is good of God above;
Ask of the great sun what is light; Ask what is darkness of the night; Ask sin of what may be forgiven; Ask what is happiness of heaven; Ask what is folly of the crowd; Ask what is fashion of the shroud; Ask what is sweetness of thy kiss; Ask of thyself what beauty is.
Great style means having a point of view, but evolving your look is even more important. Rushing to embrace every trend will leave you fashionable, but not stylish
I look for strong people. I don't like people who'll say yes to everything I might bring up. I want people who can argue and disagree and have a point of view that's reflected in the magazine. My dad believed in the cult of personality. He brought great writers and columnists to The Standard.