Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.— Coco Chanel
Most Powerful Handbags quotations
A woman's mind is as complex as the contents of her handbag;
even when you get to the bottom of it, there is ALWAYS something at the bottom to surprise you!
When I want to treat myself, I will almost always get myself a new handbag.
A handbag is only one item to be worn with a complete outfit.
Add a peony pink leather handbag to a charcoal gray suit, for instance, and the impact is chic with a touch of wit.
Women have plenty of roles in which they can serve with distinction: some of us even run countries. But generally we are better at wielding the handbag than the bayonet.
I'm a big handbag lover and will always have one with me.
I'm more of a handbag girl; my guilty pleasure is bags. I don't even have a clue how many I own.
When it comes to doing my job, I keep my ego in my handbag.
When it comes to fashion, I love skinny jeans, a simple top, and a great handbag.
I love handbags. And shoes. Investing in like a great handbag or a pair of shoes can really make or break an outfit. It's fun to mix and match high street with luxury brands and throw in a bit of vintage as well.
I love accessories. I'm a girl. I love shoes. I love handbags.
I want my handbags and my shoes to be stylish but I want to make sure that they're versatile. I travel and I have to make sure the pieces I put into my bag can go with a dress or with shorts or jeans.
As for a signature accessory, I believe in something totally unique that I love and is very personal. It could be a fab pair of vintage earrings I picked up on my travels or a beautiful brightly colored hat or heels, or a fun clutch or handbag. Truthfully, though, the ultimate accessory is a big smile and positive energy!
If the handbag could think, it would have a terrific inferiority feeling, because, not having been bought, it would feel useless.
I think handbags, not so much clothes anymore, but I think you can tell a fashion victim by their handbag.
Envy the kangaroo. That pouch setup is extraordinary; the baby crawls out of the womb when it is about two inches long, gets into the pouch, and proceeds to mature. I'd have a baby if it would develop in my handbag.
When I was a young boy, growing up in Durham, North Carolina, the women in my family were truly passionate about their clothes; nothing was more beautiful to me than women dressing with the utmost, meticulous attention to accessories, shoes, handbags, hats, coats, dresses and gloves to attend Sunday church services.
I'd rather hang out with five people that I love than with 400 strangers at a club who are all doing the up-and-down inspection thing. They appraise everybody from head to toe - the outfit, the handbag, the shoes, how much they weigh... I can't stand it!
It was always sort of my dream to make handbags and I wanted a handbag that was very sharp, very structured, very tailored I wanted a bag you could put all of your things in it, you can open it, you could close it, you could hid all your tricks, but it's not all lumpy.
I want to speak up and tell you that mascara and clothes don't make you cool, neither do name-brand handbags, but being a leader can.
I always carry multipurpose products in my handbag.
I started designing my handbags in my apartment and I had six samples made in satin-finished nylon. I displayed them at trade shows but they went unnoticed at first.
Handbags, I don't at all like them because they occupy my hands.
My hands always have to be ready in case I need to slap somebody.
When it comes to getting dressed, men are a little bit more important than handbags but less important than shoes.
I'm going to get up every morning at 6:30 to work out.
Then, when I've kept with it all week, I give myself something I really want, like a new handbag or a piece of jewelry I'm coveting.
Linguistics is a good way of defining the culture of a brand.
The vocabulary used by sports and lifestyle brands - running, fitness, training, motorsports - is all about functionality, whereas the vocabulary of the luxury business - handbags, ready-to-wear - is all about the product.
I don't want to be a rock star all my life.
I couldn't bear to end up like Elvis Presley in Las Vegas with all those housewives and old ladies coming in with their handbags.
After graduating from flares and platforms in the early 1970s, I started drama school wearing a pair of khaki dungarees with one of my Dad's Army shirts, accessorised by a cat's basket doubling as a handbag. Very Lady Gaga.
I am a black male who grew up in the inner city of Atlanta and no one ever followed me in a mall. I don't recall any doors clicking when I crossed the street. And I never had anyone clutching their handbag when I got on an elevator. I guess having two awesome parents who taught me to be a respectful young man paid dividends.
Despite being what would now be called a deprived child in a one parent family, I did not grow up with an urge to smash windows or to bash old ladies over the head in order to steal handbags.
I love Prada. Not so much the clothes, which are for malnourished thirteen-year-olds, but I covet, with covety covetousness, the shoes and handbags. Like, I LOVE them. If I was given a choice between world peace and a Prada handbag, I'd dither. (I'm not proud of this, I'm only saying.)
I am old enough to know that time passing is just a trick, a convenience.
Everything is always there, still unfolding, still happening. The past, the present, and the future, in the noggin eternally, like brushes, combs and ribbons in a handbag.
Sarah Palin and her virtual burqa have me and my friends retching into our handbags. She's such a power-mad, backwater beauty-pageant casualty, it's easy to write her off and make fun of her. But in reality I feel as horrified as a ghetto Jew watching the rise of National Socialism.
Start saving your pennies now. People spend $300 on crazy things all the time, things like handbags. So work all year, scrape the money together, and come to my show. I’m worth it.
I created my bags from the notion of developing a well-edited line of fashionable, but not "trendy" handbags. By designing styles that will be as relevant tomorrow as they are today, my brand has established itself as a modern classic.