13 Quotes On Fashion To Help You Decide What To Wear Today

Need help pulling yourself out of bed and into a gorgeous get-up? Take some notes from history's most famous fashionistas!

Elsa Amelia
Created By Elsa Amelia
On Mar 2, 2017
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1. You wake up in the morning, look at your cozy pajamas, and think to yourself...

In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.
In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.
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2. But then you remember the wise words of Prada...

What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts go so fast. Fashion is instant language.
What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts go so fast. Fashion is instant language.
Miuccia Prada
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So, you get out of bed and go to your closet, and several conflicting thoughts occur to you at once...

3. Coco Chanel
3. Coco Chanel
3. Coco Chanel say

"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening."

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4. Oscar Wilde
4. Oscar Wilde
4. Oscar Wilde say

"Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months."

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5. Quentin Crisp
5. Quentin Crisp
5. Quentin Crisp say

"Fashion is what you adopt when you don't know who you are."

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6. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
6. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
6. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach say

"So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date."

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7. You begin to feel trapped by these unhelpful thoughts, but then, Alexander McQueen steps in...

Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.
Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.
Alexander McQueen
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8. So, now that you've escaped fashion paralysis, how do you choose what's right for you?

Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.
Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.
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But what is style? And what is the difference between style and fashion?

9. Giorgio Armani
9. Giorgio Armani
9. Giorgio Armani say

"The difference between style and fashion is quality."

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10. Coco Chanel
10. Coco Chanel
10. Coco Chanel say

"Fashion fades, only style remains the same."

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11. Yves Saint Laurent
11. Yves Saint Laurent
11. Yves Saint Laurent say

"Fashions fade, style is eternal."

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12. You think you're beginning to understand when you remember one more piece of advice:

Always dress like you're going to see your worst enemy.
Always dress like you're going to see your worst enemy.
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13. But, at the end of the day, there's really only one piece of fashion advice you need. Coco Chanel says:

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