Humanities › Literature 30 Famous Quotes for the Fashionable at Heart Share Flipboard Email Print Alija/ Vetta/ Getty Images Literature Quotations Funny Quotes Love Quotes Great Lines from Movies and Television Quotations For Holidays Best Sellers Classic Literature Plays & Drama Poetry Shakespeare Short Stories Children's Books By Simran Khurana Education Expert M.B.A, Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S., University of Mumbai, Commerce, Accounting, and Finance Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. our editorial process Simran Khurana Updated November 04, 2019 Flip through glossy fashion magazines and you will find gorgeous beauties staring at you. Do you ever wonder why some people make a career out of looking pretty? People who don't like to fuss about their looks often dismiss fashion as a vain hobby. Fashion, according to skeptics, is an excuse to spend big money on frivolous pursuits. While it is easy to judge fashion and style as an unnecessary extension of our social needs, fashion is not a figment of a bored, rich housewife's imagination. In Ralph Lauren's words: "Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.” Fashionable on a Budget You can't afford a Prada bag or Gucci perfume. Does that mean you can't be fashionable? Many fashion experts understand the need for low-budget fashion. If you look up magazines, and online websites, you will find many fashion ideas to stay fashionable within your budget. Create your own fashion statement with your trendy and simple ideas. Fashion Is for All Whether you are a student, a mother, or a grandmother, you can be fashionable. Fashion does not mean you try to be someone else. You can be fashionable regardless of age, shape, or profession. Find the inspiration to be fashionable without spending beyond your budget. These famous fashion quotes reveal a new layer that lies beneath the surface. It's not just about fashion. It's about wearing your statement on your sleeve. Yves Saint LaurentFashions fade, style is eternal.Ralph Waldo EmersonThey think him the best dressed man, whose dress is so fit for his use that you cannot notice or remember to describe it.Coco ChanelI don't do fashion, I am fashion.Lord ChesterfieldWhen a person is in fashion, all they do is right.Bill BlassStyle is primarily a matter of instinct.Anthony BurgessWomen thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.Christian DiorZest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.Coco ChanelI like fashion to go down to the street, but I can't accept that it should originate there.Yves Saint LaurentWe must never confuse elegance with snobbery.Yves Saint LaurentDressing is a way of life.Giorgio ArmaniThe difference between style and fashion is quality.Elsa SchiaparelliIn difficult times fashion is always outrageous.Oleg CassiniFashion anticipates, and elegance is a state of mind... a mirror of the time in which we live, a translation of the future, and should never be static.Quentin CrispFashion is what you adopt when you don't know who you are.Lord ChesterfieldIf you are not in fashion, you are nobody.Coco ChanelFashion is architecture. It is a matter of proportions.Coco ChanelDon't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.Yves Saint LaurentOver the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.Giorgio ArmaniI've always thought of the T-shirt as the Alpha and Omega of the fashion alphabet.Yves Saint LaurentI wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity -- all I hope for in my clothes.Geoffrey ChaucerThere's never a new fashion but it's old.George Bernard ShawA fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.William ShakespeareWhat a deformed thief this fashion is.Giorgio ArmaniThe goal I seek is to have people refine their style through my clothing without having them become victims of fashion.Ralph LaurenI don't design clothes. I design dreams.Coco ChanelSuccess is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.Edith HeadA designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes.Elsa SchiaparelliWomen dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.Bill BlassWhen in doubt, wear red. Coco ChanelFashion 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.