Out of the mouths of fashionistas

From the classic quotes of Coco Chanel to the more contemporary witticisms of Tyra, see some of our favourite fashion one-liners below;

“Fashions fade, style is eternal.”
Yves Saint Laurent

“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.”
Coco Chanel

“I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes.”
Yves Saint Laurent

“I don't do fashion, I am fashion.”
Coco Chanel

“A woman's dress should be like a barbed wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.”
Sophia Loren

“I base my fashion sense on what doesn't itch.”
Gilda Radner

“Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.”
Yves Saint Laurent

“I don't design clothes. I design dreams.”
Ralph Lauren

“The runway symbolizes something in society that`s very intimidating to women”
Tyra Banks

“You either know fashion, or you don’t.”
Anna Wintour

“I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes. I had one thousand and sixty.”
Imelda Marcos

“I like fashion to go down to the street, but I can't accept that it should originate there.”
Coco Chanel

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