Fashion Quotes: 101 Most Iconic Sayings

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Discover the best fashion quotes to inspire your style. Elevate your wardrobe with timeless wisdom from iconic designers and fashion icons.

Fashion is all about expressing yourself and allowing your personality to shine through. Sometimes, putting the power fashion has into words can be more difficult than you think. However, the greatest names in fashion history and fashion icons have many inspiring words and expressions that can do it for us.
In this post, I’ll be sharing 101 fashion quotes; not only are they a great inspiration for creativity in fashion, but they’re also a great way of explaining your love for it too. There are quotes from Coco Chanel, Anna Wintour, and many more fashion icons like Marilyn Monroe to remind you of how great fashion can be.

101 Fashion Quotes

If you like it, wear it – Unknown

Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak – Rachel Zoe

When in doubt, overdress – Vivienne Westwood 

Fashion is the art and you are the canvas – Velvet Paper

Everyday is a fashion show and the world is your runway – Coco Chanel

Life isn’t perfect but your outfit can be – Unknown

Style; all who have it share one thing; originality – Diana Vreeland

Me: I don’t need any more clothes Also me: I need a whole new wardrobe – You Have Style 

In a world full of trends I want to remain a classic – Iman

I’ve never seen elegance go out of style – Sonia Teclai

There is luxury in simplicity – Jill Sander

If you can’t be better than your competition, just dress better – Anna Wintour

I don’t do fashion, I am fashion – Coco Chanel

I could give up shopping but I’m not a quitter – Unknown

Retail therapy is the answer to all life’s problems  – You Have Style

Always have fun with fashion, dress to entertain yourself – Betsey Johnson

Buy less. Choose well. Make it last. – Vivienne Westwood

One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress – Karl Lagerfeld

Good shoes take you good places – Seohyun

Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment – Alexander McQueen

If you want to be original, be ready to be copied – Coco Chanel

The joy of dressing is an art – John Galliano

Wear what you want, who cares – You Have Style

Life is short. Buy the dress – Unknown

The dress must follow the body of the woman, not the body following the shape of the dress – Hubert de Givenchy

Clothes are like a good meal, a good movie and great pieces of music. – Michael Kors

The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in – Paris Hilton

You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it – Edith Head

Fashion is like eating; You shouldn’t stick to the same menu – Kenzo Takada

Create your own style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others – Anna Wintour

It’s not about the dress you wear, it’s about the life you lead in the dress – Diana Vreeland

Fashion is a trend. Style lives within a person – Oscar de le Renta

What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language – Miuccia Prada

Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered – Giorgio Armani

Shopping is my personality trait – You Have Style

I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect – Marc Jacobs

The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don’t wear her – Mary Quant

Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world – Marilyn Monroe

Inspired by the fear of being average – Unknown

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance – Coco Chanel

I like my money right where I can see it…hanging in my closet – Carrie Bradshaw

Fashion is the armor to survive the reality
of everyday life – Bill Cunningham

When in doubt, wear red – Bill Blass

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn – Orson Welles

Women who wear black have colourful lives – Neiman Marcus

Confidence is the best fashion accessory – Vivienne Westwood 

Yes, I need new clothes everyday – You Have Style

Style is a deeply personal expression of who you are and every time you dress you are asserting a part of yourself – Nina Garcia

Dressing well is a form of good manners – Tom Ford

Dress like you’re going to meet your worst enemy today – Coco Chanel

Fashion fades. Style is eternal – Yves Saint Laurent

Clothes aren’t going to change to world, the women who wear them will – Anne Klein

It’s a ‘my shoes match my bag’ kinda day – You Have Style

Fashion has to reflect who you are, what you feel at the moment, where you’re going – Pharrell Williams

Fashion is over quickly, style is forever – Ralph Lauren

Never underestimate the power of a good outfit on a bad day – Unknown

Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose – Lauren Hutton

Life is a party. Dress like it – Audrey Hepburn

People will stare. Make it worth their while – Harry Winston

Confidence. If you have it, you can make anything look good – Diane Von Furstenberg

The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive – Coco Chanel

When a woman says, ‘I have nothing to wear,’ what she really means is, ‘there’s nothing here for who I’m supposed to be today – Caitlin Moran

I want people to see the dress, but focus on the woman – Vera Wang

Always have fun with fashion. Dress to entertain yourself – Betsey Johnson

My middle name is fashion – You Have Style

Clothes are like a good meal, a good movie, great pieces of music – Michael Kors

Fashion is all about happiness. It’s fun. It’s important. But it’s not medicine – Donatella Versace

Life is too short to wear boring clothes – Unknown

Fashion was not only to make women more beautiful, but also to reassure them, give them confidence – Yves Saint Laurent

Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside – Coco Chanel

Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping – Bo Derek

I feel the same way about clothes as I do about food – I want everything – Mindy Kaling

Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live – Gianni Versace

I like it. I want it. I wear it. – You Have Style

How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels – Sonia Rykiel

Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them – Marc Jacobs

Fashion is a movie. Every morning when you get dressed you direct yourself – Thierry Mugler

Always dress like you’re going to meet your worst enemy – Kimora Lee

What is comfortable fashion? To be comfortable, that can’t be in the vocabulary of fashion. If you want to be comfortable, stay home in your pyjamas – Donatella Versace

Elegance is the only beauty that never fades – Audrey Hepburn

Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing – Alexander Wang

Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you – Ralph Lauren

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different – Coco Chanel

Style is a simple way of saying complicated things – Jean Cocteau

When a woman says, ‘I have nothing to wear!’, what she really means is, ‘There’s nothing here for who I’m supposed to be today.’ – Caitlin Moran

Life is a fashion show, the world is your runway – Marc Jacobs

There is something about fashion that can make people really nervous – Anna Wintour

Fashion says “me too” style says “only me” – Geraldine Stutz

Your outfit can never be too much – You Have Style

Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends – Kate Spade

Everyone has their own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it – Audrey Hepburn

To me, clothing is a form of self-expression – there are hints about who you are in what you wear – Marc Jacobs

The truly fashionable are beyond fashion – Cecil Beaton

I don’t really believe in any fashion rules. I think fashion is a form of self-expression. I think you can wear whatever you want! – Ariana Grande

Don’t forget to wear your confidence – You Have Style

Fashion’s not about looking back. It’s always about looking forward – Anna Wintour

I’ve always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman’s outfit – Michael Kors

The secret of great style is to feel good in what you wear – Ines de la Fressange

Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess – Edna Woolman Chase

If you wear things you adore, you just look better – Margherita Missoni

Elegance is good taste, plus a dash of daring – Carnel Snow

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