Clothes have a wonderful power over our mood. The right outfit has the ability to lift us up, put a pep in our step and get us ready to ROCK!

Yet, it can be difficult to articulate the power of style and fashion through words, so we’ve picked out our favourite quote-worthy, inspiring words of wisdom from the greatest fashion designers to legendary models and stylists….

“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

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

“You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.” Edith Head

“I like my money right where I can see it…hanging in my closet.” Carrie Bradshaw

“Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it.” Diane von Furstenberg

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

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

“Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.” Marc Jacobs

“Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.”  Vivienne Westwood

“Fashion you can buy, but style you possess. The key to style is learning who you are, which takes years. There’s no how-to road map to style. It’s about self expression and, above all, attitude.” Iris Apfel

“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” Rachel Zoe

“Trendy is the last stage before tacky.” Karl Lagerfeld

“Style is the only thing you can’t buy. It’s not in a shopping bag, a label, or a price tag. It’s something reflected from our soul to the outside world—an emotion.” Alber Elbaz

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” Coco Chanel

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

“Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves, and of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys, they’d just walk around naked at all times.” Betsey Johnson

“The joy of dressing is an art.” John Galliano

Being well dressed hasn’t much to do with having good clothes. It’s a question of good balance and good common sense.” Oscar de la Renta


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