No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down.
Charity does not mean that the land should be full of beggars. We can provide some support and means for the beggars, but provide food, clothing and other conveniences in such a way that you are not encouraging laziness and begging.
Sri Sathya Sai Baba
It stirs up envy, fame does. People feel fame gives them some kind of privilege to walk up to you and say anything to you – and it won’t hurt your feelings – like it’s happening to your clothing.”
Advertising nourishes the consuming power of men. It sets up before a man the goal of a better home, better clothing, better food for himself and his family. It spurs individual exertion and greater production.
Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.
I don’t know who invented the high heel, but all men owe him a lot.
What a man most enjoys about a woman’s clothes are his fantasies of how she would look without them.
I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He gave yearnings and longings to be filled, and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted to feeding and clothing the body.
Every young sculptor seems to think that he must give the world some specimen of indecorous womanhood, and call it Eve, Venus, a Nymph, or any name that may apologize for a lack of decent clothing.
When I free my body from its clothes, from all their buttons, belts, and laces, it seems to me that my soul takes a deeper, freer breath.
If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she’s wearing your best sweater.
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
Fashion is what you adopt when you don’t know who you are.
GRACES, n. Three beautiful goddesses, Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne, who attended upon Venus, serving without salary. They were at no expense for board and clothing, for they ate nothing to speak of and dressed according to the weather, wearing whatever breeze happened to be blowing.
No one in the world needs a mink coat but a mink.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Henry David Thoreau
Those hot pants of hers were so damned tight, I could hardly breathe.
No one has ever had an idea in a dress suit.
Frederick G. Banting
I don’t see how an article of clothing can be indecent. A person, yes.
Robert A. Heinlein
The computer is the most extraordinary of man’s technological clothing; it’s an extension of our central nervous system. Beside it, the wheel is a mere hula-hoop.
His clothes fit him so ill, and constrain him so much, that he seems rather their prisoner than their proprietor.
Philip Dormer Stanhope
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
I love America, and I love American women. But there is one thing that deeply shocks me – American closets. I cannot believe one can dress well when you have so much.
Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
Fashion Law: If the shoe fits, it’s ugly.
Adornment is never anything except a reflection of the heart.
If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater…. suggest that he wear a tail.
Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.
Fashion is like the id. It makes you desire things you shouldn’t.
What do nudists wear on casual Fridays?
One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.
Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.
All women’s dresses, in every age and country, are merely variations on the eternal struggle between the admitted desire to dress and the unadmitted desire to undress.
Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what is in their closets.
A man hasn’t got a corner on virtue just because his shoes are shined.
Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
Philip Dormer Stanhope
Shopping tip: You can get shoes for 85 cents at the bowling alley.
Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.
Edna Woolman Chase
A skirt is no obstacle to extemporaneous sex, but it is physically impossible to make love to a girl while she is wearing trousers.
Our clothes are too much a part of us for most of us ever to be entirely indifferent to their condition: it is as though the fabric were indeed a natural extension of the body, or even of the soul.
Funny that a pair of really nice shoes make us feel good in our heads – at the extreme opposite end of our bodies.
The only man who really needs a tail coat is a man with a hole in his trousers.
Stretch pants – the garment that made skiing a spectator sport.
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
Henry David Thoreau
When you can’t do something truly useful, you tend to vent the pent up energy in something useless but available, like snappy dressing.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Why is it considered seductive for women to wear beautiful clothes? Wouldn’t it make more sense to wear something so ugly that a guy couldn’t wait to take it off you?
To be a fashionable woman is to know yourself, know what you represent, and know what works for you. To be “in fashion” could be a disaster on 90 percent of women. You are not a page out of Vogue.
If men can run the world, why can’t they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a little noose around your neck?
I have a hankering to go back to the Orient and discard my necktie. Neckties strangle clear thinking.
I talk to him when I’m lonesome like; and I’m sure he understands. When he looks at me so attentively, and gently licks my hands; then he rubs his nose on my tailored clothes, but I never say naught thereat. For the good Lord knows I can buy more clothes, but never a friend like that.
W. Dayton Wedgefarth
Just around the corner in every woman’s mind – is a lovely dress, a wonderful suit, or entire costume which will make an enchanting new creature of her.
Do men who have got all their marbles go swimming in lakes with their clothes on?
As long as there are cold and nakedness in the land around you, so long can there be no question at all but that splendor of dress is a crime.
I simply can’t understand Why swimsuits are in such demand They’re soggy and damp, Bind like a clamp, And hold about three pounds of sand!
I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being perfectly well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Almost every man looks more so in a belted trench coat.
Sydney J. Harris
The first purpose of clothes… was not warmth or decency, but ornament…. Among wild people, we find tattooing and painting even prior to clothes. The first spiritual want of a barbarous man is decoration; as indeed we still see among the barbarous classes in civilized countries.
You have to have the kind of body that doesn’t need a girdle in order to get to pose in one.
Without discipline the Army would just be a bunch of guys wearing the same color clothing.
For your own sake you should give her a new gown; for variety of dresses rouses desire, and makes an old mistress seem every day a new one.
Dresses for breakfasts, and dinners, and balls; Dresses to sit in, and stand in, and walk in; Dresses to dance in, and flirt in, and talk in; Dresses in which to do nothing at all; Dresses for Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall.
William Allen Butler
If I were a cat, what would make me purr? A pair of really comfortable blue jeans, and massages.
I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet.
Ancient Persian Saying
I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent
A good prince will tax as lightly as possible those commodities which are used by the poorest members of society: grain, bread, beer, wine, clothing, and all other staples without which human life could not exist.
I’ll endorse with my name any of the following; clothing AC-DC, cigarettes, small tapes, sound equipment, ROCK N’ ROLL RECORDS, anything, film, and film equipment, Food, Helium, Whips, MONEY!!