Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
What a deformed thief this fashion is.
The fact is that even art is subject to fashion.
It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.
He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
Fashion is an imposition, a reign on freedom.
Fashion is what you adopt when you don’t know who you are.
Nothing goes out of fashion sooner than a long dress with a very low neck.
Fashion is so over the top.
There has been a change in men’s attitudes toward their clothes. Men are more aware of fashion; they’re not afraid of it.
I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
It is difficult, if not impossible, for most people to think otherwise than in the fashion of their own period.
George Bernard Shaw
The fashion of the world is to avoid cost, and you encounter it.
Fashion is more about feel than science.
Fashion is all about happiness. It’s fun. It’s important. But it’s not medicine.
The truly fashionable are beyond fashion.
Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place.
Paul de Man
Fashion is never in crisis because clothes are always necessary.
There’s never a new fashion but it’s old.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
William Makepeace Thackeray
This is what the painter, the poet, the speculative philosopher, and the natural scientists do, each in his own fashion.
Fashion is a very particular world, as you know.
The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
A good model can advance fashion by ten years.
Yves Saint Laurent
As a fashion designer, I was always aware that I was not an artist, because I was creating something that was made to be sold, marketed, used, and ultimately discarded.
Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
Above all, remember that the most important thing you can take anywhere is not a Gucci bag or French-cut jeans; it’s an open mind.
Gail Rubin Bereny
There are a lot of gay people in fashion, but it’s not as if every gay person is a great creator.
Don’t go trying some new fashion Don’t change the color of your hair. . . I could not love you any better I love you just the way you are.
The dog, on the other hand, has few or no ideas because his brain acts in coarse fashion and because there are few connections with each single process.
One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion.
My memory of my mom is a wine glass in one hand and a cigarette in the other. She was a runway fashion model, and she was quite a glamorous woman.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
I got that experience through dating dozens of men for six years after college, getting an entry level magazine job at 21, working in the fiction department at Good Housekeeping and then working as a fashion editor there as well as writing many articles for the magazine.
When cowardice is made respectable, its followers are without number both from among the weak and the strong; it easily becomes a fashion.
People fashion their God after their own understanding. They make their God first and worship him afterwards.
May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple, mixed, ambiguous at best – out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear, the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant; that is what matters.
The story I am writing exists, written in absolutely perfect fashion, some place, in the air. All I must do is find it, and copy it.
I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.
Because of the many dimensions of forms of though which you can also put into physical form, you have the possibility to create much which we cannot fashion in the same manner.
Hypocrisy is a fashionable vice, and all fashionable vices pass for virtue.
A confidence problem exists on the part of the people of the region who desire democratic rule in principle, but remain suspicious of both the fashion with which democratization is presented and the purposes of the democratic world.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
I do not believe there has ever been a name as important as Pierre Cardin in the general history of couture.
I’m not trying to stay in the same place and I’m not trying to compete with what’s currently in fashion. That would be dishonest. But, at the same time, I’m different and the music reflects that to some degree.
I’m not that interested in fashion… When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life.
It was the fashion of the time, still is, to feel that all actors are neurotic, or they would not be actors.
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him, if you give him nothing to worship, he will fashion his own divinities, and find a chieftain in his own passions.
I think that pop, and to some extent rock, are like sport and fashion industry in that they’re about the exuberance of youth. That’s the sort of subliminal ideology.
Sometimes I wake up and I think I should start wearing a beret, but I don’t do it. One day I’m gonna, though. You bet your ass, I will have a beret on. That’s ridiculous, but it’s true. I always fight with wearing a beret.
The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.
There is no fashion for the old.
There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.
There are few who would not rather be taken in adultery than in provincialism.
Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and it will set the pace tomorrow.
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.