Posted 19 Jan 2018

20 Iconic Quotes From The World’s Most Beloved Designers


You may have days when you want to dress like Lady Gaga and some days when you just want to stay in your pajamas all day. Well these fashion designers’ words of wisdom will make you feel comfortable in your style no matter what.


1. “One is never overdressed or underdressed with a little black dress” - Karl Lagerfeld,  headcreative director of the fashion house Chanel as well as the Italian house Fendi

Karl Lagerfeld

2. “The best things in life are free. The second best things are very expensive” - Coco Chanel, French fashion designer

Coco Chanel

3. “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak” - Rachel Zoe, American Designer

Rachel Zoe

4. "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, Italian Fashion Designer


Gianni Versace

5. "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, Italian Fashion Designer and Businesswoman

Miuccia Prada


6. "Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself." - Oscar De La Renta, Dominican-American Fashion Designer

Oscar De La Renta

7. "Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it." - Diane Von Furstenberg, American-Belgian Fashion Designer

Diane Von Furstenberg

8. "I don't design clothes. I design dreams." - Ralph Lauren, American Fashion Designer

Ralph Lauren

9. "Fashions fade, style is eternal." - Yves Saint Laurent, French Fashion Designer

Yves Saint Laurent

10. "Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing." - Alexander Wang, American Fashion Designer

Alexander Wang


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

Vivienne Westwood

12. "The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress." - Hubert de Givenchy, French Fashion Designer

Hubert De Givenchy

13. "I want people to see the dress, but focus on the woman." - Vera Wang, American Fashion Designer

Vera Wang

14. "I make clothes, women make fashion." - Azzedine Alaïa, Tunisian Couturier and Shoe Designer

Azzedine Alaia

15. "People walk differently in high heels. Your body sways to a different kind of tempo." - Manolo Blahnik, Spanish Fashion Designer

Manolo Blahnik

16. "You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet." - Christian Dior, French Fashion Designer

Christian Dior

17. "Style is wearing an evening dress to McDonald's, wearing heels to play football. It is personality, confidence and seduction." - John Galliano, British Fashion Designer

John Galliano


18. "Real fashion change comes from real changes in real life. Everything else is just decoration." - Tom Ford, American Fashion Designer

Tom Ford

19. "To me, clothing is a form of self-expression - there are hints about who you are in what you wear." - Marc Jacobs, American Fashion Designer

Marc Jacobs


20. "Elegance is a question of personality, more than one's clothing." - Jean-Paul Gaultier, French Fashion Designer

Jean-Paul Gaultier

Which one is your favourite quote? Let us know in the comments below!

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