Three Famous Fashion Quotes to Live By


Fashion and style mean something different to everyone, but at the end of the day they all mean the same thing; you are you and how you dress reflects that. No matter your personal style preferences or your views on the fashion industry, there are so many things that are the truth no matter how you slice it; and that’s that you absolutely help others form their first impression of you based on your appearance, and that’s one of the primary reasons so many of us take such pleasure and put such importance on our appearance. We may or may not actually care what other people think, but we do understand that our sense of fashion and our appearance play a part in how we are treated, how we do our job and how others perceive us in professional situations. With that in mind, there are a few fashion quotes that will help you feel confident and remind you just how important a role style plays in your life. We think they make good mantras.

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated,”

Oscar Wilde says it best. There is no such thing as overdressed and there is no such thing as overeducated, and those should be two of the most important things you consider in life. Sure, your clothes are nowhere near as important as your education, but we all know our appearance can help take us further in life or hold us back – it’s not right, but it’s reality.

“In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different,”

Coco Chanel means that we can’t conform. Just because everyone else is doing it this way or just because everyone else wears the same thing as one another all the time doesn’t mean we have to do the same. And she also means that we have to be open to being a little different in order to be valued; and that’s not something that applies solely to our appearance. What she means is we can’t be afraid to speak up, to voice different thoughts and opinions – and to be ourselves.

“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak,”

In the history of quotes there is, perhaps, nothing truer than this. Rachel Zoe, stylist to the stars and fashion designer, said this about style and she is absolutely correct. There is no better way to say who you are than simply by showing the world who you are – and that can be based on the way you dress.

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