Phrases on clothes: aphorisms, quotes

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Quotes, aphorisms and phrases on clothes, or clothing with which to dress a person, commonly also called clothes, sometimes elegant, other times sporty or considered comfortable to carry out a certain type of activity.


Quotes on clothes

- A nice dress and heels really have power. (Talulah Riley)

- The dress must not hang over the body, but follow its lines. It must accompany the person who wears it, and when a woman smiles the dress should smile with her. (Madeleine Vionnet)


- Either you are a work of art or you are wearing it. (Oscar Wilde)

- The fashionable woman is wearing the dress, it is not the dress that is wearing her. (Mary Quant)

- I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot. (Marilyn Monroe)


- Women sincerely believe they are dressing up for us or for themselves. The truth is that they only dress to impress other women. (Francis de Miomandre)

- A man can wear whatever he wants, it will always remain an accessory of the woman. (Coco Chanel)

- A woman's dress should be like a barbed wire fence: serve her purpose without obstructing her view. (Sophia Loren)


- I would have liked to invent only one thing in life: blue jeans: there is nothing more spectacular, more practical, more relaxed and casual. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity, everything I want for my clothes. (Yves Saint Laurent)

- Clothes don't mean anything until someone lives in them. (Marc Jacobs)

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- Elegance is the only beauty that never fades. (Audrey Hepburn)

- A dress should be tight enough to show that you are a woman and wide enough to show that you are a lady. (Edith Head)

- Style is the dress of thoughts, and a well-dressed thought like a well-dressed man looks much better. (Lord Chesterfield)

- Those who make the dress a main part of themselves will, in general, no longer be worth their clothes. (William Hazlitt)

- The problem of clothing has enormous importance for those who want to have the air of owning what they don't have at all; because it is often the best way to really get it. (Honoré de Balzac)

- The dress must adapt to a woman's body, and not the other way around. (Hubert De Givenchy)

- Personally I depend on Givenchy how American women depend on their psychiatrist. (Audrey Hepburn)


- The dress is the body of the body and gives an idea of ​​the soul's dispositions. (Erasmus of Rotterdam)

- I can't concentrate on flat shoes. (Victoria Beckam)

- A man is not always necessary to give the woman the pleasure of possession. Often a new suit is enough. (Malcolm De Chazal)

- If a woman is badly dressed, the dress is noted. If she is impeccably dressed, the woman is noticed. (Coco Chanel)

- The habit does not make the monk, although monks are usually put on a dress to better distinguish them. (Camilo José Cela)

- Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who wears it. (Yves Saint Laurent)


- Clothes made us men; they threaten to make us hangers. (Thomas Carlyle)

- Put on a trench coat and you will feel like Audrey Hepburn walking in Paris. (Michael Kors)

- There is nothing that affects our imagination as much as a beautiful woman with a simple dress. (Joseph Addison)

Aphorisms on clothes

- Neglect in dressing is a moral suicide. (Honoré de Balzac)

- Your dress, as far as the bag can afford, is of good price, but not extravagant; refined, but not too sumptuous, because the suit often reveals man. (William Shakespeare)

- Many men have told me that I saved their marriage. Maybe it cost a fortune in shoes, but it's a lot cheaper than a divorce. (Manolo Blahnik)

- The fat expands to fill every dress worn. Fats always walk in the corridors. (Arthur Bloch)

- Those who make the dress a main part of themselves will, in general, no longer be worth their clothes. (William Hazlitt)

- Fashion is what one wears. What is unfashionable is what others wear. (Oscar Wilde)

- The dress should not hang on the body, but follow its lines. It must accompany the wearer and when a woman smiles the dress must smile with her. (Madeleine Vionnet)

- My overcoat and I are fine together.By now it has taken all my folds and it fits me really well, following my malformations and my movements. I only keep it because it keeps me warm. Old overcoats and old friends are the same. (Victor Hugo)

- Clothing often reveals man. (William Shakespeare)


- I was wearing a new skirt that swelled a bit in the wind, and each time the white red and blue flags on the houses stiffened and made a disapproving you-you-you. (Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald)

- All women's clothes, in every age and country, are only variations on the eternal struggle between the desire to be dressed and the unacknowledged desire to undress. (Lin Yutang)

- The clothes were a big disappointment, of course. Probably, since the use of clothes, every new and eagerly awaited garment always remains a little below the expectations of the wearer. (Charles Dickens)

- He wears his clothes as if they had been thrown at him with a manure pitchfork. (Jonathan Swift)

- When I have little money, I buy books, and if I have a little left, I buy food and clothes. (Erasmus of Rotterdam)

- I no longer understand the sizes. There is a zero size that I didn't even know existed. It should mean 'Oh my God if you're thin'. (Ellen Lee DeGeneres)

- Her charm consisted in always emerging from the clothing, so that the dress she wore was not noticed. (Lev Tolstoj)

- A waiter is a man who wears a tailcoat without anyone noticing. On the other hand, there are men who look like waiters as soon as they put on a tailcoat. So in both cases the tailcoat has no value. (Karl Kraus)

- Cruelty is an idle luxury, like drugs and silk shirts. (Marguerite Yourcenar)

- Today skirts are getting shorter and necklines getting deeper: we just have to wait for them to meet. (Pierre-Jean Vaillard)

- I don't wear the creations of a specific stylist, but whoever suits me well. (Jane Lynch)

- With an evening gown and a white tie, anyone, even a stockbroker, can make you believe you are a civilized person. (Oscar Wilde)


- When I'm not working I like to relax. I love dressing well, but comfort is important. (Richard Madden)

- A woman is closest to being naked when she is well dressed. (Coco Chanel)

- I don't need to dress like a man to be authoritative. (Jennifer Morrison)

- Most women would like to dress imaginatively, but look sideways at every woman who does it. (Mignon McLaughlin)

- Someone said that clothes have a universal language. (Jude Law)

Phrases on clothes

- You should never give a woman something she can't wear in the evening. (Oscar Wilde)

- Fashion should be consumed immediately. The best that can happen to a dress is to be worn, not to be exhibited in a museum. (Karl Lagerfeld)

- Good taste in dressing is something innate, like the sensitivity of the palate. (Coco Chanel)

- I dress in white because it is the color of polar bears, and polar bears have this kind of serenity, can I explain? (Dave Grohl)

- Choices in clothing are never arbitrary. Even when you claim that you don't care how you dress, you make a choice through which you try to communicate something. (Felicity Jones)

- A woman wears clothes, but lets herself be carried by shoes. (Christian Louboutin)

- The most beautiful dress that a woman can wear are the arms of the man she loves. But, for those who do not have the opportunity to find this happiness, I am here. (Yves Saint Laurent)


- There have been times when my pants were so tight that I could sit on a coin and tell you if it was a head or a cross. (Spencer Tracy)

- Capital sin is not being badly dressed, but wearing the right thing in the wrong place. (Edit Head)

- The greatest provocations of libido come from our clothing. (Robert Burton)

- The only rule is not to be boring and to dress well wherever you go. Life is too short to go unnoticed. (Paris Hilton)

- I had to go and see this very important guy in his office and everyone said to me, “Be careful, Shelley. As soon as you enter her office, she will tear your dress off you! "

- The way of dressing is a silly concern. But it is very foolish for a man not to be well dressed. (Lord Chesterfield)

- The way of dressing is the external representation of our philosophy of life. (Charles Pierre Baudelaire)

- No man will make you feel protected and safe like a cashmere coat and a pair of black glasses. (Coco Chanel)

- All women's clothes are only a compromise between the confessed desire to dress and the unacknowledged desire to undress. (Yutang Lin)

- You can get all that if you are dressed for it. (Edit Head)

- The brute covers himself, the enriched and the fool decorate themselves, the elegant man dresses. (Honoré De Balzac)

- A dress should be tight enough to show that you are a woman and soft enough to prove that you are a lady. (Edith Head)


- Fashion wears clothes much more than man does. (William Shakespeare)

- I listened with a sense of humble admiration to the experience of the lady who declared that the feeling of being well dressed gave her a feeling of inner tranquility that religion could not confer on her. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

- The sweatshirt is that piece of clothing that a child wears when his mother is cold. (Leopold Fechtner)

- Rather forgive a bad foot than ugly socks! (Karl Kraus)

- I went to a bar today and asked for something warm and they gave me a coat. (Groucho Marx)

- The clothes that protect us, that make us smile, that serve us as uniforms, that help us to declare our identity or our aspirations, that we wear because they remind us of someone, in all these clothes the stories of our lives are encrypted. We all have a miniature memory, still alive in a piece of our wardrobe. (Emily Spivack)

- She wanted to marry in her grandmother's dress. It was lovely, but my grandmother died of cold. (Boris Makaresko)

- The three oldest forms of art were architecture, cooking and clothing. (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

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