21 Words Of Wisdom From The Mouths Of Style Icons Who Know Best

Inspiration to put your best heel forward.

1. "What's becoming very obvious to me is that fashion is art." — Lupita Nyong'o


2. "Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It's not about brands. It's about something else that comes from within you." — Ralph Lauren

3. "Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas." — Donatella Versace

4. "People will stare. Make it worth their while." — Harry Winston

5. "Playing dress-up begins at age 5 and never truly ends." — Kate Spade

6. "Fashion is what you're offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose." — Lauren Hutton

7. "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

8. "You can have anything you want, if you dress for it." — Edith Head

9. "Style is a simple way of saying complicated things." — Jean Cocteau

10. “Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.” — Yves Saint Laurent

11. "Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing." — Alexander Wang

12. "Elegance is the only beauty that never fades." — Audrey Hepburn

13. "A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her own clothes." — Vera Wang

14. "When a woman says, 'I have nothing to wear!' what she really means is, 'there's nothing here for who i'm supposed to be today." — Caitlin Moran

15. "I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect — they are much more interesting." — Marc Jacobs

16. "You can never be overdressed or overeducated." — Oscar Wilde

17. "Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak." — Rachel Zoe

18. "Clothes are like a good meal, a good movie, great pieces of music." — Michael Kors

19. “I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can’t possess radiance, you can only admire it.” — Elizabeth Taylor

20.  "Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn" ― Orson Welles

21. "Too much good taste can be very boring. Independent style, on the other hand, can be very inspiring." — Diana Vreeland

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