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Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.

Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.
High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
Women's fashion is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women.
Fashion wears out more clothes than the man.
Nothing is so dangerous as being too modern; one is apt to grow old fashioned quite suddenly.
We worship not the Graces, nor the Parcae, but Fashion. She spins and weaves and cuts with full authority. The head monkey at Paris puts on a traveler's cap, and all the monkeys in America do the same.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
He never chooses an opinion, he just wears whatever happens to be in style.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn't itch.
I who have been involved with all styles of painting can assure you that the only things that fluctuate are the waves of fashion which carry the snobs and speculators; the number of true connoisseurs remains more or less the same.
You don't learn style from watching people on a runway. Fashion happens every morning when you wake up.
Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.
I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked.
A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten all about them.
The great attraction of fashion is that it diverted attention from the insoluble problems of beauty and provided an easy way -- which money could buy... to a simply stated, easily reproduced ideal of beauty, however temporary that ideal.
Fashion, by which what is really fantastic becomes for a moment the universal.
Woman's first duty in life is to her dressmaker. What the second duty is no one has yet discovered.
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions.
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
You must be in fashion is the utterance of weak headed mortals.
Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.
He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.
Fashion is born by small facts, trends, or even politics, never by trying to make little pleats and furbelows, by trinkets, by clothes easy to copy, or by the shortening or lengthening of a skirt.
It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion.
Fashion is more powerful than any tyrant.
Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical.
In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking but now, God knows, anything goes.
If one considers how much reason every person has for anxiety and timid self-concealment, and how three-quarters of his energy and goodwill can be paralyzed and made unfruitful by it, one has to be very grateful to fashion, insofar as it sets that three-quarters free and communicates self-confidence and mutual cheerful agreeableness to those who know they are subject to its law.
Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding.
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.
The pursuit of Fashion is the attempt of the middle class to co-opt tragedy. In adopting the clothing, speech, and personal habits of those in straitened, dangerous, or pitiful circumstances, the middle class seeks to have what it feels to be the exigent and nonequivocal experiences had by those it emulates.
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
The same costume will be Indecent 10 years before its time, Shameless 5 years before its time, Outr? (daring) 1 year before its time, Smart, Dowdy 1 year after its time, Hideous 20 years after its time, Ridiculous 20 years after its time, Amusing 30 years after its time, Quaint 50 years after its time, Charming 70 years after its time, Romantic 100 years after its time, Beautiful 150 years after its time.

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