Fashion is not only about the clothes you wear, it’s a reflection of your personality, a way to express yourself, and a statement to the world. Everyone has their own unique style, but when it comes to fashion, there is much wisdom to be found in the words of others.

Whether it’s a famous designer’s quote or a simple phrase that resonates with you, fashion quotes have the power to inspire and motivate.

From classic lines about timelessness and beauty to more contemporary musings about self-expression and identity, this post brings you 90+ of the most captivating fashion quotes to spark your creativity and uplift your spirit.

Get ready to take your wardrobe from meh to marvelous in no time!

90+ Fabulous Quotes, Sayings & Captions About Fashion & Style

  1. Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in your clothes. – Diana Vreeland
  2. Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, and what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live. – Gianni Versace
  3. One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress. – Karl Lagerfeld
  4. What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is an instant language. – Miuccia Prada
  5. I like my money right where I can see it…hanging in my closet. – Carrie Bradshaw
  6. Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it. – Diane von Furstenberg
  7. I don’t do fashion. I am fashion. – Coco Chanel
  8. To pull off any look, wear it with confidence. – Audrey Hepburn
  9. I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it. – Alexander McQueen
  10. Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life. – Bill Cunningham
  11. I don’t design clothes. I design dreams. – Ralph Lauren
  12. Fashion is an expression of the times. – Yves Saint Laurent
  13. How can you live a high life if you do not wear high heels? – Sonia Rykiel
  14. In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous. – Elsa Schiaparelli
  15. Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance! ― Coco Chanel
  16. The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress. – Hubert de Givenchy
  17. Fashion you can buy, but style you possess. The key to style is learning who you are, which takes years. There’s no how-to road map to style. It’s about self-expression and, above all, attitude. – Iris Apfel
  18. You either know fashion or you don’t. – Anna Wintour
  19. My fashion is about the urban woman in the year 3000. I think about obscure, weird things and try to create a world around them. – Lady Gaga
  20. I love black because it affirms, designs, and styles. A woman in a black dress is a pencil stroke. – Yves Saint Laurent
  21. You can wear black at any time. You can wear it at any age. You may wear it for almost any occasion. – Christian Dior
  22. Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street. Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, and what is happening. – Coco Chanel
  23. Never, ever confuse what happens on a runway with fashion. A runway is a spectacle. It’s only fashion when a woman puts it on. Being well dressed hasn’t much to do with having good clothes. It’s a question of good balance and good common sense. – Oscar de la Renta
  24. When you don’t dress like everyone else, you don’t have to think like everyone else. – Iris Apfel
  25. Nothing gives the luxury of pearls. Please keep that in mind. – Diana Vreeland
  26. Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it. – Yves Saint Laurent
  27. A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view. – Sophia Loren
  28. Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you. – Ralph Lauren
  29. I wear my sort of clothes to save me the trouble of deciding which clothes to wear. –Katherine Hepburn
  30. Don’t wear what fashion designers tell you to wear. Wear what they wear. –Tina Fey
  31. The joy of dressing is an art. – John Galliano
  32. 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
  33. Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose. – Lauren Hutton
  34. Create your own style. Let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others. – Anna Wintour
  35. Florals for spring? Groundbreaking. – Miranda Priestly, The Devil Wears Prada
  36. The customer is the final filter. What survives the whole process is what people wear. I’m not interested in making clothes that end up in some dusty museum. – Marc Jacobs
  37. Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally. – Christian Louboutin
  38. She can beat me, but she cannot beat my outfit. – Rihanna
  39. Trendy is the last stage before tacky. – Karl Lagerfeld
  40. Can you please spell Gabbana? – Andrea Sachs
  41. I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful but also to reassure them, and give them confidence. – Yves Saint Laurent
  42. It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, and rendered pathetic by fashion. – Yves Saint Laurent
  43. Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak. – Rachel Zoe
  44. Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them. – Marc Jacobs
  45. Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life, so you bought some sweatpants. – Karl Lagerfeld
  46.  The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don’t wear her. – Mary Quant
  47. I want people to see the dress but focus on the woman. – Vera Wang
  48. The joy of dressing is an art. – John Galliano
  49. People tell me that I’ve saved their marriages. It costs them a fortune in shoes, but it’s cheaper than a divorce. So I’m still useful, you see. – Manolo Blahnik
  50.  In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. – Coco Chanel
  51. Fashion is like eating, you shouldn’t stick to the same menu. – Kenzo Takada
  52. Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. – Oscar Wilde
  53. Black, like white, is the best color. They both look great with added color touches like red. – Karl Lagerfeld
  54. Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed. – Elle Woods, Legally Blonde
  55. I may be a beginner at some things, but I’ve got a black belt in shopping. – Phyllis Nefler, Troop Beverly Hills
  56. I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color. – Wednesday Addams, The Addams Family 
  57. I will never be the woman with the perfect hair, who can wear white and not spill on it. – Carrie Bradshaw
  58. Remind yourself. Nobody built like you, you design yourself. – Jay Z
  59. Fashion is what you adopt when you don’t know who you are. – Quentin Crisp
  60. To achieve the nonchalance, which is absolutely necessary for a man, one article at least must not match. – Hardy Amies
  61. People always ask me what the trends are, but I’m not a believer in trends. Individuality is more important to me, to stand out and have the confidence to wear something you’re comfortable in – it just happens. I’m comfortable wearing a suit. – David Gandy
  62. Fashion is a playground up until a certain age. But then you have to find your own signature and your own style. – Nicolas Ghesquière
  63. As you age, it’s quite important to pay attention to how you look and to take steps toward ensuring that you stay happy with how you look. And grooming, whether you just use a moisturizer or go the whole hog at a salon, can make that much-needed difference. – Saif Ali Khan
  64. Style is knowing who you are, and what you want to say, and not giving a damn. – Orson Welles
  65. I don’t really believe in any fashion rules. I think fashion is a form of self-expression. I think you can wear whatever you want! – Ariana Grande
  66. Fashions fade, and style is eternal. – Yves Saint Laurent
  67. Every man should have a magnifying mirror. If you look well magnified, you are set to go – Tom Ford
  68. People will stare. Make it worth their while. – Harry Winston
  69. Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping. – Bo Derek
  70. We define a metrosexual as someone who really takes care of themselves in terms of grooming and style. There is nothing wrong with that. But I think you need to have some other values. It’s cool to incorporate some traditional values into metrosexuality. Then it becomes a good lifestyle. – Frank Vincent
  71. To be noticed without striving to be noticed is what elegance is about. – Luciano Barbera
  72. I like nice clothes, whether they’re dodgy or not. – David Beckham
  73. It’s not about the dress you wear, it’s about the life you lead in the dress. – Diana Vreeland.
  74. Fashion should be a form of escapism and not a form of imprisonment. – Alexander McQueen
  75. Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but decide what you are. – Gianni Versace
  76. Dress like you’re going to meet your worst enemy today. – Coco Chanel
  77. I certainly feel that an adult woman has a right to determine what happens to her life and her body. – Calvin Klein
  78. I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect – they are much more interesting. – Marc Jacobs
  79. In a world full of trends, I want to remain a classic. – Iman
  80. The dress must follow the body of the woman, not the body following the shape of the dress. – Hubert de Givenchy
  81. I love fashion and that’s how I express myself. – Victoria Beckham
  82. Fashion is a trend. Style lives within a person. – Oscar de le Rent
  83. Fashion is a language. Some know it, some learn it, and some never will – like an instinct. – Edith Head
  84. Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream. – Donatella Versace
  85. Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in your clothes. – Diana Vreeland
  86. You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it. – Edith Head
  87. I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity. – Diana Vreeland
  88. Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well. – Vivienne Westwood
  89. Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself. – Oscar de la Renta
  90. Style is the only thing you can’t buy. It’s not in a shopping bag, a label, or a price tag. It’s something reflected from our soul to the outside world – an emotion. – Alber Elbaz
  91. Fashion is like eating, you shouldn’t stick to the same menu. – Kenzo Takada
  92. Fashions come and go, but good health is a treasure to keep. – Ammy Virk
  93. What’s my style is not your style, and I don’t see how you can define it. It’s something that expresses who you are in your own way. – Iris Apfel
  94. Fashion is a statement of intent. It’s a projection of what you stand for. – Diane von Fürstenberg

Fashion can always tell us a great deal about someone. It’s very interesting how every individual may interpret a certain style or piece of clothing differently. We can pick up cues from what people wear and create assumptions that may or may not be true.

From the many quotes about fashion that we have come across, it is evident that many people have diverse views on this topic. While some believe in dressing to impress, others feel that true beauty comes from within.

Ultimately, fashion serves different purposes to different people; its significance lies within each individual’s perception of it.