July 31, 2013
Clothes Make the Man...
"Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams."
"Being perfectly well-dressed gives one a tranquility that no religion can bestow."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Andrew R. Wright
"The style of studied nonchalance is the psychological triumph of grace over order."
G. Bruce Boyer
"Anything worth doing is worth overdoing."
- Mick Jagger
"I can go all over the world with just three outfits: a blue blazer and gray flannel pants, a gray flannel suit, and black tie."
"Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not."
"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten all about them."
"Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new."
Henry David Thoreau
"White collar conservative flashin down the street, pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume my kind will drop and die, but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high."
- Jimi Hendrix
Edward Kinsella III
"There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit."
"If people turn to look at you on the street, you are not well dressed, but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable."
"Don't judge the picture by the frame, every man is not the same."
Elton John, Understanding Women
"Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea."
"Photo shoot fresh, looking like wealth
I'm 'bout to call the paparazzi on myself."
Jay Z, Otis
"Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent."
"I can't help being a gorgeous fiend. It's just the card I drew."
The Vampire Lestat, Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned
"Style is the perfection of a point of view."
"He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave."
Logan Pearsall Smith
"Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance."
Henry Ward Beecher
Kinuko Y. Craft
"Know first who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly."
"Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that."
"You call yourself what you want to call yourself."
"It's all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back."
"The boor covers himself, the rich man or the fool adorns himself, and the elegant man gets dressed."
HonorÃ© de Balzac
Maria Corte Maidagan
"I'm not trying to be sexy. It's just my way of expressing myself when I move around."
"I re-invented my image so many times that I'm in denial that I was originally an overweight Korean woman."
- David Bowie
"I'm like old shoes. I've never been hip. I think the reason I'm still here is that I was never enough in fashion that I had to be replaced by something new."
"All I can do is be me, whoever that is."
"To attain style in dress, you must look perfectly happy and relaxed in your clothes which must appear part of you rather than a wardrobe you have just donned."
"Fashion changes, but style endures."
"Do the clothes suit you? Do the clothes suit the occasion? Do the clothes suit each other?"
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Andrew R. Wright
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