"Don't be afraid to express yourself through fashion!"
- Chanel Iman
"I'm not interested in clothes that just convey a certain look or fashion. Clothes for me have always been a form of self-expression."
- Phoebe Philo
"Fashion is about good energy. It's about feelings. That's what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings."
- Adriana Lima
"Amidst globalization, trends are becoming worldwide, so it's important to take a unique approach to what fashion has to offer. Be yourself in the middle of it all; fashion shouldn't be 'try hard.' "
- Carine Roitfeld
"I still appreciate individuality. Style is much more interesting than fashion, really."
- Marc Jacobs
"Fashion fosters cliches of beauty, but I want to tear them apart."
- Miuccia Prada
"You know I have a show to run here, you know? And it must pop, Pop, POP! It must be green, okay?!"
- DJ Ruby Rhod, The Fifth Element
"Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth. This is a serious mistake: human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony."
- Paulo Coelho
"They know they're going to look beautiful, and I don't think women should look like costumes. They shouldn't look like fashion victims."
- Ralph Lauren
"I always loved advertising. If I hadn't been in fashion, I'd have been in advertising."
- Karl Lagerfeld
"A human being is a being who is constantly 'under construction,' but also, in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction."
- Jose Saramago
"What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts go so fast. Fashion is instant language. "
- Miuccia Prada
"The hardest thing in fashion is not to be known for a logo, but to be known for a silhouette."
- Giambattista Valli
"The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years."
- Audrey Hepburn
"I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man."
- William Shakespeare
"I am especially grateful that I have been able to keep my own style over the decades, in spite of the many changes that have taken place in the world of fashion and in its business."
- Valentino Garavani
"Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream."
- Donatella Versace
"I don't know exactly what is my impact, but I can say I am doing fashion my own way."
- Jean Paul Gaultier
"I'm into fashion because it contains the mood of the day, of the moment - like music, literature, and art. "
- Zaha Hadid
"If you look back in history of the women who are most memorable and most stylish, they were never the followers of fashion. They were the ones who were unique in their style, breakers of the rules. They were authentic, genuine, original. They were not following the trends."
- Nina Garcia
"The concept of commercialism in the fashion and art world is looked down upon. You know, just to think, 'What amount of creativity does it take to make something that masses of people like?' And, 'How does creativity apply across the board?'"
- Kanye West
"I love fashion and there is no easier way to express yourself than through the clothes you wear."