90s supermodel Linda Evangelista, All Over Press.

90s supermodel Linda Evangelista, All Over Press.


Get some wordy inspiration direct from the source, as we count down the ten best quotes from our favourite fashion insiders of all time.

Alexander Wang, All Over Press.

10. “Anyone can get dressed up and be glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.”
Alexander Wang

Karl Lagerfeld, All Over Press.

9. “Never use the word ‘cheap’. Today everybody can look chic in inexpensive clothes (the rich buy them too). There is good clothing design on every level today. You can be the chicest thing in the world in a t-shirt and jeans – it’s up to you.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Anna Wintour, All Over Press.

8. “If you can’t be better than your competition, just dress better.” 
Anna Wintour

Yves Saint Laurent, All Over Press.

7. "I wish I had invented blue jeans... They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes."
Yves Saint Laurent

Tom Ford, All Over Press.

6. "When I come home I actually take off all my clothes, and I wear no clothes until I leave. I eat naked. I do everything completely naked."
Tom Ford

Diana Vreeland, Getty Images.

5. “A little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika. We all need a splash of bad taste – it’s hearty, it’s healthy, it’s physical. I think we could use more of it. No taste is what I’m against.”
Diana Vreeland

Marc Jacobs, All Over Press.

4. "Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them."
Marc Jacobs

Sonia Rykiel, All Over Press.

3. “How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels?”
Sonia Rykiel

Linda Evangelista, All Over Press.

2. "We don't wake up for less than $10,000 a day."
Linda Evangelista

Oscar Wilde, All Over Press.

1. “Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.”
Oscar Wilde

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