If you are a sucker for fashion quotes, especially when they refer to your clothing or dresses, you’re not alone. They provide us with fashion inspiration, different perspectives, and drift your inner thoughts. The fashion industry is constantly improving and increasing and there are new trends created every day and everywhere in the world. Inspiration is very important when you are someone who loves fashion and dressing. 

You can use these quotes as a caption for your Instagram or Facebook posts when you are posting an important fashion update on your profile or you can just read them as an inspiration for your next styling session. Looking for some knacky dress quotes for your next Instagram post or are you in a mood to have some sassy reads? Read on to discover some terrific dress quotes from some of the extraordinary people and fashion icons! 

45 Fashion Quotes About Dresses And From Fashion Icons

“I like my money where I can see – hanging in my closet.” 

~Carie Bradshaw 

“I like being a woman, even in man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear pants”

~Whitney Houston 

“I adore woman, and the one thing I want to do more than anything is to see a transformation of my personality when someone puts on one of my dresses” 

~Alber Elbaz

“Playing dress-up starts at age five and never truly ends” 

~Kate Spade

“Every woman needs a little black dress” 


“One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a little black dress”

~Karl Lagerfeld 

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“She can beat me, but she cannot beat my outfit” 



“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak” 

~Rachel Zoe

“Always dress like you’re going to see your worst enemy” 

~Kimora Lee

“Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them” 

~Marc Jacobs 

“Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves, of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys, they’d just walk around naked at all times.” 

~Betsey Johnson

“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.” 

~Miuccia Prada

Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.” 

~Yves Saint Laurent

“It’s easier to be careful in dresses. You have to be or you end up flashing your underclothes or destroying the beautiful fabric. Dresses force you to be on guard.” 

~Dia Reeves

“Every girl should have at least two things, fun and fashion.” 

~Amit Kalantri

The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.” 

~Hubert de Givenchy 

“Dress like you’re embracing life, not hiding from it” 

~Peter Morrissey

“No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up” 

~Regina Brett

“A great dress can make you remember what is beautiful about life” 

~Rachel Roy

Rachel Roy
Rachel Roy

Clothes are like a good meal, a good movie, great pieces of music.” 

~Micheal Kors

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live”

~Gianni Versace

“In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous” 

~Elsa Schiaparelli

“Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality” 

~Shawn Ashmore

“Dresses, I find, are impractical in social situations, but I enjoy wearing them a great deal on stage.” 

~Brian Molko

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“I’m just a normal person. It’s not like I come home and think about opera. My thoughts are about completely other things. Shoes! Dresses! Expensive ones: with a pretty silhouette, beautiful fabrics.” 

~Anna Netrebko

Anna Netrebko
Anna Netrebko

“Dresses that are truly beautiful are never unfashionable” 

~Elsa Schiaparelli

“My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way” 

~Henny Youngman

“Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul”

~Mark Twain

“You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it” 

~Edith Head

“Clothes are never a frivolity, they always mean something” 


“Don’t dress to impress. Just be the best unlike the rest” 

~Ozzie Ooh

“Designers want me to dress like spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.” 

~Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe

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“Dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” 

~Coco Chanel

“The most important thing to remember is that you can wear all the greatest clothes and all the greatest shoes, but you’ve got to have a good spirit on the inside. That’s what’s really going to make you look like you’re ready to rock the world.” 

~Alicia Keys

“Create your own style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” 

~Anna Wintour

“I don’t consider my own clothing to be outrageous… the truth is that people just don’t have the same references that I do. To me, it’s very beautiful and it’s art, and to them, it’s outrageous and crazy.” 

~Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga

“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.” 

~Miuccia Prada

“There’s something about wedding dresses that turn you into Cinderella a little.” 

~Jedediah Bila

“Dress like you are going to meet your worst enemy today” 

~Coco Chanel

“I will never be the woman with perfect hair, who can wear white and not spill on it.” 

~Carrie Bradshaw

“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” 

~Orson Welles

“The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don’t wear her.” 

~Mary Quant

“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, what is happening.” 

~Coco Chanel

Nothing gives the luxury of pearls. Please keep that in mind.” 

~Diana Vreeland

“Don’t wear what fashion designers tell you to wear. Wear what they wear.” 

~Tina Fey

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