"Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months."
"Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new. "
Henry David Thoreau
"Fashion is something that goes in one year and out the other. "
"There's never a new fashion but it's old. "
"Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be. "
Michel de Montaigne
"For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned. "
"Never despise fashion. It's what we have instead of God. "
"Fashions are the only induced epidemics, proving that epidemics can be induced by tradesmen. "
George Bernard Shaw
"Nudists have no fashion sense. "
"Fashion changes, style remains. "
Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel
"I am not an American who "will cut the cloth of my conscience to fit this year's fashions."
"Fashion is for people who don't know who they really are. "
"Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess. "
Edna Woolman Chase
"Fashion, which elevates the bad to the level of the good, subsequently turns its back on bad and good alike."
"If you are not in fashion, you are nobody."
"Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time."
"Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity."
Charles Caleb Colton
"The fashion wears out more apparel than the man."
"It is new fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions."