10 Famous Fashion Quotes by Legendary Fashion Designers

Coco Chanel: "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."

Gianni Versace: "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 to live."

Yves Saint Laurent: "Over the years, I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it."

Christian Dior: "Elegance is a combination of distinction, naturalness, care, and simplicity."

Ralph Lauren: Ralph Lauren's quote emphasizes the transformative power of fashion. He sees fashion as a vehicle for creating aspirational lifestyles and fulfilling desires.

Cristóbal Balenciaga: "A couturier must be an architect for design, a sculptor for shape, a painter for color, a musician for harmony, and a philosopher for temperance."

Coco Chanel: "The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud." Chanel's quote extols the virtue of independence and originality in fashion and beyond.

Karl Lagerfeld: "One is never overdressed or underdressed with a little black dress."

Alexander McQueen: "Fashion should be a form of escapism and not a form of imprisonment."

Oscar de la Renta: "Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself."