Best 101 Style Quotes Ever

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I’m a huge fan of fashion and beauty quotes. If I could, I would read them all day long.

I’ve spent a long time compiling 101 of my favorite style quotes. Enjoy!

Beauty Quotes

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1. “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” -Audrey Hepburn [tweet it]

2. “There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.” -Edgar Allan Poe [tweet it]

3. “Unique and different is the next generation of beautiful.” -Taylor Swift [tweet it]

4. “The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.” -Yves Saint Laurent [tweet it]

5. “Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.” -Markus Zusak [tweet it]

6. “All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren’t.” -Marilyn Monroe [tweet it]

7. “Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” -Anne Frank [tweet it]

8. “What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” -Scott Westerfeld [tweet it]

9. “Beauty has a lot to do with character.” -Kevyn Aucoin [tweet it]

10. “Beauty to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That or a kick-ass red lipstick.” -Gwyneth Paltrow [tweet it]

11. “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.” -Dorothy Parker [tweet it]

12. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” -Confucius [tweet it]

13. “Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.” -Oscar Wilde [tweet it]

14. “Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.” -H.G. Wells [tweet it]

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15. “Beauty is self-confidence applied directly to the face.” -Author unknown [tweet it]

16. “Live your eyeliner, breathe your lipstick, and kill for each other.” -Lady Gaga [tweet it]

17. “Exuberance is beauty.” -William Blake [tweet it]

18. “Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.” -Ivana Trump [tweet it]

19. “The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.” -Calvin Klein [tweet it]

20. “Believe me, if I looked good, it’s not an accident.” -Nora Ephron [tweet it]

21. “Spend less time in the mirror and more times feeling wonderful.” -Frederic Fekkai [tweet it]

22. “The ideal of beauty is simplicity and tranquility.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe [tweet it]

23. “Treat your makeup like jewelry for the face. Play with color, shapes, structure- it can transform you.” -Francois Nars [tweet it]

24. “Men are just jealous because they can’t wear makeup.” -Carolyn Murphy [tweet it]

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25.  “People will stare. Make it worth their while.” -Harry Winston [tweet it]

26. “I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.” -Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games) [tweet it]

27. “I don’t like plain nails. I get sad.” -Zooey Deschanel [tweet it]

28. “I’m not ugly but my beauty is a total creation.” -Tyra Banks [tweet it]

29. “A smile is best makeup any girl can wear.” -Author unknown [tweet it]

30. “Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn’t mean it does not exist.” -Margaret Cho [tweet it]

31. “What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” – Scott Westerfeld [tweet it]

32. “I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick.” -Audrey Hepburn [tweet it]

33. “While bangs don’t look good on everyone… confidence does.” -Lauren Conrad [tweet it]

34. “Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” – Rosalind Russell [tweet it]

35. “Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” -Sophia Loren [tweet it]

36. “Flawed, we’re truly interesting, truly memorable, and yes, truly beautiful.” -Justina Chen [tweet it]

37. “Happy girls are the prettiest” -Audrey Hepburn [tweet it]

38. “When I lay my head on the pillow at night I can say I was a decent person today. That’s when I feel beautiful.” -Drew Barrymore [tweet it]

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39.  “Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.” -Author unknown [tweet it]

40. “You can be gorgeous at thirty, charmimg at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life.” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

41. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson [tweet it]

42. “A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul” -Karl Lagerfeld [tweet it]

43. “I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point.” -Susan Sarandon [tweet it]

44. “I don’t take good pictures ’cause I have the kind of beauty that moves.” -Ani DiFranco [tweet it]

45. “I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect- they are much more interesting.” -Marc Jacobs [tweet it]

46. “The best color in the whole world, is the one that looks good, on you!” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

47. “An ugly personality destroys a pretty face.” -Author unknown [tweet it]

48. “Imperfection is beauty; madness is genius; and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” -Marilyn Monroe [tweet it]

49. “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” -Elizabeth Taylor [tweet it]

50. “I don’t like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness.” -Karl Lagerfeld [tweet it]

Fashion Quotes

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51.  “A women with good shoes is never ugly.” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

52. “The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.”- Diana Vreeland [tweet it]

53. “When in doubt, wear red.” -Bill Blass [tweet it]

54. “One is never over- or underdressed with a little black dress.” -Karl Lagerfeld [tweet it]

55. “Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.” -Yves Saint Laurent [tweet it]

56. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” -Leonardo Da Vinci [tweet it]

57. “Fashion is very important.  It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.” -Vivienne Westwood [tweet it]

58. “The woman is the most perfect doll that i have dressed with delight and admiration.” -Karl Lagerfeld [tweet it]

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59. “I want to die with my blue jeans on.” -Andy Warhol [tweet it]

60. “Fashions fade, style is eternal.” -Yves Saint Laurent [tweet it]

61. “One should either be a work of art or wear a work of art.” -Oscar Wilde [tweet it]

62. “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

63. “Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.” -Jean Cocteau [tweet it]

64. “Women should look like women. A piece of cardboard has no sexuality.” -Alexander McQueen [tweet it]

65. “Design is a constant challenge to balance comfort with luxe, the practical with the desirable.” -Donna Karan [tweet it]

66. “Fashion changes, but style endures.” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

67. “You can’t be melancholy in fashion because people don’t respond to it.” -Isaac Mizrahi [tweet it]

68. “Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it’s how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” -Alexander Wang [tweet it]

69. “If I’m going dancing, then I wear the highest heels with the shortest dress.” -Kate Moss [tweet it]

70. “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” -Katharine Hepburn [tweet it]

71. “Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.” -Kate Spade [tweet it]

72. “Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.” -Christian Louboutin [tweet it]

73. “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” -Marilyn Monroe [tweet it]

74. “Fashion is defined by what later becomes out of fashion.” -Yves Saint Laurent [tweet it]

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75. “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

76. “I like my money right where I can see it…hanging in my closet.” -Carrie Bradshaw [tweet it]

77. “I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

78. “Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose.” -Lauren Hutton [tweet it]

79. “Women always try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones who look best are often a bit wilder.” -Miuccia Prada [tweet it]

80. “Fashion fades, style is eternal.” -Yves Saint Laurent [tweet it]

81. “It’s better to have fewer things of quality than too much expendable junk.” -Rachel Zoe [tweet it]

82. “In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous.” -Elsa Schiaparelli [tweet it]

83. “You only live once – you may as well be amusing.” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

84. “Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.”  -Sophia Loren [tweet it]

85. “Shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.” -Tammy Faye Baker [tweet it]

86. “Isn’t elegance forgetting what one is wearing?” -Yves Saint Laurent [tweet it]

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87. “Style comes in all shapes and sizes. Therefore, the bigger you are, the more style you have.” -Miss Piggy [tweet it]

88. “Clothes Make the Man. Naked people have little to no influence on society.” -Mark Twain [tweet it]

89. “I can’t concentrate in flats!” -Victoria Beckham [tweet it]

90. “Women should look like women. A piece of cardboard has no sexuality.” -Alexander McQueen [tweet it]

91. “So soon as a fashion is Universal, it is out of date.” -Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach [tweet it]

92. “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” -Rachel Zoe [tweet it]

93. “Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping.” -Bo Derek [tweet it]

94. “Fashion has two purposes: comfort and love. Beauty comes when fashion succeeds.” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

95. “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” -Coco Chanel [tweet it]

96. “I’m not addicted to drugs, I’m addicted to glamour.” -James St James [tweet it]

97. “You cannot fake chic but you can be chic and fake fur.” -Karl Lagerfeld [tweet it]

98. “Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.” -Audrey Hepburn [tweet it]

99.“On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.” -Thomas Jefferson [tweet it]

100. “Fashion designers are dictators of taste.” -Karl Lagerfeld [tweet it]

101. “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” -Orson Welles [tweet it]

Which style quote is your favorite or do you know one that should have been added to the list?

2 Comments

  1. Oh wow! This list has made me want to
    a. get my hair done
    b. go shopping
    c. wear some killer red lipstick!
    I also LOVE “Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.” Right, off to go and do some grooming!

  2. I like #12 “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” Take the time to see it, even muse upon it. Beauty is personal. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

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