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?


  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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