When in doubt, wear red.

William Ralph Blass, known as Bill Blass, American fashion designer (1922-2002)

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I want people to see the dress.  But focus on the woman.

Vera Ellen Wang, American fashion designer; founder of namesake brand Vera Wang, known for bridal gowns (1949-present)

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Fashion is like eating.  You shouldn’t stick with the same menu.

Kenzō Takada, Japanese-French fashion designer; founder of Kenzo; acting Honorary President of the Asian Couture Federation (1939-present)

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I don’t approach fashion.  Fashion approaches me.

The Honourable Daphne Diana Joan Susanna Guinness, British-Irish fashion designer, art collector, model, musician, film producer, actor; direct descendant of 18th century Irish brewer Arthur Guinness (1967-present)

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The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vidal Sassoon, CBE, British-American hairstylist, businessman, philanthropist; noted for re-popularizing the Bob cut (1928-2012)

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Pure, intense emotions.  It’s not about design.  It’s about feelings.

Alber Elbaz, Morrocan-Israeli fashion designer; worked for the Paris fashion house Lanvin from 2001 to 2015 (1961-present)

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I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.

Josephine Esther Mentzer, commonly known as Estée Lauder, American businesswoman; cofounder of eponymous cosmetics company; only woman on Time Magazine’s 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses of the 20th century (1908-2004)

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Fashion can be bought.  Style one must possess.

Edna Woolman Chase, American editor-in-chief of Vogue from 1914-1952 (1877-1957)

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I don’t do fashion.  I am fashion.

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, professionally known as Coco Chanel, French fashion designer, businesswoman; founder and namesake of Chanel (1883-1971)

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Always dress like you’re going to see you’re worst enemy.

Kimora Lee Leissner, also known as Kimora Lee Simmons, American fashion model, fashion designer (1975-present)

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