While looking at images of the world’s most impeccably dressed women is certainly the express lane to fashion inspiration, style is sometimes as much about intellectualization as it is about aesthetic appeal. A witty quip about one’s wardrobe or a pithy statement about shoes can go a long way—especially if it was uttered by a fashion visionary like Coco Chanel. Bearing this in mind, we’ve rounded up the best bon mots your favorite style icons have shared over the years, so read and get ready for some serious inspiration.
Scroll down to read the 49 most inspiring fashion quotes of all time; then pass 'em on to your friends.
Do you have a favorite from the list above? Or is there a poignant fashion quote we’ve missed? Tell us below in the comments.
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