The world of fashion is filled with such interesting characters that half the time, we can’t decide if we’re more enthralled by their clothes or their personalities. Luckily for the rest of the world, these characters also tend to be quite outspoken—and we all stand to benefit from their tokens of wisdom.
Whether it’s Karl Lagerfeld talking about the naked elegance a woman should possess to pull off certain styles, or Grace Coddington encouraging you to always keep your eyes open because inspiration can be found any and everywhere, fashion’s most influential names have given the world much more than fabulous designs to wear. Their brains are minefields of intuition, vision, and wisdom that can help us all enrich our lives just a little more.
In honor of these delightful minds, we came up with 35 of the most inspiring quotes from fashion’s brightest luminaries. Keep scrolling to read them all, and be sure to share on Pinterest and with all your friends!