When it comes to fashion tips, there are a few different categories that come to mind: outfit ideas, designers to shop, the season's trends, and so forth. But if you scratch a bit more below the surface there's a certain type of tip that can only be given by a very special person; the kind of person who looks beyond the actual piece of clothing and introspectively into how it can transform you (or how you can transform it, rather).
Yes, friends, we're talking about self-confidence! And who better to turn to for advice on how to embody it than Oprah? Since her television show debuted in the mid-1980s Oprah Winfrey has showcased the benefits of loving yourself and how that can translate to the way we dress. Whether it's embracing your curves (or lack of them) or ditching the worry of what others think, there are a myriad of lessons to take away from what she's said and will say in the years to come.
Scroll down to read eight Oprah Winfrey quotes on how to live your best most stylish life.
"I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself."
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"Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth."
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"What matters is how you feel on the inside because feeling beautiful on the inside is key to looking good."
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“Gone, for me, are the days of wanting to be thin to fit into anything other than my best body and best life.”
"Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgment of others."
"It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures."
"Holding your head up high, with poise and self-confidence, is probably the number one quality that women say leads to feeling and looking beautiful at any age."
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"This is the body you've been given; love what you've got."
Now that you're feeling inspired head over to shop Oprah Winfrey's $90 pair of sneakers.