8 Tips to Feel Good in Your Clothes From Earth Angel, Oprah

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.”


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"Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgment of others."


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"It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures."


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"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."

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Nicole Kliest
Freelance Contributor

Nicole Kliest is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City who focuses on fashion, travel, food, wine, and pretty much anything else that's amusing to write about. After graduating from Pepperdine University with a bachelor's in journalism and creative writing, she started her career back in 2010 as Who What Wear's photo editor and throughout the last decade has contributed to publications including Fashionista, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, The Zoe Report, PopSugar, Fodor's Travel, and several others. She also copywrites and has worked with clients such as Frame, Sea, 3x1, Intelligentsia, and others to develop brand voices through storytelling and creative marketing. She's very passionate about the ways we can improve our sustainability efforts in the fashion industry as well as cultivating content that's diverse and inclusive of all people. When she's not checking out the latest restaurant opening in her West Village neighborhood or riding her bicycle along the West Side Highway, she can be found scheming her next trip somewhere around the world. (Up next is Vienna.)