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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Clothes:

A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to want to take it off you.
~ Françoise Sagan.

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
~ James H. Boren.

Clothes are never a frivolity: they always mean something.
~ James Laver.

Clothes can suggest, persuade, connote, insinuate, or indeed lie, and apply subtle pressure while their wearer is speaking frankly and straightforwardly of other matters.
~ Anne Hollander.

A good sermon should be like a woman's skirt: short enough to arouse interest but long enough to cover the essentials.
~ Ronald Knox.

A man cannot dress, but his ideas get cloath'd at the same time.
~ Laurence Sterne.

Every uniform corrupts one's character.
~ Max Frisch.

Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.
~ Edna Woolman Chase.

A man hasn't got a corner on virtue just because his shoes are shined.
~ Anne Petry.

A part of this strangeness of dress is that it links the biological body to the social being, and public to private.
~ Elizabeth Wilson.

I like to buy clothes that are two sizes too small and then take them in a little.
~ Dolly Parton.

I love America, and I love American women. But there is one thing that deeply shocks me - American closets. I cannot believe one can dress well when you have so much.
~ Andrée Putman.

A skirt is no obstacle to extemporaneous sex, but it is physically impossible to make love to a girl while she is wearing trousers.
~ Helen Lawrenson.

Adornment is never anything except a reflection of the heart.
~ Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel.

After all there is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world.
~ Douglas William Jerrold.

Our clothes are too much a part of us for most of us ever to be entirely indifferent to their condition: it is as though the fabric were indeed a natural extension of the body, or even of the soul.
~ Quentin Bell.

People seldom notice old clothes if you wear a big smile.
~ Lee Mildon.

All dress is fancy dress, is it not, except our natural skins?
~ George Bernard Shaw.

As long as there are cold and nakedness in the land around you, so long can there be no question at all but that splendor of dress is a crime.
~ John Ruskin.

Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul.
~ Mark Twain.

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