75 Clothing Quotes And Sayings

There's no denying that the way we dress has a huge effect on our self-image. We all know someone who works hard to look good, and we all know someone who can't make it through a day without their designer gear. It's not surprising that the clothes we wear have such an impact on how we feel about ourselves. These quotes about clothing will inspire you to take better care of your body and appreciate the clothes you already own.

In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and even clothes, the discussion of fur is childish. Karl Lagerfeld
We need houses as we need clothes, architecture stimulates fashion....
We need houses as we need clothes, architecture stimulates fashion. It’s like hunger and thirst – you need them both. Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to...
Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality. Karl Lagerfeld
The woman is the most perfect doll that i have...
The woman is the most perfect doll that i have dressed with delight and admiration. Karl Lagerfeld
I want everyone to wear what they want and mix...
I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern. Karl Lagerfeld
Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very...
Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress. Karl Lagerfeld
Reinvent new combinations of what you already own. Improvise. Become...
Reinvent new combinations of what you already own. Improvise. Become more creative. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step. Karl Lagerfeld
The elegance is as physical, as moral quality that has...
The elegance is as physical, as moral quality that has nothing common with the clothing. You can see a countrywoman more elegant than one so called elegant woman. Karl Lagerfeld
If we were not impressed by job titles, suits, and jargon, we would demand that financial advisors show us their personal bank statements before they tell us what we could or should do with our own money. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If the food that one ate the night before were somehow able to be seen and identified through one’s clothes throughout the day, millions of employees would each fast ten or so days before their payday. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Some people will insult your intelligence by suddenly being nice...
Some people will insult your intelligence by suddenly being nice or nicer to you once you make it … or they think you have. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You'd be surprised how expensive it costs to look this...
You'd be surprised how expensive it costs to look this cheap. Steven Tyler
ARMOR, n. The kind of clothing worn by a man...
ARMOR, n. The kind of clothing worn by a man whose tailor is a blacksmith. Ambrose Bierce
Some victories are merely defeat wearing the wrong clothing
Some victories are merely defeat wearing the wrong clothing Kiersten White
He with the cleanest clothes isn’t necessarily the cleanest.
He with the cleanest clothes isn’t necessarily the cleanest. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Because he has finally realized that it is it and...
Because he has finally realized that it is it and not him that is loved by the woman he loves, many a man is jealous of his own car, house, wardrobe, or salary. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Never use the word “cheap”. Today everybody can look chic in inexpensive clothes (the rich buy them too). There is good clothing design on every level today. You can be the chicest thing in the world in a T-shirt and jeans – it’s up to you. Karl Lagerfeld
I don't want them to think that we dress like savages, ' she replied, with a scorn that Pocahontas might have resented; and he was struck again by the religious reverence of even the most unworldly American women for the social advantages of dress.' It's their armour, ' he thought, 'their defence against the unknown, and their defiance of it.' And he understood for the first time the earnestness with which May, who was incapable of tying a ribbon in her hair to charm him, had gone through the solemn rite of selecting and ordering her extensive wardrobe. Edith Wharton
Viktor was swinging a leather duffle and wearing a black Adidas tracksuit and his favorite brown UGG slippers with a hole in the toe." Worn and old, just like Viv, " he'd say when Frankie made fun of them, and then his wife would swat him on the arm. But Frankie knew he was just joking, because Viveka was the type of woman you wished was in a magazine just so you could stare at her violet-colored eyes and shiny black hair without being called a stalker or a freak. Lisi Harrison
It's not the appearance that makes a man, it's the...
It's not the appearance that makes a man, it's the man that makes an appearance. Anthony Liccione
Do you not know that God entrusted you with that money (all above what buys necessities for your families) to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, to help the stranger, the widow, the fatherless; and, indeed, as far as it will go, to relieve the wants of all mankind? How can you, how dare you, defraud the Lord, by applying it to any other purpose? John Wesley
To be really mediæval one should have no body. To...
To be really mediæval one should have no body. To be really modern one should have no soul. To be really Greek one should have no clothes. Oscar Wilde
When Jarod Kintz gets married, I want to wear his grandpa to the ceremony, telling everyone we're Siamese twins from the future-past. Meow. Will Advise
In the fashion industry, everything goes retro except the prices. Criss Jami
Jewelry maybe is more expensive than clothes, but clothes are more important than jewelry. Amit Kalantri
Your clothes should be as important as your skin. Amit Kalantri
The responsibility for men's behavior, indeed for civilization itself rests entirely with women here, and in how they dress and behave. Men's animalistic impulses are presumed to be overwhelming and uncontrollable. And as men are brutal, brainless savages, women must hide their bodies to avoid being assaulted. In most societies, a respectable woman, to varying degrees, is expected to cover up. If she doesn't she is inviting assault. Jenny Nordberg
Poverty has deceived many of us into believing that some people who are in that state love the food, clothes, places, and people that they do not even like. The same can be said about wealth. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Fact: I don't know of a single girl who doesn't wish the show-it-all boxer-shorts phenomenon would go away as well. Guys, we just don't want to see your underwear. Truthfully, we believe that there is a direct correlation between how much underwear you show and how much you've got upstairs, if you know what I mean. Lisa Samson
If we were rational enough to judge what we are fed based on what we are fed, those in the business of selling us hope (i.e., public speakers, presidents, priests, etc.) wouldn't wear suits. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
What is it about wearing a tuxedo or that little black dress, that makes us feel confident, beautiful, splendid, even invincible? We put on formal wear and suddenly we become extraordinary. On the days when you feel low and invisible, why not try this on for size: imagine you are wearing a fantastic tailored tuxedo or a stunning formal gown. And then proceed with your day. Vera Nazarian
The best thing you can wear is self confidence. Auliq Ice
Failure is blessing wrapped in the clothing of curse. Craig D. Lounsbrough
...[W]hen I told my dad why I was calling, he just said, 'Honey, you're so beautiful it doesn't matter what you wear.' I wondered how many dads in America were, at that very moment, giving their daughters the same useless advice mine was giving me. Melissa Kantor
Narcissism is as profitable to a model as scruffiness is to a homeless person. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
True evil is unlikely to receive an invitation from us, so it clothes itself in just enough truth to make itself look appealing and then it looks to unpeel us. Craig D. Lounsbrough
Beautiful storms dressed in women's clothing. Jenim Dibie
Parenting goes beyond providing foods, shelter, clothing, and other basic necessities. Nurturing a child to travel in the direction of positive enlightenment, is arguably the greatest thing that you could do for a child. Unknown
She said to herself: 'Is not the gown the natural raiment of extremity? What nation, what religion, what ghost, what dream has not worn it–infants, angels, priests, the dead; why–should not the doctor, in the grave dilemma of his alchemy, wear his dress?' She thought: 'He dresses to lie beside himself, who is so constructed that love, for him, can be only something special; in a room that giving back evidence of his occupancy, is as mauled as the last agony. Djuna Barnes
It's not the tailor that makes the man. Romanian Proverb
The wheel… is an extension of the foot. The book… is an extension of the eye… Clothing, an extension of the skin… Electric circuitry, an extension of the central nervous system. Marshall McLuhan
It shows damn near everything. I's been hiding my breasts for so long, I half forgot I had 'em. Erin Bowman
High heels are a short (theist) woman's (subconscious) way of telling God to go to hell … in public. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
What to wear: An employee chooses. How to dress: His employer chose. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The way you dress is how you greet the sun and other stars. Kamand Kojouri
Clothing doesn't really change a man. But it changes how others react to him. Brandon Sanderson
Animal are more modern because they don't wear anything...! ! ! M.Rehan Behleem
There were details like clothing, hair styles and the fragile objects that hardly ever survive for the archaeologist–musical instruments, bows and arrows, and body ornaments depicted as they were worn. … No amounts of stone and bone could yield the kinds of information that the paintings gave so freely. Mary Leakey
Gone are the days when girls used to cook like their mothers and boys used to dress like their fathers. Now girls drink like their fathers and boys dress like their mothers. Habeeb Akande
The body is a clothing that suits us for life. (Le corps est un habit - Qui nous va à vie.) Charles De Leusse
You look.. amazing! " And I have to say, I agree. I'm wearing all black - but expensive black. The kind of deep, soft black that you fall into. A simple sleeveless dress from Whistles, the highest of Jimmy Choos, a pair of stunning uncut amethyst earrings. And please don't ask how much it all cost, because that's irrelevant. This is investment shopping. The biggest investment of my life. I haven't eaten anything all day so I'm nice and thin and for once my hair has fallen perfectly into shape. I look.. well, I've never looked better in my life. But of course, looks are only part of the package, aren't they? . Sophie Kinsella
There are no good tights, It´s all such a rare sight... Gently, I put one in. Holes are within! They´re only good for a fight. Ana Claudia Antunes
The childish and savage taste of men and women for new patterns keeps how many shaking and squinting through kaleidoscopes that they may discover the particular figure which this generation requires to-day. The manufacturers have learned that this taste is merely whimsical. Of two patterns which differ only by a few threads more or less of a particular color, the one will be sold readily, the other lie on the shelf, though it frequently happens that after the lapse of a season the latter becomes the most fashionable. Comparatively, tattooing is not the hideous custom which it is called. It is not barbarous merely because the printing is skin-deep and unalterable. Henry David Thoreau
Even the simplest things had a glorious pointlessness to them. When buttons came in, about 1650, people couldn't get enough of them and arrayed them in decorative profusion on the backs and collars and sleeves of coats, where they didn't actually do anything. One relic of this is the short row of pointless buttons that are still placed on the underside of jacket sleeves near the cuff. These have been purely decorative and have never had a purpose, yet 350 years later on we continue to attach them as if they are the most earnest necessity. . Bill Bryson
Crime isn't pretty, only fashionably dressed. S.W. Frank
Expensive clothing is a poor man’s attempt to appear prosperous. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
As you know, the business is cyclic with styles. It's no different from clothing styles. Juice Newton
I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. Alan Hovhaness
Clothing has been called intimate architecture. We want to go beyond that. Issey Miyake
I absorbed as many Impressionist paintings as I could, in Parisian museums and in many museums in the United States and in books, looking for clues to architecture, clothing, settings. Susan Vreeland
What do you actually need? Food, clothing and shelter. Everything else is entertainment. Aloe Blacc
We can no more do without spirituality than we can do without food, shelter, or clothing. Ernest Holmes
My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change. William Banting
They say that the best furniture and clothing design from the '50s and '60s is Scandinavian or Milanese. Christian Lacroix
I gravitated towards the field of clothing design, partly because it is a creative format that is modern and optimistic. Issey Miyake
At 13, I was wearing plain t-shirts. Then I used to steal my mom's clothing. She had all these crushed-velvet shirts with French-cut sleeves. And, like, seersucker bell-bottoms. Johnny Depp
My mom and I had a kids' clothing store called Smooch for six years, and I did all the buying before I even had kids. Kourtney Kardashian
I think Led Zeppelin must have worn some of the most peculiar clothing that men had ever been seen to wear without cracking a smile. Robert Plant
With clothing being designed that allows you to be hugged virtually, video conferencing becoming ever sharper, and our social and romantic lives increasingly taking place online, the gap between the physical and the virtual is getting ever smaller. Noreena Hertz
Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future. Dee Hock
It's very important to have the right clothing to exercise in. If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it's not inspiring for your workout. Cheryl Tiegs
No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to. Frank Zappa
It is extremely important to me that the social and environmental issues associated with the production of fashion clothing are addressed. Bonnie Wright
The finest clothing made is a person's own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this. Mark Twain