"What people say isn't going to stop me. I have to do things for myself."
Kate Moss

"I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning."
Andy Warhol

"I just like to keep working and being able to pay my bills."
Emma Stone

"If you're presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything."
Katy Perry

"Taking sartorial risks and not following other people is what makes you stand out."
Zac Posen

"I don't understand capri pants. They seem like neither here nor there."
Jesse Eisenberg

"I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men."
Marlene Dietrich

"The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more."
Kin Hubbard

"Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance."
Baltasar Gracian

"Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out."
Iris Murdoch

"Doing collections, doing fashion is like a non-stop dialogue."
Karl Lagerfeld

"This idea of collaborating with designers - that's something I can identify with."
Rei Kawakubo

"Elegance is elimination."
Cristobal Balenciaga

"I am always attracted to the moments when a person who is associated with a certain message, image or sensibility evolves. I am very interested in how audiences respond to that maturation and absorb the evolution."
Raf Simons

"I have fun with my clothes onstage; it's not a concert you're seeing, it's a fashion show."
Freddie Mercury

"I want to make clothes that are beautiful of course, but also clothes that are interesting and considered and intelligent and not out of place."
Miuccia Prada

"Good taste doesn't exist. It is our taste. We have to be proud of it."
Franco Moschino

"Fashion is life-enhancing, and I think it's a lovely, generous thing to do for other people."
Vivienne Westwood

"I see there is a lot of behaviour in men's fashion...It's a lot about all these kind of clothes that can be easily combined with each other, and it's less...about making a fashion statement."
Raf Simons

"Men's fashion has a certain heaviness in the fabrics and construction. But also there is a heaviness in the mentality."
Hedi Slimane

"It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together."
Alexander McQueen

"If you wear clothes that don't suit you, you're a fashion victim. You have to wear clothes that make you look better."
Vivienne Westwood

"No one ever taught me, and I never had formal classes in pattern making, so I was like, Okay, I'll just drape, and I'll sew as I pin it."
Alexander Wang

"What I find most interesting in fashion is that it has to reflect our time. You have to witness your own moment."
Nicolas Ghesquiere

"The corporateness of the fashion industry tends to take away or distort the freedom of creation."
Rei Kawakubo

"I'm very scared sometimes that fashion might attack its own magic by the amount of exposure."
Raf Simons

"Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment."
Alexander McQueen

"To me, fashion is like a mirror. It's a reflection of the times. And if it doesn't reflect the times, it's not fashion. Because people aren't gonna be wearing it."
Anna Sui

"Fashion somehow, for me, is purely and happily irrational."
Hedi Slimane

"The fashion world doesn't know the word 'stop,' so you have to make sure there are sublime moments every day."
Raf Simons

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