65 Dress Quotes On Success In Life

These dress quotes will inspire you. A dress (also known as a frock or a gown) is a garment traditionally worn by women or girls consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice (or a matching bodice giving the effect of a one-piece garment).

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging dress quotes, dress sayings, and dress proverbs.

Best Dress Quotes

  1. “A dress should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to prove you’re a lady.” ~ Edith Head
  2. “Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.” ~ Yves Saint Laurent
  3. “You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.” ~ Edith Head
  4. “Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.” ~ Epictetus

  5. “A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.” ~ Christian Dior
  6. “Decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.” ~ Gianni Versace
  7. “A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.” ~ Sophia Loren
  8. “I like to play dress up, I’m in love with fashion.” ~ Fantasia Barrino

  9. “Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” ~ Alexander Wang
  10. “The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.” ~ Hubert de Givenchy
  11. “Don’t dress to kill, dress to survive.” ~ Karl Lagerfeld
  12. “No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.” ~ Regina Brett

  13. “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” ~ Coco Chanel , Fashion dress quotes
  14. “I want people to see the dress, but focus on the woman.” ~ Vera Wang
  15. “Some women hold up dresses that are so ugly and they always say the same thing: ‘This looks much better on.’ On what? On fire?” ~ Rita Rudner
  16. “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” ~ Coco Chanel
  17. “I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.” ~ Marlene Dietrich

  18. “I love flowy hippie dresses.” ~ Joy Bryant
  19. “Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.” ~ Elsa Schiaparelli
  20. “I liked wearing the ’50s wardrobe. It was hard in the beginning. The first shows I wore regular young girl dresses. Then a little later I got to wear the poodle skirts and such.” ~ Erin Moran
  21. “I think dress, hairstyle and make-up are the crucial factors in projecting an attractive persona and give one the chance to enhance one’s best physical features.” ~ Vivienne Westwood
  22. “A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to take it off of you.” ~ Francoise Sagan

  23. “The more you’ll dress up the more fun you’ll have.” ~ Brian Molko
  24. “I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes.” ~ Yves Saint Laurent
  25. “Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.” ~ Coco Chanel
  26. “For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  27. “I have a dress-up chest at home. I love to create this fantasy kind of thing.” ~ Kate Moss

  28. “I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.” ~ Whitney Houston
  29. “It’s for all the women who embrace my aesthetic, but can’t afford a Vera Wang dress. If women can get anything out of it – a little bit of me or a lot of me, that’s what’s important.” ~ Vera Wang
  30. “Language is the dress of thought.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  31. “All women’s dresses, in every age and country, are merely variations on the eternal struggle between the admitted desire to dress and the unadmitted desire to undress.” ~ Lin Yutang
  32. “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” ~ Coco Chanel

  33. “Dressing well is a form of good manners.” ~ Tom Ford
  34. “I dress for women and I undress for men.” ~ Angie Dickinson
  35. “That is the key of this collection, being yourself. Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.” ~ Gianni Versace
  36. “I’ve been designing since I was 8. I started sketching dresses I could wear when skating. I was always involved in all aspects of skating, not just the technique, the choreography, the music, but the visual aspects, too – what I should wear.” ~ Vera Wang
  37. “I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes.” ~ Anthony Trollope

  38. “You can say what you like about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.” ~ Mae West
  39. “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only.” ~ Coco Chanel
  40. “I wear everything from hip-hop baggy pants to beautiful Armani dresses. I also like to mix vintage clothing with designer pieces.” ~ Julia Stiles
  41. “You dress elegant women. You dress sophisticated women. I dress sluts.” ~ Gianni Versace
  42. “You know when you find a great dress, you’ve gotta hold on to it.” ~ Rachel McAdams

  43. “The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, at the same time he knows he must not neglect it.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  44. “An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome.” ~ William Manchester
  45. “Take opera for example – to go to the opera you have to dress up in a tuxedo and pay lots of money.” ~ Wim Wenders
  46. “The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.” ~ E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

  47. “I don’t always wear underwear. When I’m in the heat, especially, I can’t wear it. Like, if I’m wearing a flower dress, why do I have to wear underwear?” ~ Naomi Campbell
  48. “There’s no way I set out to be a certain kind of symbol – the way I dress is the way I am, the way I live my life.” ~ Pamela Anderson
  49. “I don’t think that people should wear dresses two sizes too small. I just think that sexiness is better left to the imagination. It’s just more tasteful.” ~ Rachel Zoe
  50. “I love color and I love to dress like a woman.” ~ Lisa Guerrero

  51. “If I want to wear a dress, I’ll wear a dress.” ~ Dennis Rodman
  52. “Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.” ~ Jane Austen
  53. “He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.” ~ Walter Benjamin
  54. “Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.” ~ Prince Charles
  55. “Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are.” ~ Gianni Versace

  56. “The prettiest dresses are worn to be taken off.” ~ Jean Cocteau
  57. “Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.” ~ William Hazlitt
  58. “I feel very strongly about dresses on every level – a dress feels like underpinning.” ~ Donna Karan
  59. “If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film.” ~ Vin Diesel
  60. “I dress up a certain way because I respect the music.” ~ Wynton Marsalis

  61. “Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.” ~ Mark Twain
  62. “I can honestly say, all the bad things that ever happened to me were directly, directly attributed to drugs and alcohol. I mean, I would never urinate at the Alamo at nine o’clock in the morning dressed in a woman’s evening dress sober.” ~ Ozzy Osbourne
  63. “Caviar is to dining what a sable coat is to a girl in evening dress.” ~ Ludwig Bemelmans

  64. “Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  65. “Adolescence isn’t just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.” ~ Jena Malone

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