Fashion Quotes for your styling blocks

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At least twice a week I find myself sitting cross-legged on the floor staring into the depths of my wardrobe, wondering what to put on. Amen to the girls who feel me, to those who don’t – I envy you. Seriously though, putting a look together can be quite daunting. There are style rules to keep and rules to break, trends to follow and is layering still a thing? When you’re well and truly stuck, who better to turn to than our sartorial gurus – fashion designers, editors, models and style muses. They know just what to say to get you back on your feet.

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I HAVE NOTHING TO WEAR.

“When in doubt, wear red.” – Bill Blass

“Fashion is not necessarily about the labels. It’s not about the brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.” – Ralph Lauren

“The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don’t wear her.” – Mary Quant

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SHOULD I EXPERIMENT - TULLE, TEXTURE, TREND ?

“It’s a new era in fashion – there are no rules.” – Alexander McQueen

“I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect – they are much more interesting.” – Marc Jacobs

“People will stare. Make it worth their while.” – Harry Winston

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I WANT TO LOOK SMART BUT BE COMFORTABLE.

“One is never over or undressed with a little black dress.” – Karl Lagerfeld

“A girl should be two things, classy and fabulous.” – Coco Chanel

“Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in you own skin. That or a kick -ass red lipstick.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

Here’s hoping these words of wisdom help you through those anxious hours of prep before you head out!

 

 

 

 

Our reluctant Stylista with an irrational fear of red lipstick, Rebecca is a library of horribly constructed 80s jokes. Ever the shutterbug, you can trust her to come up with an editorial-worthy shot of everything for our Instagram account.