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15 Inspiring Quotes From Your Favorite Fashion Designers

Wise words and new arrivals from fashion’s finest

Here at Wantering, we’re always on the lookout for inspiration. We pack our desktop folders with Pinterest-like images and fill our notebooks with inspiring quotes, so there’s never a shortage of creative material to immerse ourselves in when ideas aren’t flowing so easily. Below, we’ve assembled 15 influential fashion quotes from some of the most iconic designers, from Coco Chanel to Alexander Wang, along with their best new items to shop now. Read them. Share them. Remember them.

“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.”

Oscar de la Renta

Silk Chiffon Tuxedo Shirtdress, Petal Pink

Silk-grosgrain pencil skirt

Classic Long Tassel Earrings

“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts go so fast. Fashion is instant language.”

- Miuccia Prada


Oval Sunglasses

Double Band Suede Sandal (Women)

“I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it.” 

- Alexander McQueen

Leather biker jacket

Crepe mini skirt

Suede and leather cross-body bag

“You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet.”

- Christian Dior

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DIOR cat eye sunglasses


CHRISTIAN DIOR VINTAGE painted stone clip on earrings