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Fashion has delighted and tormented us for as long as there have been clothes to wear. Iconic designers and culture cognoscenti have left us with as many unforgettable quotes about style as groundbreaking trends. Quotes like "I don't do fashion, I AM fashion," by Coco Chanel, or Simon Doonan's “Wear red and other women will assume that you are a predatory vixen who is out to steal their husbands and suck the blood of their children."
Even politicians recognize fashion’s power — as potential 2016 presidential candidate and pantsuit icon Hillary Clinton once remarked, “If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.” In honor of Fashion Week, we review some of the best quotes that authors have to offer on the world of fashion, from ancient Greek literature and haute-couture biographies to the pages of chick lit and YA dystopias, poetry, and pop memoirs. Read on for some truly Chanel-worthy gems.
The wait is over. Today, adidas released images of its new collaboration with It-Brit designer Mary Katrantzou. As expected, the print-happy Katrantzou added her kaleidoscopic touch to sporty bomber jackets, neoprene dresses and sweatshirts, and the athletic brand's signature sneakers. In fact, her presence is so read
We're all guilty of it: Quickly snapping a photo of that pizza or ice cream or burger we couldn't wait to dig into, and not-so-slyly Instagramming it from across the table. Why? Because, we're obsessed with #foodporn. We love seeing what others are eating (and showing of our own dishes).
There are some plates, however, read