„Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is unfashionable is what other people wear.“

Lord Goring, Act III
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„I'd like to believe that the women who wear my clothes are not dressing for other people, that they're wearing what they like and what suits them. It's not a status thing.“

—  Marc Jacobs American fashion designer 1963

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„1536. Fine Cloaths wear soonest out of Fashion.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734

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„Prejudice is a disease. So is fashion. But I will not wear prejudice.“

—  Lady Gaga American singer, songwriter, and actress 1986

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„Fashion is made to become unfashionable.“

—  Coco Chanel French fashion designer 1883 - 1971

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„1579. Fools may invent Fashions, that wise Men will wear.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734

Similarly in French: Les fous inventent les modes et les sages les suivent.
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„I know a lot of people talk about Seal's bicycle shorts, but it is the truth! That is what he was wearing the first time I met him and I was overwhelmed.“

—  Heidi Klum German model, television host, businesswoman, fashion designer, television producer, and actress 1973

As quoted in "Heidi Klum: No Regrets About Risqué Oprah Interview" by Samantha McIntyre and Oliver Jones in People (27 October 2007) http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20155387,00.html

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„I think being a woman celebrity is the hardest thing in India…. People will ask many things, what you wear, how you speak, when you will have a baby and other things.“

—  Sania Mirza Indian tennis player 1986

Source: PTI Sania for change of attitude towards women in sports http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/tennis/top-stories/Sania-for-change-of-attitude-towards-women-in-sports/articleshow/24779075.cms, The Times of India, 27 October 2013

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