''Women's fashion'' is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women.

All fashions are charming, or rather relatively charming, each one being a new striving, more or less well conceived, after beauty, an approximate statement of an ideal, the desire for which constantly teases the unsatisfied human mind.

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.

Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.

Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.

Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding.

Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.

Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.

Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical.

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Fashion is born by small facts, trends, or even politics, never by trying to make little pleats and furbelows, by trinkets, by clothes easy to copy, or by the shortening or lengthening of a skirt.

Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place.

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.

Fashion is more powerful than any tyrant.

Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.

Fashion is the most intense expression of the phenomenon of neomania, which has grown ever since the birth of capitalism. Neomania assumes that purchasing the new is the same as acquiring value. If the purchase of a new garment coincides with the wearing out of an old one, then obviously there is no fashion. If a garment is worn beyond the moment of its natural replacement, there is pauperization. Fashion flourishes on surplus, when someone buys more than he or she needs.

Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.

Fashion wears out more clothes than the man.

Fashion, by which what is really fantastic becomes for a moment the universal.

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