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

Fashion is a tyrant from which nothing frees us. We must suit ourselves to its fantastic tastes. But being compelled to live under its foolish laws, the wise man is never the first to follow, nor the last to keep it.

Fashion is a word which knaves and fools may use to excuse their knavery and folly.

Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity, and afraid of being overtaken by it. - It is a sign the two things are not far asunder.

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.

Fashion is the great governor of the world. - It presides not only in matters of dress and amusement, but in law, physic, politics, religion, and all other things of the gravest kind. - Indeed, the wisest men would be puzzled to give any better reason why particular forms in all these have been at certain times universally received, and at other times universally rejected, than that they were in, or out of fashion.

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

Fashion must be forever new, or she becomes insipid.

Fashion seldom interferes with nature without diminishing her grace and efficiency.

Fashion, which elevates the bad to the level of the good, subsequently turns its back on bad and good alike.

Fashions fade - style is eternal.

Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.

He alone is a man, who can resist the genius of the age, the tone of fashion, with vigorous simplicity and modest courage.

I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility, which religion is powerless to bestow.

I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

I was the one who changed, it wasn't fashion. I was the one who was in fashion.

In fashion, you know you have succeeded when there is an element of upset.

It is the rule of rules, and the general law of all laws, that every person should observe the fashions of the place where he is.

Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.

The fashion doth wear out more apparel the man.


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