20 More Style Quotes From Stylish Men

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There’s always something to be learnt from those guys who’ve spent some time thinking about personal style.

“The difference between style and fashion is quality.” – Giorgio Armani, Italian designer

“A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.” — Oscar Wilde, Irish writer

“Fashion is more about feel than science.” – Pharrell Williams, American singer (below)


“Fashion is a playground up until a certain age. But then you have to find your own signature and your own style.” – Nicolas Ghesquière, French designer

“Clothes are inevitable. They are nothing less than the furniture of the mind made visible.” – James Laver, English writer

“Style is very personal. It has nothing to do with fashion. Fashion is over quickly. Style is forever.” – Ralph Lauren, American designer

“To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art.” – Charles Bukowski, German-American writer

“Clothes and manners do not make the man, but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.” — Arthur Ashe, American tennis player.

“A well-tailored suit is to women what lingerie is to men.” — Unknown

“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” — Orson Welles, American actor, director and writer


“Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.” — Alexander McQueen, British designer (above)

“A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten all about them.” – Hardy Amies, English tailor

“Real luxury is understanding quality, and having the time to enjoy it.” – G. Bruce Boyer, American menswear journalist

“One pretends to do something, or copy someone or some teacher, until it can be done confidently and easily in what becomes one’s own style.” – Cary Grant, British-American actor

“You should put on the best version of yourself when you go out in the world because that is a show of respect to the other people around you.” – Tom Ford, American designer

“Clothes don’t make a man, but clothes have got many a man a good job.” – Herbert Harold Vreeland, American author

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.” – Gianni Versace, Italian designer (below)


“Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” – Alexander Wang, American designer

“Looking good isn’t self-importance; it’s self-respect.” — Charles Hix, American writer

“Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.” – Marc Jacobs, American designer