Christian Dior Quotes

Who was Christian Dior?

Christian Dior was a French fashion designer.

Born January 21, 1905
Died October 24, 1957
Aged 52 years old

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Best 40 Quotes by Christian Dior – Page 1 of 2

“A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.”

“A woman's perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.”

“After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.”

“Black is the most slimming of all colors. It is the most flattering. You can wear black at any time. You can wear it at any age. You can wear it for almost any occasion. I could write a book about black.”

“By being natural and sincere, one often can create revolutions without having sought them.”

“Deep in every heart slumbers a dream and the couturier knows it: every woman is a princess.”

“Elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension.”

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“Even when there are no more secrets, fashion remains a mystery.”

“Every bite you eat stays in mouth for two minutes, for two hours in stomach and for two month on hips.”

“Everything I know, see or hear, every part of my life is transformed into dresses.”

“Grooming is the secret of real elegance. The best clothes, the most wonderful jewels, the most glamorous beauty don't count without good grooming.”

“Happiness is the secret to all beauty; there is no beauty that is attractive without happiness.”

“High heels? Painful pleasure.”

“I think that we have to be aware that people are allowed to make mistakes in their life.”

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“In a machine age, dressmaking is one of the last refuges of the human, the personal, the inimitable.”

“Individuality will always be one of the conditions of real elegance.”

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“I definitely have had friendships and moments with people from different backgrounds and in different stages of their lives.”

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“It is not money that makes you well dressed: it is understanding.”

“It is unforgivable to do what one doesn't love, especially if one succeeds.”

“Long after one has forgotten what a woman wore, the memory of her perfume lingers.”

“Make me a fragrance that smells like love.”

“My dream is to save women from nature.”

“My dream? To make women happier and more beautiful.”

“No elegant woman follows fashion slavishly.”

“No fashion is ever a success unless it is used as a form of seduction.”

“On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.”

“Real elegance is everywhere, especially in the things that don't show.”

“Real women should be capricious.”

“Simplicity, good taste and grooming are the three fundamentals of good dressing and these do not cost money.”

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“The detail is as important as the essential is. When it is inadequate, it destroys the whole outfit.”

“The less you can afford for your frocks, the more care you must take with your accessories.”

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“I’m a working-class person, working with class.”

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