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Quote of the Day: 6 Feb. ’11~Quentin Bell

“Our clothes are too much a part of us for most of us ever to be entirely indifferent to their condition:  it is as though the fabric were indeed a natural extension of the body, or even of the soul.”~Quentin Bell

Bell was an English art historian and author. Bell was the son of Clive Bell and Vanessa Bell, and the nephew of Virginia Woolf.


Quote of the Day: 5 Feb. ’11~Mignon McLaughlin

“Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what is in their closets.”~Mignon McLaughlin

McLaughlin was an American journalist and author.

 

This was supposed to be yesterday’s post sorry, I was busy sewing new stuff!


Quote of the Day: 4 Feb. ’11~Virginia Woolf

“There is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us and not we them; we may make them take the mould of arm or breast, but they would mould our hearts, our brains, our tongues to their liking.”~Virginia Woolf

Woolf was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.


Quote of the Day: 3 Feb. ’11~Bill Blass

“Style is primarily a matter of instinct.”~Bill Blass

 

Blass was an American fashion designer, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana.He is known for his tailoring and his innovative combinations of textures and patterns.

 


Quote of the Day: 2 Feb. ’11~Coco Chanel

“I don’t do fashion, I am fashion.”~Coco Chanel

Chanel was a pioneering French fashion designer whose modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions, and pursuit of expensive simplicity made her an important figure in 20th-century fashion.

WHAT DESIGNER DOESN’T FEEL THAT WAY?


Quote of the Day: 1 Feb. ’11~Gianni Versace

“That is the key of this collection, being yourself. 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 to live.”~Gianni Versace

 

Gianni was an Italian fashion designer and founder of the Versace fashion house. He also designed costumes for the theatre and films.


Quote of the Day: 31 Jan. ’11~Paul de Man

“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.”~Paul de Man

de Man was a Belgian-born deconstructionist literary critic and theorist.


Quote of the Day: 30 Jan. ’11~George Santayana

“Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.”~George Santayana

 

Santayana was a Spanish American philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist.


Quote of the Day: 29 Jan. ’11~ Jean-Luc Godard

“Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion.”~Jean-Luc Godard

 

A French-Swiss film director, screen writer and critic. He is often identified with the group of filmmakers known as the Nouvelle Vague, or "French New Wave".


Quote of the Day: 28 Jan. ’11~Mary Quant

“Fashion is a tool… to compete in life outside the home. People like you better, without knowing why, because people always react well to a person they like the looks of.” ~Mary Quant

 

Mary Quant having her hair done by stylist Vidal Sassoon, who originated her hairdo, known as the bob, a short, angular hairstyle cut on a horizontal plane.