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      And so, below are some of my favorite fashion quotes:

  1.  "I don't do fashion, I am fashion." - COCO CHANEL
  2.   "I don't go by the rule book.... I lead from the heart, not the head!" - PRINCESS DIANA
  3.  "I don't design clothes. I design dreams." - RALPH LAUREN
  4.  "Fashion is an extension of your personality." - GWEN STEFANI
  5.  "If you compare it with philosophy (fashion) is frivolous. But frivolity may be something good something that is part of our lives.... Fashion is about beauty and the search for beauty, I think it's a fundamental thing." - MIUCCIA PRADA
  6.  "My look is attainable. Women can look like Audrey Hepburn by flipping out their hair, buying the large sunglasses, and the little sleeveless dresses." - AUDREY HEPBURN
  7.  "I always have a pad next to my table...I use it all the time." - MANOLO BLAHNIK
  8.  "Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes." - RALPH WALDO EMERSON
  9.   "The goal I seek is to have people refine their style through my clothing without having them become victims of fashion." - GIORGIO ARMANI
  10.  "Fashions fade, style is eternal." - YVES SAINT LAURENT
  11.  "Life is a risk." - DIANE VON FURSTENBURG
  12.  "Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest." - CHRISTIAN DIOR
  13.  "Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new." - HENRY DAVID THOREAU
  14.   "Fashion is more usually a gentle progression of revisited ideas." - BRUCE OLDFIELD
  15.  "I enjoy doing fashion shows and transforming myself into diffferent looks for photo shoots." - TYRA BANKS
  16.  "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
  17.  "The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress." - HUBERT DE GIVENCHY
  18.  "I think what MK and I have done over the years is that we've always tried to find a niche in the market place, something that doesn't necessarily exist." - ASHLEY OLSEN
  19.  "Vogue won't change a designer's business. But if an unknown brand is worn by a certain person in a tabloid, it will be the biggest designer within a week."- RACHEL ZOE
  20.   "I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men." - MARLENE DIETRICH
  21.  "My products wake up and brighten and bring the wearer to life...drawing attention to her beauty and specialness...her moods and movements...her dreams and fantasies." - BETSEY JOHNSON
  22.  "Delete the negative...accentuate the positive!" - DONNA KARAN