100+ Best Clothes Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational clothes quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Clothes Quotes

Nice clothes fall apart. Nice clocks don’t work. Bits fall off the nice cooker. It is hard to accept that pricing is unrelated to quality, but it’s plainly true. Nowadays, we pay the price that satisfies our particular personality type; and then we live with the painful consequences. — Lynne Truss

My only interest in women’s clothes is what’s underneath them. — Lynda Carter

When I joined Custer I donned the uniform of a soldier. It was a bit awkward at first but I soon got to be perfectly at home in men’s clothes. — Calamity Jane

I never have any clothes to go out in, because I always just buy for work. I don’t know why. Habit. — Savannah Guthrie

When I walk out on the street, I want to see everybody wearing my clothes. — Nicole Miller

The object of man’s worship, whatever it be, will naturally be his standard of perfection. He clothes it with every attribute, belonging, in his view, to a perfect character; and this character he himself endeavors to attain. — Simon Greenleaf

Because of what’s going on with the economy, I think women are realizing that maybe they don’t need a closet full of clothes. They just need the right clothes. — Michael Kors

If I don’t do laundry today, I’m gonna have to buy new clothes tomorrow. — Anna Paquin

I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves – that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness. — Giorgio Armani

I used to paint landscapes without any people in them but now I paint people who happen to be in a particular place. They might be outside a pub, or on a beach or in a studio. They might have clothes on or they might not. — Peter Wright

Having done ‘M. Butterfly,’ I’m conscious of the choices women make with their clothes and makeup on screen. — BD Wong

One of my most vivid memories of the mid-1950s is of crying into a washbasin full of soapy grey baby clothes – there were no washing machines – while my handsome and adored husband was off playing football in the park on Sunday morning with all the delightful young men who had been friends to both of us at Cambridge three years earlier. — Claire Tomalin

Clothes should look as if a woman was born into them. It is a form of possession, this belonging to one another. — Geoffrey Beene

My clothes are built to show off the woman who wears them. I like them to be simple… to move well, to move with the times and a little ahead of the times. — Hattie Carnegie

I like clothes and fashion. It’s a hobby for me and I really enjoy being part of it, so it’s nice when people say: ‘He can dress quite well. — Richard Madden

As I get older, I use less jewelry – necklace or earrings each morning, not both; my clothes are getting more basic – fewer colours and simpler cuts; and my make-up is stripped back to basics. — Tracy Chevalier

I’m just not the glamour type. Glamour girls are born, not made. And the real ones can be glamorous even if they don’t wear magnificent clothes. I’ll bet Lana Turner would look glamorous in anything. — Teresa Wright

Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve. — Clarence Darrow

I once did a role which I couldn’t rehearse in my street clothes, I had to have the character’s costume on before I could rehearse it. I just couldn’t think as the character unless I looked like him, or I knew that I looked like him. — Tom Wilkinson

Yes, during the pilot, they gave me a little toy from the shop. It’s like three little moose in a boat, paddling. It’s very cute. And I got to keep some of the clothes. — Caroline Dhavernas

For a lot of people, it’s a massive deal to be on the front row at Fashion Week and look perfect. I don’t go to be seen; I go to look at the collections and support my friends, like Henry, Giles and Jonathan Saunders. As much as I love clothes and shopping, it doesn’t drive me. — Abbey Clancy

John D. Rockefeller apparently became more of a tightwad the richer he got. I don’t know if it is true, but one story I read was about one of his sons having to wear his older sister’s clothes in order to save money. — Robert Kiyosaki

I myself had to grow a longer beard and Afghan clothes. I was in danger of being kidnapped by smugglers, though I didn’t know it at the time. — Mohsen Makhmalbaf

I kept my clothes on. I borrowed money. — Estella Warren

Being an actress is similar to trying to fit in with the popular kids in high school. You’re expected to drive the right car, wear the right clothes and say the right things. — Lauren Ambrose

The clothes that fire up my emotions are colorful and ‘different’ pieces. My eye still picks out gilded-cloque glamour from among Burberry’s streamlined trench coats or a hand-printed coat from Dries Van Noten. — Suzy Menkes

As a singer I tried on all these hats, these voices, these clothes, and eventually out came me. — Carly Simon

I very rarely wear suits, and only make one or two per season, so it’s about wanting exceptional clothes that don’t feel stiff. Fabric and garment washing are a big part of my design process for that reason. Everything needs to feel lived-in and comfortable. — Yigal Azrouel

A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes. — Vera Wang

Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes. — Carl Friedrich Gauss

I adore clothes – they’re my weakest link! My mother was the same, and she taught me always to look polished. — Anne Robinson

I don’t like my thighs, the back of my legs or my chubby knees. I wear clothes that show off my legs in pictures and videos but not often when I’m appearing live. — Nicole Scherzinger

I want a woman to feel the cut of the scissors in the clothes. — Giambattista Valli

I never thought of myself in comedy at all… I loved going to the theatre and seeing people wearing beautiful clothes come down the staircase and start to dance. — Imogene Coca

I’m from Sweden. We don’t wear clothes in Sweden. — Alexander Skarsgard

Kids can learn a lot about necessities and wants by recognizing what people live without. A common routine, but one that should not be overlooked, is having a family donation to a charity for those less fortunate. Ask your kids to search for items, toys, or clothes that they no longer use and contribute those items a collection box. — Alexa Von Tobel

What I don’t understand is these people who go on the street wearing riding clothes, and they have never been on a horse. They ought to have their heads examined, really. It’s a joke. But, let’s face it, we live in a fantasy world. — C. Z. Guest

I went to my room and packed a change of clothes, got my banjo, and started walking down the road. Soon I found myself on the open highway headed east. — Burl Ives

My biological mother made my clothes or bought my clothes from Salvation Army or Goodwill. — Tonya Harding

I recall the first time my agent told me to wear clothes specifically chosen for me, I would try and find excuses not to do it. — Tahar Rahim

You can be fat and love yourself. You can be fat and have a great damn personality. You can be fat and sew your own clothes. But you can’t be fat and healthy. — Susan Powter

Clothes are my drug. I love Camden market – I have so many vintage pieces from there it’s unbelievable. Clothes are really important to me, they give me that feeling of happiness. I love being a bit free with it all and not giving myself rules. — Kaya Scodelario

In modeling, my height was a big challenge to overcome, because I was pretty much the shortest girl on the runway whenever I was doing the catwalk. The clothes didn’t fit and the shoes didn’t fit. It was an issue, but luckily, it didn’t prevent me from working. — Devon Aoki

Fashion and wearing clothes is a daily routine for everybody. What better way to spread the word of giving back and philanthropic ways of life than to wear something that gives back to charity? — Patrick Schwarzenegger

I wasn’t one to go out and buy a new car and stereo system and expensive clothes. My mom helped keep me grounded. — Christina Applegate

I once knew a chap who had a system of just hanging the baby on the clothes line to dry and he was greatly admired by his fellow citizens for having discovered a wonderful innovation on changing a diaper. — Damon Runyon

I like how my body feels when I’m in shape; I love how it feels after I work out each day. Fitting in the clothes I like to wear comfortably and living a healthy lifestyle is important to me. — Colbie Caillat

I can be shy, but I’m not shy with my body. Everyone is naked under their clothes – so what? — Cameron Richardson

I realised that if you get yourself labeled as the funny one, people don’t look any further. I’ve used that as I’ve got older. It’s controlling: I decide what part of my personality you’re seeing. I don’t want you to look at me, I really don’t. I don’t want you to comment on my clothes, my hair or the way I look. — Catherine Tate

And yes, the Homesteaders, including my grandparents who left behind almost nothing, and arrived in Montana with nothing but the clothes on their back, high hopes, faith in God and dreaming of the future. — Brian Schweitzer

In designing a lifestyle brand, you have to know more than just designing clothes. — Tommy Hilfiger

I like buying clothes, especially as I get a tax-deductible allowance. — Wendy Cope

Judge not a man by his clothes, but by his wife’s clothes — Thomas Dewar

For some ungodly reason, I end up being naked in a lot of stuff. But there is a certain grace and kudos that come with taking your clothes off on the first day, a respect that is given by the rest of the cast. — Paul Bettany

I love clothes but it’s a struggle for me to get out of jeans and a baggy jumper. — Lily James

We are, at almost every point of our day, immersed in cultural diversity: faces, clothes, smells, attitudes, values, traditions, behaviours, beliefs, rituals. — Randa Abdel-Fattah

I always put clothes and family photos under the mattress, in case the house burns down. — Kim Kardashian

From the ship all things were taken out, so that the clothes which I took with me on my back I only had. — William Adams

My style is understated because everything I wear, I want it to have an effortless feel to it. I always want to be comfortable in my clothes and feel like myself, but I like to usually throw in some edge in there somewhere, even just with a leather jacket. But overall, always gotta keep it classy! — Tori Kelly

If you’re successful, it’s important to enjoy it! I love shopping for clothes, branded clothes. I love shopping in England, Dubai. I like to travel whenever I can. — Suresh Raina

I love Nike’s running shoes and clothes because they feel as light as a feather. — Katia Winter

I’ve always been interested in fashion, the clothes, but I’m not that familiar with the fashion industry; for me it just comes out of quite an innocent sense of style. — Lenora Crichlow

I’m a pretty big clothes horse. I shop for clothes constantly. I do so much shopping. I should go to Shoppers Anonymous. — Tiffani Thiessen

Justice Rehnquist was friendly and unpretentious. He wore scuffed Hush Puppy shoes. That was my first lesson. Clothes do not make the man. The Justice sported long sideburns and Buddy Holly glasses long after they were fashionable. And he wore loud ties that I am confident were never fashionable. — John Roberts

The reason I go for the designers is because they make me feel good. It’s about finding clothes that make you feel good as a woman. If I like it, I’ll wear it. You have to go with your instincts and not be led by trends. — Cheryl Cole

I used to always buy clothes too big, but I should have showed off instead of covering up. — Carey Lowell

I do what I love to do at the moment. If I wake up tomorrow and decide I want to dance, that’s what I’d do. Or design clothes. I think I’d throw myself into whatever I’m doing now. It’s not about abandoning what I was doing before, or giving up. It’s about knowing that if I die tomorrow, I lived the way I wanted to. — Ayumi Hamasaki

Me and my friend Ioan Gruffudd are like chalk and cheese when it comes to clothes. He lives for his clothes and has an amazing wardrobe. If we’re going out I’ll turn up at his house and say, ‘I haven’t got anything to wear,’ and he’ll tut and sigh and then lend me something swanky. — Matthew Rhys

When we did Dynasty, it was the clothes. I think the clothes affected every woman around the world. I got so many letters, I think we made the designer a millionaire! — Aaron Spelling

If it is a relief to take your clothes off at night, be sure that something is wrong. Clothes should not be a burden. They shouldbe a comfort and a protection. — Ellen Swallow Richards

The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization. — Fredric Jameson

Standing in public in other people’s clothes, pretending to be someone else. It’s a strange way for a grown man to make a living. — James Gandolfini

My mom beat us until she started breaking clothes hangers. Wooden clothes hangers! Once we started laughing back at her, then your spankings were through. That’s the way I was raised. So, I got to be about 13 years of age when finally she quit spanking on me. But I think that it was great way to be raised. — Doug Harvey

I want to speak up and tell you that mascara and clothes don’t make you cool, neither do name-brand handbags, but being a leader can. — Renee Olstead

Upon the clothes behind the tenement, That hang like ghosts suspended from the lines, Linking each flat, but to each indifferent, Incongruous and strange the moonlight shines. — Claude McKay

I cap myself when I shop; I don’t like to spend extravagant amounts on clothes. But, I do get lent clothes for events, it’s scary to wear something so expensive, but I feel really pampered. — Taylor Swift

I went swimming the other day and my wife was watching and she said, ‘You know, it’s funny, it’s when you’ve got no clothes on, no one recognizes you.’ I said, ‘What are you saying? That I should do more love scenes? — Eddie Marsan

Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes, go out on the streets and beg for quarters. — Mike Tyson

Because of my crazy work schedule, I have become something of a master at changing my clothes while driving. The men driving next to me love it. — Vanessa Marcil

Lingerie is my next love after clothing; I think it is what is worn underneath that really inspires a woman to feel beautiful in her clothes – that inner, secret glamour. — Alice Temperley

I try to apply the organic concept to my clothes and bedding as well. There’s nothing like swimming in organic cotton sheets. — Woody Harrelson

I have my own people that make my clothes, because it’s hard for me to find stuff that fits. — Calvin Johnson

I’m not interested in clothes that just convey a certain look or fashion. Clothes for me have always been a form of self-expression. — Phoebe Philo

I love to shop vintage clothes; in London, I usually go to Relic and Alfie’s Market. I usually brunch around London Bridge, where I live. — Georgia May Jagger

Loving oneself isn’t hard, when you understand who and what ‘yourself’ is. It has nothing to do with the shape of your face, the size of your eyes, the length of your hair or the quality of your clothes. It’s so beyond all of those things and it’s what gives life to everything about you. Your own self is such a treasure. — Phylicia Rashad

You can’t do a machine without knowing something about how it’s going to work. As for the romantics, the costumes bored me and I don’t enjoy doing period clothes. — Boris Vallejo

Back when I was modeling, the first time I went to Italy, I was having cappuccinos every day, and I gained 15 pounds. And I felt gorgeous! I would take my clothes off in front of the mirror and be like, ‘Oh, I look like a woman.’ And I felt beautiful, and I never tried to lose it, ’cause I loved it. — Christina Hendricks

I have a face that is a cross between two pounds of halibut and an explosion in an old clothes closet. — David Niven

I often find myself worrying about celebrities. It’s an entirely caring thing; it’s not like the people who commission those photographs with cruel arrows to go on the covers of the celebrity magazines. The photographs show botched plastic surgery, raging eczema, weight gain and horrible clothes for maximum schadenfreude. — Peter York

I really think that creating clothes and fashion has to be a statement about how we live and where we live and what’s happening in the world. — Sarah Burton

I worked at Barney’s selling clothes to lonely, rich white women. Every time I would look down on myself – hating my job, hating my life – I would think, ‘It’s a character study. Study these people, and you’ll have your SNL audition ready in, like, five minutes.’ — Brandon Uranowitz

There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite. — Paul Gauguin

It doesn’t matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You’re still left alone with yourself in the end. — Billy Idol

I don’t want anyone to get seriously hurt. But I do watch awards shows to critique the clothes while I sit around eating chips in my sweat pants and in hopes of seeing some hilarious accidental nudity. — Eliza Coupe

I like styling girls that don’t normally dress in vintage clothes and don’t normally wear red lipstick; I like seeing those kind of girls restyled in a retro way. — Dita Von Teese

In Los Angeles, I drive a hybrid and live in a very simple home. Anything you do from carrying a canteen of water to starting a recycling program in your office makes a difference. Reusing what you already have has always been green – from clothes to boxes to glass jars from the supermarket. — Rachel Boston

I’m learning to be braver with colorful clothes, even if they’re a little wild. — Yuliya Snigir

If you want to be watched 24 hours a day in everything you do, you can’t turn that around. You can’t wake up three years later and say, ‘Stop bothering me, I’m a serious actor,’ if all you’ve done is wear certain clothes and show up half-loaded at clubs. — Ali MacGraw

Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest. — Francis Quarles

I worked in a boutique after work, my second job, selling women’s clothes. And that was a way of not just making money but meeting women. That was very exciting job. I loved that job. — Elie Tahari

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