Quotes About Dresses

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Coco Chanel
“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.”
Coco Chanel

Yves Saint-Laurent
“Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.”
Yves Saint-Laurent

Isabel Wolff
“What I really love about them... is the fact that they contain someone's personal history...I find myself wondering about their lives. I can never look at a garment... without thinking about the woman who owned it. How old was she? Did she work? Was she married? Was she happy?... I look at these exquisite shoes, and I imagine the woman who owned them rising out of them or kissing someone...I look at a little hat like this, I lift up the veil, and I try to imagine the face beneath it... When you buy a piece of vintage clothing you're not just buying the fabric and thread - you're buying a piece of someone's past.”
Isabel Wolff, A Vintage Affair

Alfred Lord Tennyson
“And down I went to fetch my bride:
But, Alice, you were ill at ease;
This dress and that by turns you tried,
Too fearful that you should not please.
I loved you better for your fears,
I knew you could not look but well;
And dews, that would have fall'n in tears,
I kiss'd away before they fell.”
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Dia Reeves
“It's easier to be careful in dresses. You have to be or you end up flashing your underclothes or destroying beautiful fabric. Dresses force you to be on guard.”
Dia Reeves, Bleeding Violet

“fabrics doesn't make exquisite dresses, it is the stitches.”
Treasure Stitches

Shan Sa
“To other women the choice of clothes was a form of ingenious exhibition, a shameless seduction. To me, dresses were like a breastplate that I put on to set off to war against this life.”
Shan Sa, Empress

أنيس منصور
“كلما قصر الفستان طالت النظرة إليه !”
أنيس منصور, اثنين .. اثنين

Philip Reeve
“The Scriven men wore stack-heeled boots and pearl-studded evening coats; the ladies in their vast skirts looked like mythical creatures, half woman, half sofa.”
Philip Reeve, Fever Crumb

أنيس منصور
“المرأة حيوان مخيف : إنظر إليها و هي ترمق فساتين إمرأة أخرى .. إنها حيوان شرس لا إنسانية عندها !”
أنيس منصور, اثنين .. اثنين

Laura Anderson Kurk
“Her problem is with pretty,” Tennyson said. "She thinks I’ll need all these dresses in college. Like I would ever in a billion years pledge a sorority. I’ll pack a few of these to be ironic, though. I can wear them to, like, truck stops at night with mascara running down my cheeks and stuff.”
Laura Anderson Kurk, Perfect Glass

Laurell K. Hamilton
“Put some make-up on me and I look not unlike a china doll. Put me in a puffy pink dress and I look delicate, dainty, petite. Dammit.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, The Laughing Corpse

John Green
“Girls think they're only allowed to wear dresses on formal occasions, but I like a woman who says, you know, I'm going over to see a boy who is having a nervous breakdown, a boy whose connection to the sense of sight itself is tenuous, and gosh dang it, I am going to wear a dress for him.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

V.C. Andrews
“Look at you, standing there in your iron- gray dress, feeling pious
and self- righteous while you starve small children!”
V.C. Andrews, Flowers in the Attic

أنيس منصور
“عندما أجد إمرأة قبيحة ملابسها أنيقة فإنني أرثي لفساتينها”
أنيس منصور, قالوا

Suzanne Enoch
“Tiny white flowers sprinkled the upper part of the gown like glimpses of stars at dusk, while the gathered waist and skirt darkened into solid twilight.”
Suzanne Enoch, Taming Rafe

John Steinbeck
“And the women who had thought they wanted dresses never realized that what they had wanted was happiness.”
John Steinbeck, East of Eden

Oliver Markus
“The red lipstick? It's supposed to signal fertility and readiness to mate. Just like the swollen red butt of a baboon. That tight-fitting little dress that shows off your curves? From the standpoint of evolutionary biology, big breasts represent a healthy mate who can feed a lot of offspring. That's why men are programmed to like big tits. When you show off your curves, what you're really doing is advertising to the whole world: "Look at me! I'm a healthy female! I'd be a perfect mate! Come mount me!”
Oliver Markus, Why Men And Women Can't Be Friends

Patrick Rothfuss
“She wasn't dressed like a student. She wore an elaborate burgundy dress with long skirts, a tight waist, and matching burgundy gloves that rose all the way to her elbows.

Moving deliberately, she managed to get down off the stool without tangling her feet and made her way over to stand nest to my table. Her blond hair was artfully curled, and her lips were a deeply painted red. I couldn't help wondering what she was doing in a place like Anker's.”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear

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