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20 Insightful quotes about Elegance

“Elegance isn’t solely defined by what you wear. It’s how you carry yourself, how you speak, what you read.” – Carolina Herrera

“True elegance for me is the manifestation of an independent mind.” – Isabella Rossellini

“I love unique things that not everyone has. I believe its all about how you wear an outfit, not how much it costs or where it’s from. Elegance is the key.” – Sasha Jackson

“Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth. This is a serious mistake: human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony.” – Paulo Coelho

“Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.” – Coco Chanel

“The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.” – Diana Vreeland

“When I think about fashion and elegance, I imagine a woman from the 1950s, on an airplane, with seamed stockings and a garment belt underneath, a skirt, high heels, and her hair that she’s done the night before, perfectly done eyeliner, lipstick, gloves, perhaps, and all this just to sit on an airplane for a transcontinental flight.” – Liz Goldwyn

“Elegance is achieved when all that is superfluous has been discarded and the human being discovers simplicity and concentration: the simpler and more sober the posture, the more beautiful it will be.” – Paulo Coelho

“Elegance is elimination.” – Cristobal Balenciaga

“We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.” – Yves Saint Laurent

“You must, if it’s possible, be born with a kind of elegance. It’s part of you, of yourself.
Hubert de Givenchy

“I’m quite into the French way – simple elegance with just a suggestion of sexiness, nothing vulgar.” – Michelle Dockery

“Isn’t elegance forgetting what one is wearing?” – Yves Saint Laurent

“Money doesn’t buy elegance. You can take an inexpensive sheath, add a pretty scarf, gray shoes, and a wonderful bag, and it will always be elegant.” – Carolina Herrera

“I don’t like women who follow fashion in the sense of becoming victims of it. I like women who have elegance, who have allure, who use fashion, rather than the other way around.” – Giorgio Armani

“There will always be a desire for something new, fresh and innovative, as well as a yearning and respect for timeless elegance and beauty.” – Helena Christensen

“I was always intrigued by the idea of bringing things together that are considered taboo or risque and bringing them together with something of high elegance and sophistication.” – Dita Von Teese

“I think fashion can always date, but I think if a woman has elegance, she doesn’t date.” – Alice Temperley

“The zenith of elegance in any woman’s wardrobe is the little black dress, the power of which suggests dash and refinement.” – Andre Leon Talley

“Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.” – Coco Chanel

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