Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.
If the cut of the costume indicates intellect and talent, then the color indicates temper and heart.
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
John Locke (1632-1704) English philosopher.
I who have been involved with all styles of painting can assure you that the only things that fluctuate are the waves of fashion which carry the snobs and speculators; the number of true connoisseurs remains more or less the same.
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Spanish painter.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
George Santayana (1863-1952) American philosopher and poet.
When a person is in fashion, all they do is right.
Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) British statesman.
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Henry Fielding (1707-1754) English novelist and dramatist.
Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.
Anatole France (1844-1924) French writer.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799) German scientist, satirist and anglophile.
The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
Charles Lamb (1775-1834) English essayist.