I present you here some great quotes from great people that I took from the book A year in fashion from PRESTEL Editorial. I identify myself with these quotes and what they mean. I guess the idea of posting quotes comes from somewhere special, I think it is great to pursue what people who inspire you said; it is great to be reassured of a way of thinking by trusting it helped others to achieve success.

The first inspiring person I – and a lot of other people – take quotes from is Coco Chanel; here are some of Coco’s quotes, accompanied by an homage picture I took of a white camellia, her favorite flower:


Les presento aquí algunas citas de grandes personajes que tome del libro A year in fashion de la Editorial PRESTEL. Me identifico con estas citas y lo que significan. Supongo que la idea de postear citas viene de un lugar especial, creo que es muy bueno seguir lo que dijeron personas que te inspiran; es bueno reasegurarse de una forma de pensar confiando en que ayudo a otros a alcanzar el éxito.

La primera persona a la cual yo – y muchas otras personas – acudo para tomar citas es Coco Chanel; aquí tienen algunas citas de Coco, acompañadas de una foto homenaje que tome de una Camelia blanca, su flor favorita.

“Fashion is made to become unfashionable” Coco Chanel

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

“I am neither in the past, nor avant-garde. My style follows life” Coco Chanel

“If from your first meeting with a woman you remember her dress, it means that it was an ugly dress; if you remember the woman it means she had a beautiful dress” Coco Chanel

And other great quotes…. / y otras grandes citas….

 “Never fear being vulgar, just boring” Diana Vreeland

“My inspiration comes from anthropology, genetic anthropology, migration, history, social prejudice, politics, displacement, science fiction, and, I guess, my own cultural background” Hussein Chalayan

“He for whom art is life, his life is a great work of art” Johann Sebastian Bach

“There is no fashion which women would not have the power to implement” Peter Bamm

“If you dress up it helps your personality to emerge – you choose well” Vivienne Westwood

“In fashion you are supposed to hate what you have loved before. I cannot do that” Jean Paul Gaultier


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