Sartorial Words Of Wisdom

Words of wisdom have a way of changing your life for the better. Anyone looking to get inspired through words that are meaningful will hopefully dig deeper and leave with purpose and motivation.

If you’re setting the sartorial agenda for everything from a business-casual video conference calls to a few days in Verbier, then you could enjoy these pearls of wisdom. In which case, we’re here to provide you with our favourite style quotes — all of which you can pass on to the next generation.

Beau Brummel
“If people turn to look at you on the street, you are not well dressed, but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable.”

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Mark Twain
“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”

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Oscar Wilde
“A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.”

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Luciano Barbera
“To be noticed without striving to be noticed, this is what elegance is about.”

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Hardy Amies
“A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten all about them.”

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Giorgio Armani
“Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered."

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Cary Grant
“All it takes are a few simple outfits. And there’s one secret — the simpler the better.”

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G. Bruce Boyer
“The style of studied nonchalance is the psychological triumph of grace over order.”

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Gay Talese
People dress up for funerals. Why not dress up to celebrate that you’re alive?”

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Yves Saint Laurent
“Fashions fade, style is eternal.” 

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