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  1. Einstein in quote

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    February 24, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    “If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy …
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  2. Boyer on fashion rules

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    February 17, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    “Most rules about dress turn out to be silly, because fashion, like sin, changes.” – G. Bruce Boyer I in …
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  3. Albert Einstein on style

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    November 28, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas …
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  4. Lord Chesterfield

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    May 29, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘Style is the dress of thought.’ ~ Lord Chesterfield


  5. Chuang Tzu

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    May 8, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘When the shoe fits, the foot is forgotten.’ ~ Chuang Tzu


  6. Charles Dickens

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    April 21, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in falls a trifle short of the …
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  7. Honoré de Balzac

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    April 13, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    “Clothing does not consist so much in clothes as in a certain manner of wearing them. Consequently, it is not …
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  8. Cecil Beaton

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    April 10, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    “Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, …
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  9. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    April 8, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘Being perfectly well-dressed gives one a tranquility that no religion can bestow.’ ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


  10. Taleseism

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    April 3, 2013 by Ville Raivio

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













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