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  1. Albert Einstein on style


    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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  2. Lord Chesterfield


    May 29, 2013 by Ville Raivio

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

  3. Chuang Tzu


    May 8, 2013 by Ville Raivio

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

  4. Charles Dickens


    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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  5. Honoré de Balzac


    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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  6. Cecil Beaton


    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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  7. Ralph Waldo Emerson


    April 8, 2013 by Ville Raivio

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

  8. Taleseism


    April 3, 2013 by Ville Raivio

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

  9. Epictetus


    April 1, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    “First, know thyself; then, dress accordingly.” ~ Epictetus

  10. Steve Martin


    March 18, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    “My philosophy is: as the face gets worse, the clothes have to get better.” ~ Steve Martin

Only a beautiful life is worth living.

"If John Bull turns around to look at you, you are not well dressed; but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable".
~ Beau Brummell