Quotations on Dress

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I chose the most explosive dress I could find. I put a ton of makeup on and some great round earrings. I looked like Jennifer Jones in Duel in the Sun.
- Victoria Abril
(Keywords: Dress, Makeup, Sun)

There's no way I set out to be a certain kind of symbol - the way I dress is the way I am, the way I live my life.
- Pamela Anderson
(Keywords: Life, Dress, Symbol)

If you want someone to feel warm, you dress them in a warm color and put a warm light on them and you get the picture. Sometimes, all that needs pushing a little bit to help tell the story.
- Colleen Atwood
(Keywords: Dress, Help, Light, Needs, Want)

Each simian had a much different body suit, so besides trying to define class across species, there was a definite attempt to dress each group in different styles.
- Colleen Atwood
(Keywords: Body, Class, Dress, Trying)

Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Beauty, Perception, Beginning, Correction, Dress, Fun, Hair, Joy)

What the hell kind of man decides to dress up as a bat and run around the city? There's got to be something a little bit loose in there.
- Christian Bale
(Keywords: Dress, Hell, Man)

I like to play dress up, I'm in love with fashion.
- Fantasia Barrino
(Keywords: Love, Dress, Fashion, Play)

I have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have created a stage set I like, I always hear the woman in the back of the dress circle who says she doesn't like blue.
- Cecil Beaton
(Keywords: Criticism, Dress, Woman)

A woman should be less concerned about Paris and more concerned about whether the dress she's about to buy relates to the way she lives.
- Geoffrey Beene
(Keywords: Dress, Paris, Woman)

Caviar is to dining what a sable coat is to a girl in evening dress.
- Ludwig Bemelmans
(Keywords: Dress, Evening)

Nakedness reveals itself. Nudity is placed on display. The nude is condemned to never being naked. Nudity is a form of dress.
- John Berger
(Keywords: Being, Dress, Nudity)

I know I didn't like that dress 'cause it didn't fit but I thought it was a great picture. We weren't the first band to do a picture in drag; The Rolling Stones were. If it was good enough for them then it had to be good enough for us.
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Keywords: Thought, Dress, First)

I got to dress up in funny clothes and run around New Zealand with a bow and arrow for 18 months, how bad could that be?
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Funny, Clothes, Dress, Months)

I hate the idea of getting in a building that someone else has designed and having to do something to it yourself to sort of dress it up - it's like using presets in your tracks.
- Sean Booth
(Keywords: Idea, Building, Dress, Hate)

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
- James H. Boren
(Keywords: Wife, Husband, Dress, Will)

In junior high school, I was an object of pure ridicule for my dress, withdrawal, and asocial manner. Dozens of times, I saw individuals laugh and smile more in ten to fifteen minutes than I did in all my life up to then.
- Arthur Bremer
(Keywords: Life, Dress, Ridicule, School, Smile)

In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Community, Direction, Dress, Effect, End, Force, Public, Sense)

If Broadway shows charge preview prices while the cast is in dress rehearsal, why should restaurants charge full price when their dining room and kitchen staffs are still practicing?
- Marian Burros
(Keywords: Dress, Kitchen, Restaurants)

But I don't have a very good track record with royalty. My dress fell off in front of Prince Charles at the Prince's Trust, so I'm just living up to my reputation.
- Kate Bush
(Keywords: Trust, Dress, Living, Reputation, Royalty)

But I do mean to say, I have heard her declare, When at the same moment she had on a dress Which cost five hundred dollars, and not a cent less, And jewelry worth ten times more, I should guess, That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear!
- William Allen Butler
(Keywords: Dress, World, Worth)

We try to magnify the difference between Americans and the English. In real life they like the same music and dress the same. It's really much more similar than anyone thinks or how we show it.
- Amanda Bynes
(Keywords: Life, Music, Americans, Difference, Dress, English)

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Architecture, Poetry, Dress, Man, Painting, Schools)

Not addicted to gluttony or drunkenness, this people who incur no expense in food or dress, and whose minds are always bent upon the defence of their country, and on the means of plunder, are wholly employed in the care of their horses and furniture.
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Keywords: Food, People, Care, Country, Dress, Gluttony, Horses)

I do not think I reinvent myself. Wearing my hair differently or changing my style of dress is playing dress-up. I don't take it too seriously.
- Mariah Carey
(Keywords: Dress, Hair, Style)

We lie to one another every day, in the sweetest way, often unconsciously. We dress ourselves and compose ourselves in order to present ourselves to one another.
- John Le Carre
(Keywords: Lie, Day, Dress, Order, Present)

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure; the greater part of the men being six feet high.
- George Catlin
(Keywords: Men, Being, Dress, Feet)

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
- George Catlin
(Keywords: Dress, First, Winter)

By this way you may dress all sorts of horses in the utmost perfection, if you know how to practice it; a thing that is very easy in the hands of a master.
- William Cavendish
(Keywords: Dress, Horses, May, Perfection, Practice)

Without knowing this, no man can dress a horse perfectly.
- William Cavendish
(Keywords: Dress, Man)

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
- Coco Chanel
(Keywords: Dress, Elegance)

Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.
- Coco Chanel
(Keywords: Dress, Woman)

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles
(Keywords: Father, Dress, Eyes, Lady)

Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Health, Perseverance, Climate, Dress, Exercise, Temperance)

Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Affectation, Dress, Mind, Understanding)

The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, at the same time he knows he must not neglect it.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Time, Values, Difference, Dress, Man, Neglect, Sense)

I try to bring it across on my record, in my dress, in what I do and what I say because to me humor is important. You should have a dose of that and I guess giving it is what I'm here for.
- Bootsy Collins
(Keywords: Humor, Dress, Giving)

Is there anything in the world more annoyingly creepy than an unspoken dress code?
- Doug Coupland
(Keywords: Dress, World)

The law is simply expediency wearing a long white dress.
- Quentin Crisp
(Keywords: Dress, Expediency, Law)

I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress.
- Stacey Dash
(Keywords: Dress, Hollywood, Sleep, Trying, Will)

Me, I'm good at nothing but walking on the set with a pretty dress.
- Sandra Dee
(Keywords: Dress, Nothing, Pretty, Walking)

If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film.
- Vin Diesel
(Keywords: Action, Performance, Appreciation, Dress, Film, Understanding)

I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.
- Marlene Dietrich
(Keywords: Men, Dress, Fashion, Public)

It takes time and energy, and if I'm working, then I'd rather flop in front of the telly than put on a tiny dress and work out how to get myself to God knows where. I mean, lazy some would call it.
- Daisy Donovan
(Keywords: Time, Work, God, Dress, Energy)

I used to love to play dress-up, where you get your mother's or your grandmother's dresses and high heels.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Love, Mother, Dress, Play)

All those rappers, they're the only glamorous people working in music now. They dress up in these chains of gold, cars, girls and this and that, high-heeled shoes.
- Bryan Ferry
(Keywords: Music, People, Dress, Girls, Gold, Now)

If you want to make an audience laugh, you dress a man up like an old lady and push her down the stairs. If you want to make comedy writers laugh, you push an actual old lady down the stairs.
- Tina Fey
(Keywords: Comedy, Dress, Lady, Man, Old, Stairs, Want, Writers)

Zac Efron is my obsession, we're the same person. We're not actually here, it's like Janet and Michael Jackson. He just puts on his wig and a dress, and it's me, and you don't know that. It's one of the greatest mysteries of all time.
- Megan Fox
(Keywords: Time, Dress, Obsession)

I'm just a bleeping maniac in straight clothing. There's no reason to dress my monster up.
- Glenn Frey
(Keywords: Dress, Reason)

I'm always the girl at the party who, within five minutes, has taken my heels off, hitched up my dress in my knickers, and probably spilt drink down my cleavage.
- Sadie Frost
(Keywords: Dress, Party)

At home it's all Batman and Star Wars and they do gang up on me. Sometimes I don't want to dress up as Darth Vader or play train sets, so I'll go out for a drink with the girls.
- Sadie Frost
(Keywords: Home, Dress, Girls, Play, Want)

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