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Top 10 Vivienne Westwood Quotes

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Vivienne Westwood is the Grand Dame of punk, Duchess of ginger, Countess of rebel chic, and Empress of edge. Widely recognized as the fashion force who single handedly brought modern punk new wave into the fashion industry, Westwood has evolved into a passionate advocate and outspoken activist determined to keep wit and social awareness in the increasingly white washed industry. Her street cred is impeccable. Westwood got her start in fashion in the 1970s, when she made clothes for Malcolm McLaren of the Sex Pistols at his infamous King’s Road SEX Boutique. Inspired by the political, musical, and aesthetic innovation of London’s new Punk scene, Westwood struck out on her own, opening one popular punk fashion shop after another. Eventually Westwood went global and became the one name Designer legend we know and revere today.

Even Carrie Bradshaw, SATC’s ultimate fashion icon, made a point of selecting Westwood when marrying Mr. Big in the SATC movie. When Westwood goes avant garde bridal, all other designers must bow down.

Over the years, Westwood has taken an increasingly active role in political activism, bridging the gap between fashion and policy with a varied collection of gorgeous pieces for the woman who has no fear.  The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, climate change and the civil rights group Liberty have all benefited from her tireless toil and innovative collaborations.

But don’t deify Vivienne Westwood yet; she’s still very much around and kicking. Here’s 10 of my favorite Vivienne Westwood quotes to inspire you to go bold or go home.

1. Vivienne Westwood on progress.

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2. Vivienne Westwood on mirrors.

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3. Vivienne Westwood on sex appeal.

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4.  Vivienne Westwood on what to buy next season.

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5. Vivienne Westwood on fashion magazines.

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6. Vivienne Westwood on investment.

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7. Vivienne Westwood on generosity.

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8. Vivienne Westwood on materialism.

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9. Vivienne Westwood on the importance of fashion.

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10. Vivienne Westwood on London.

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Top 10 Donatella Versace Quotes

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In honor of future holiday hangovers, here’s 10 gems from the queen of not giving a damn in diamonds: Donatella Versace. We may not envy her skin, but we sure as hell envy her style.

1. Donatella Versace on dreams:

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2. Donatella Versace on fairy tales:

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3. Donatella Versace on appropriate gym attire:

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4. Donatella Versace on comfort:

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5. Donatella Versace on self-medication:

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6. Donatella Versace on being a vampire:

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7. Donatella Versace on seduction:

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8. Donatella Versace on dressing for success:

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9. Donatella Versace on copying:

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10. Donatella Versace on natural beauty:

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Top 10 Miuccia Prada Quotes

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Fashion designer, entrepreneur, curator, intellectual, feminist, and icon: Miuccia Prada is a woman of many talents. Miuccia took over her grandfather, Mario Prada’s, family owned luxury goods company in 1978 with little more than vision and drive. Over the three decades that followed, Miuccia transformed Prada into a fashion powerhouse, leading the label to record-breaking commercial and critical success and eventually making Prada the globally admired fashion institution it is today.  An outspoken liberal thinker and feminist, Miuccia Prada does not court the spotlight, but she also doesn’t shrink from it. When Miuccia speaks, she speaks with insight, gravitas, and a wonderfully endearing lack of pretension.

Here are my 10 favorite Miuccia Prada quotes.

1. Miuccia Prada on being different

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2. Miuccia Prada on daring. 

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3. Miuccia Prada on cliche 

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4. Miuccia Prada on archetypes. 

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5. Miuccia Prada on beauty.

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6. Miuccia Prada on living the dream. 

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7. Miuccia Prada on language. 

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8. Miuccia Prada on older women. 

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9. Miuccia Prada on sensitive men and strong women. 

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10. Miuccia Prada on label whores. 

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Joan Rivers Forever: Our 10 Favorite Quotes From A Fashion Legend

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Joan Rivers has been a part of our lives in many ways. For some, she was simply a crude comedian. For others, like me, Joan Rivers was a fiercely outspoken and often outstandingly accurate fashion guru.

We recently had the opportunity to meet Joan Rivers and were honored to pay tribute to the woman, legend, and pioneer.

Here are 10 of my favorite quotes from the legend herself. 

1.  Joan Rivers On STDs & Stylej5

2. Joan Rivers On Cleaning

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3.  Joan Rivers On Advice

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4. Joan Rivers On The Seriousness Of Fashion

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5. Joan Rivers On Forever

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6. Joan Rivers On The Joke Of The Century

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7. Joan Rivers On Saying What You Think

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8. Joan Rivers On Memories

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9. Joan Rivers On Calming Down

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10. Joan Rivers On Getting Better

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She will be greatly missed.

Monroe Mantras: Top 10 Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Marilyn Monroe. Need we say more? Her famous curves and old Hollywood demeanor has us drooling over her and her sense of fashion, self, and life. Here are my favorite quotes from the fabulous woman herself. 

1. Marilyn on Shoes

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2. Marilyn on clothes

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3. Marilyn on smiling

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4. Marilyn on keeping it classy

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5. Marilyn on stars

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6. Marilyn on two faced people

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7. Marilyn on fear

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8. Marilyn on lovers

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9. Marilyn on imperfection

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10. Marilyn on herself

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Top 10 Alexander McQueen Quotes

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Alexander McQueen’s 10 cleverest, wittiest, and most inspiring quotes.

1. Alexander McQueen On Time

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2. Alexander McQueen On Female Empowerment

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3. Alexander McQueen On Doing The Right Thing

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4. Alexander McQueen On Escapism

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5. Alexander McQueen Front To Back

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6. Alexander McQueen On Potatoes 

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7. Alexander McQueen On Cardboard

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8. Alexander McQueen On Rules

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9. Alexander McQueen On Ugly Beauty

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10. Alexander McQueen On Passion

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