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A collection of thoughts and quotes by Diana Vreeland on fashion, life, beautiful, attractive, attire, fringe, witty, dreams, variety and spirituality.

18 Great Diana Vreeland Quotes For The Fashionista In You

Famous As: Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special consultant
Born On: July 29, 1906
Died On: August 22, 1989
Born In: Paris, France
Died At Age: 83
Diana Vreeland was a fashion journalist believed to be one of the most influential figures of the fashion industry. She started her career as a fashion columnist for the famous magazine ‘Harper's Bazaar’. Her column was titled ‘Why Don’t You?’ where she wrote valuable fashion advice which reflected her seriousness towards fashion. During this period she worked with fashion photographers which helped her expand her intellect on fashion and she soon was acknowledged as a fashion expert. She even went on to become the fashion advisor of the then first lady ‘Jacqueline Kennedy’. She was unhappy with the progress in her career at the ‘Harper’s’ and switched to ‘Vogue’ for better opportunities. There she was made the editor-in-chief and happily wrote beautiful fashion columns which expressed the upcoming trends of the fashion world. Her happiness was short-lived as she was fired from ‘Vogue’. She then joined the costume institute of ‘Metropolitan Museum of Art’ as a special consultant. There she was respected for organizing 12 successful exhibitions. Here is a collection of thoughts and quotes by Diana Vreeland which have been excerpted from her work and life. Go through the collection of notable quotations and sayings by Diana Vreeland.
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The only real elegance is in the mind; if you've got that, the rest really comes from it.

Diana Vreeland

It’s not about the dress you wear, but it’s about the life you lead in the dress.

Diana Vreeland

There's only one very good life and that's the life you know you want and you make it yourself.

Diana Vreeland

You don't have to be born beautiful to be wildly attractive.

Diana Vreeland

I think when you’re young you should be a lot with yourself and your sufferings. Then one day you get out where the sun shines and the rain rains and the snow snows and it all comes together.

Diana Vreeland

Too much good taste can be boring

Diana Vreeland

The first rule that a geisha is taught, at the age of nine, is to be charming to other women...Every girl in the world should have geisha training.

Diana Vreeland

I adore fringe.

Diana Vreeland

I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity.

Diana Vreeland

You gotta have style to get up in the morning

Diana Vreeland

I once heard someone say, "I shall die very young. How young? I don’t know. Maybe seventy, maybe eighty, maybe ninety. But I shall be very young.

Diana Vreeland

Unshined shoes are the end of civilization.

Diana Vreeland

What sells is hope.

Diana Vreeland

People who eat white bread have no dreams.

Diana Vreeland

I adore that pink, it is the navy blue of India!

Diana Vreeland

Maintainence is elegance. Diana Vreeland. vogue magazine 1984.

Diana Vreeland

You don’t have to be born beautiful to be wildly attractive.

Diana Vreeland

We are not looking for endless variety--we are looking for fashion." February 10, 1967, Memo re HAIR ON SITTINGS

Diana Vreeland