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Quotes of the Day for 11 April 2001 – Fashion

I wear what I feel like, and I wear it until it's worn out, or my wife insists that I can't be seen in public wearing such old and tattered clothes. Fashion, at least in clothing, amuses me. But couturier Oleg Cassini was born at Paris on this day in 1913, so I'll use that as an excuse to give you some quotes on Fashion.

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The quotes:

Fashion can be bought, style one must possess.
     - Edna Woolman Chase

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
     - Coco Chanel, 1883 - 1971

Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
     - George Santayana, 1863 - 1921

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
     - Henry David Thoreau

I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn't itch.
     - Gilda Radner


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