Top 50 Men's Style quotes to inspire your advertising campaign

The most important thing in advertising is the message you want to deliver. It must be something clever and grabbing the attention of your potential customers. It should be original as well.

Some inspiration from the thoughts of the famous people and their favourite quotes about fashion and style can be of big help:

Top 50 Men's Style quotes to inspire your advertising campaign

'Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.'
– Mark Twain

'If people turn to look at you on the street, you are not well dressed, but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable.''
– Beau Brummel

'A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten all about them.'
– Hardy Amies

'I can go all over the world with just three outfits: a blue blazer and gray flannel pants, a gray flannel suit, and black tie.'
– Pierre Cardin

'Real luxury is understanding quality, and having the time to enjoy it.'
– G. Bruce Boyer

'The difference between style and fashion is quality.'
– Giorgio Armani

'You don't find a style. A style finds you.'
– Keith Richards

'Style is the perfection of a point of view.'
– Richard Eberhart

'Looking good isn't self-importance; it's self-respect.'
– Charles Hix

'Dressing well is a form of good manners.'
– Tom Ford

Top 50 Men's Style quotes to inspire your advertising campaign

'Dress up your sportswear and dress down your formal wear.'
– Luciano Barbera

'Fashion is what you adopt when you don't know who you are.'
– Quentin Crisp

'Don't be into trends. Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.'
– Gianni Versace

'Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.'
– Coco Chanel

'Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance. '
– Arthur Ashe

'Know first who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.'
– Epictetus

'I don't design clothes. I design dreams.'
– Ralph Lauren

'To be noticed without striving to be noticed, this is what elegance is about.'
– Luciano Barbera

'Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered.'
– Giorgio Armani

'Clothes are inevitable. They are nothing less than the furniture of the mind made visible.'
– James Laver

Top 50 Men's Style quotes to inspire your advertising campaign

'Putting on a beautifully designed suit elevates my spirit, extols my sense of self, and helps define me as a man to whom details matter.'
– Gay Talese

'To adapt a phrase from Le Corbusier, the suit is a machine for living in, close-fitting but comfortable armour, constantly revised and reinvented to be, literally, well suited for modern daily life.'
– Cally Blackman

'If you can't be better than your competition, just dress better.'
– Anna Wintour

'You can never be overdressed or overeducated.'
– Oscar Wilde

'Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.'
– Alexander McQueen

'A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.'
– Oscar Wilde

'All it takes are a few simple outfits. And there's one secret – the simpler the better.'
– Cary Grant

'Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.'
– Leonardo da Vinci

'Almost every man looks more so in a belted trench coat.'
– Sydney J. Harris

'Clothes are never a frivolity: they always mean something.'
– James Laver

Top 50 Men's Style quotes to inspire your advertising campaign

'Being perfectly well-dressed gives one a tranquility that no religion can bestow.'
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

'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

'To attain style in dress, you must look perfectly happy and relaxed in your clothes which must appear part of you rather than a wardrobe you have just donned.'
– Hardy Amies

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

'No woman really knows anything about men's clothes. How could she? After all, she's conditioned to obsolescence, to the principle that things go out of fashion. Well-dressed men know that nothing worth-while is ever outmoded, that a superb tailor's work is ageless.'
– Finis Farr

'Style is when they're running you out of town and you make it look like you're leading the parade.'
– William Battie

'He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.'
– Logan Pearsall Smith

'A man must face the world with sprezzatura. It literally means detachment, but a better way to think of it is quiet confidence or low-key style. The most forceful statement is understatement.'
– Luciano Barbera

'Fashions fade, style is eternal.'
– Yves Saint Laurent

'Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.'
– Oscar Wilde

Top 50 Men's Style quotes to inspire your advertising campaign

'To me, clothing is a form of self-expression - there are hints about who you are in what you wear.'
– Marc Jacobs

'Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.'
– Marc Jacobs

'To achieve the nonchalance, which is absolutely necessary for a man, one article at least must not match.'
– Hardy Amies

'Clothes don't make a man, but clothes have got many a man a good job.'
– Herbert Harold Vreeland, Academic

'Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.'
– Alexander Wang

'Fashion is more about feel than science.'
– Pharrell Williams

'Never use the word 'cheap.' Today everybody can look chic in inexpensive clothes (the rich buy them too). There is good clothing design on every level today. You can be the chicest thing in the world in a T-shirt and jeans, it's up to you.'
– Karl Lagerfeld

'Like every good man, I strive for perfection, and, like every ordinary man, I have found that perfection is out of reach - but not the perfect suit.'
– Edward Tivnan

'Never wear anything that panics the cat.'
– P.J. O'Rourke

'The well-dressed man is he whose clothes you never notice.'

– William Somerset Maugham

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