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125+ Memorable Fashion Captions For Every #OOTD


Christine Barbara


This post is all about fashion captions and fashion quotes for Instagram and social media platforms.

Fashion is about so much more than simply wearing the latest trending style or purchasing the most expensive designer outfits. Fashion is a statement of individuality that seeps into everyone’s life, as they assemble their work outfit for the day, shop with friends or style their hair during their morning routine.

Whether conscious of it or not, fashion is an inescapable element that, when embraced, can provide a powerful creative outlet that effectively boosts the wearer’s self-confidence and unleashes one’s innate sense of style. 

With fashion being such a prominent part of everyday life, we could not resist putting together a list of fashion captions and quotes that brilliantly capture the essence of what fashion is all about.

This article has it all: from fashion Instagram captions that are guaranteed to make your outfit of the day selfies stand out, to insightful quotes about fashion that remind us all to indulge in one of life’s most simple yet luxurious pleasures, fashion!

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Fashion Captions & Quotes for Instagram

Jeans represent democracy in fashion.

– Giorgio Armani

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street. Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.

– Coco Chanel

What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.

– Miuccia Prada

Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.

– Alexander McQueen

I’m just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time.

– Lady Gaga

Comfort and simplicity are two keys that I follow when it comes to fashion.

– Fawad Khan

The hardest thing in fashion is not to be known for a logo, but to be known for a silhouette.

– Giambattista Valli

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 to live.

– Gianni Versace

 The great thing about fashion is that it always moves forward.

– Oscar de la Renta

On Wednesdays, we wear pink.

– Karen Smith, Mean Girls

Fashion is like eating; You shouldn’t stick to the same menu.

– Kenzo Takada


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What you wear is how you present yourself to the world. Fashion is instant language.

Miuccia Prada

Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.

Ralph Lauren

Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed.

– Elle Woods, Legally Blonde

​​I don’t design clothes. I design dreams.

– Ralph Lauren

Fashion is only the attempt to realise art in living forms and social intercourse.

– Francis Bacon

Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.

– Vivienne Westwood

Fashion is part of our culture, and it’s about more than just a pretty dress.

– Joan Smalls

You can see and feel everything in clothes.

– Diana Vreeland 

Fashion is anything which is you and reflects your personality, and if you are comfortable with what you wearing, you’ll look trendy and fashionable for sure.

– Yami Gautam

What I find most interesting in fashion is that it has to reflect our time. You have to witness your own moment.

– Nicolas Ghesquière

In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous.

– Elsa Schiaparelli 

Fashion is all about happiness. It’s fun. It’s important. But it’s not medicine.

– Donatella Versace

To me, fashion is ceaselessly fascinating because it is an expression of self.

– Anna Wintour

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Fashion is a mirror, reflecting the culture.

– Bill Cunningham

Fashion allows you to be whoever you want to be.

– Brad Goreski

Good fashion is like rock music: all anarchy and revolt.

– Ann Demeulemeester

Don’t be afraid. There is no right answer in fashion.

– G-Dragon

Fashion is more art than art is.

Andy Warhol

Fashion tells about who you are from external point of view.

– Suga

I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.

Coco Chanel

I make clothes. Women make fashion.

– Azzedine Alaïa

We don’t need fashion to survive, we just desire it so much.

– Marc Jacobs

Fashion is about comfort and feeling good.

– Max Azria

If fashion is good, it has no epoch.

– Hubert de Givenchy

Fashion is not frivolous. It is a part of being alive today.

– Mary Quant

Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes.

– Unknown

Don’t be afraid to express yourself through fashion!

– Chanel Iman

A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes.

Vera Wang

Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.

– Kate Spade

Fashion should be stylish and fun.

– Twiggy

Fashion you can buy, but style you possess. The key to style is learning who you are, which takes years. There’s no how-to road map to style. It’s about self expression and, above all, attitude.

– Iris Apfel

You either know fashion or you don’t.

– Anna Wintour

Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.

– Bill Cunningham

Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.

–Marc Jacobs

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Trendy is the last stage before tacky.

– Karl Lagerfeld

Women come to New York looking for the two Ls: labels and love.

– Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City

Outfit Captions for Instagram

My outfit is my lifeline.

– Unknown

I’ll stop wearing black when they invent a darker color.

– Wednesday Addams, The Addams Family

Everything is possible when you’re wearing a cute outfit.

– Unknown

Keep in mind the force of a decent outfit.

– Unknown

Life isn’t perfect, but my outfit is!

– Unknown

I’ve always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman’s outfit.

– Michael Kors

Bad vibes don’t go with my outfit.

– Unknown

Life is short. Make every outfit count.

– Unknown

Short Fashion Captions for Instagram

Life is a party, dress like it.

– Audrey Hepburn

Always stay ahead of the curve. Fashion will follow you.

– Unknown

Don’t look at me if you can’t handle the fashion.

– Unknown

Being fashionable is what I do best.

– Unknown

Conformity is the only real fashion crime.

–  Simon Doonan

Fashion is not something that you adopt or copy. It’s all about who you are.

– Unknown

People call it fashion. I call it staying up to date with the world.

– Unknown

Fashion and style have one thing in common. Both of them are lucky to have me.

– Unknown

Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality.

– Karl Lagerfeld

Life is too short to wear boring clothes.

– Unknown

Keep your body fit and your mind healthy – that’s the best fashion statement.

– Unknown

Money can’t make you fashionable. Attitude can.

– Unknown 

Perfect cloths with perfect attitude make the perfect fashion combination.

– Unknown 

Fashion is not your clothing style. It’s a lifestyle.

– Unknown 

Anyone can be a little more fashionable with a good attitude and a good personality. 

– Unknown

There are no fashionable dresses, only fashionable people. 

– Unknown

Fashion says “me too”, style says “only me”.

– Unknown

More Style Captions for Instagram

Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality.

– Shawn Ashmore

Remove man-made rules from self-expression.

– Unknown

Style is not a display of wealth but an expression of imagination.

– Unknown

The difference between style and fashion is quality.

– Unknown

Florals for spring? Groundbreaking.

-Miranda Priestly, The Devil Wears Prada

Style is an expression of individualism mixed with charisma.

– John Fairchild

Style Quotes for Instagram

My style is not that big. I wear heels, tight pants, and I wear diamonds.

– Donatella Versace

You don’t learn style from watching people on a runway. Fashion happens every morning when you wake up.

– Shalom Harlow

Fashion fades, style is eternal.

– Yves Saint Laurent

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.

– Gore Vidal

Fashion is one thing, but style is another.

– Bad Bunny

The essence of style is a simple way of saying something complex.

– Giorgio Armani

Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it.

– Diane von Furstenberg

Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.

– Rachel Zoe

Fashions fade, style is eternal.

– Yves Saint Laurent

You gotta have style. It helps you get down the stairs. It helps you get up in the morning. It’s a way of life. Without it, you’re nobody.

– Diana Vreeland

Fashion you can buy, but style you possess.

– Iris Apfel

Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose.

– Lauren Hutton

Style is the only thing you can’t buy. It’s not in a shopping bag, a label, or a price tag. It’s something reflected from our soul to the outside world – an emotion.

– Alber Elbaz

Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.

– Oscar de la Renta

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

– Alexander Wang

Quotes about Dressing Well

You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.

– Edith Head

One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress.

– Karl Lagerfeld

Being well-dressed hasn’t much to do with having good clothes. It’s a question of good balance and good common sense.

– Oscar de la Renta

Darling, I’m a nightmare dressed like a daydream.

Taylor Swift, ‘Blank Space’

Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they notice the woman.

– Coco Chanel

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

Oscar Wilde

Dressing well is a form of good manners.

Tom Ford

The joy of dressing is an art.

– John Galliano

Quotes about Dresses

A great dress can make you remember what is beautiful about life.

– Rachel Roy

The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.

– Hubert de Givenchy

There is no sound more feminine than a woman in a taffeta dress.

Oscar de la Renta

Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who’s wearing it.

– Yves Saint Laurent

A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.

– Sophia Loren

Luxury is the ease of a T-shirt in a very expensive dress.

Karl Lagerfeld

Elegance Quotes about Fashion

Elegance is good taste, plus a dash of daring.

– Carmel Snow

We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.

Yves Saint Laurent

Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.

– Audrey Hepburn

Simplicity is the true keynote of all true elegance.

Coco Chanel

Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered.

Giorgio Armani

Shoe Captions

I can’t concentrate in flats!

Victoria Beckham

How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels?

– Sonia Rykiel

I firmly believe that with the right footwear one can rule the world.

– Bette Midler 

Keep your heels, head and standards high.

– Coco Chanel

The shoes set up the tone and attitude, they change the perception of the way one wears clothes, what we call in France le porté. It is not about length, but the juxtaposition or décalage of the shoes-high or low-with the rest of the proportions.

– Hedi Slimane

Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.

Marilyn Monroe

Red Dress Quotes

When in doubt, wear red.

– Bill Blass

The power of a red dress.

– Moira Young

Never has it been inappropriate for a girl to wear a red dress.

– Caroline George

A blond in a red dress can do without introductions – but not without a body guard.

– Rona Jaffe

Nothing attracts attention like a red dress.

– Laura Bush

*BONUS * Fashion Quotes about Shopping

I may be a beginner at some things, but I’ve got a black belt in shopping.

– Phyllis Nefler

Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping.

– Bo Derek

I like my money right where I can see it…hanging in my closet.

– Carrie Bradshaw

If you loved reading all about fashion quotes and are looking for more inspiring quotes to use, check out our articles on black dress quotes, perfume quotes and luxury living quotes.

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