Top Couture Quotes

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Favorite Couture Quotes

1. "Couture has a power that ready-to-wear can never have; the attention of les petites mains as they sew; all that love and belief goes into the cloth. That's what you feel when you wear it."
Author: Amanda Harlech
2. "I only take risks in couture, but I don't take risks in athleticism."
Author: Andre Leon Talley
3. "In this funny debut, flashy Filipino fashion designer Boy Hernandez sees his American dream become a nightmare when he's ensnared in a terrorist plot and shipped to Guantanamo. Gilvarry nails the couture scene, but Boy's rough journey from Manolo to Gitmo is no joke."
Author: Andrew Abrahams
4. "I call the language of political figures, pundits and administrators 'the haute couture of language.'"
Author: Anna Deavere Smith
5. "I even do my ready-to-wear samples like couture."
Author: Azzedine Alaia
6. "Do you think I would look good in leather?"His lips lifted in a half smile, "I'm sure they make a bikini top and thong that would be perfect."Her laugh deepened, "But the hard part will be convincing me to wear it." Savannah weighed her hands in the air up and down like a scale, "Sexy couture in public, absolutely. Trashy, revealing ho--not so much."
Author: Beth Mikell
7. "«All the Amazon guys around Seattle were also aware of the trend. They all knew that, someday, European haute couture would sell online. The problem was that feat couldn't be done by anybody from Amazon. Because Amazon guys were hacker geeks and cheesy hicks. Amazon had been invented to sell sci-fi books. The least chic thing in the world.The European couture biz would never go anywhere near a dorky sci-fi geek like Jeff Bezos. As for Jeff himself, Jeff would much rather conquer outer space with his private rocket than ever dress the First Lady of France.»"
Author: Bruce Sterling
8. "I look for individuality in the artisans I work with for CoutureLab; a loving relationship with the product and care in the construction, along with the story behind it, make couture desirable to consumers looking for something that cannot be mass-produced."
Author: Carmen Busquets
9. "I am still in love with couture because it is just two months from drawing pad to runway so everything on the catwalk is hot from the oven."
Author: Christian Lacroix
10. "I hate the terminology of 'costume' because my clothes are not costumes at all. I think they're high fashion, avant-garde, and more couture, definitely, and yes, some of my pieces are not particularly wearable, but I wouldn't say they're costumes, I'd say they're more couture."
Author: Christian Siriano
11. "The look is elegant and sacrilegious and makes me feel sacred and immoral.Haute couture and getting hauter."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
12. "Couture gowns are like gremlins; you can't expose them to bright light or get them wet."
Author: Diablo Cody
13. "I really love Juicy Couture - it's young and fresh."
Author: Dionne Bromfield
14. "For so long Versace couture was identified with celebrities and music, which I love. But at the same time it could overwhelm the clothes."
Author: Donatella Versace
15. "You don't like my dress?"The vines of Reed's couture streched toward the tutor, the rose's petal-mouths chomping.It isn't that, Your Imperial Viciousness. The earthlings will not understand you. Not understanding you, they will be frightened and send their petty authorities to apprehend you."Ha!"Of course they'll fail. That isn't the point. But you'll have to wast engery dealing with them instead of concentrating on your niece's destruction. I doubt that the way to achive your aim is to spread your strength across many fronts so that, when it's time to battle Alyss, you many not be at the peak of your powers. Your niece, I gather, shouldn't be underestimated."Vollrath hadn't graduated from the Tutor Corps for nothing. "I don't like when sound reasoning counters my wishes," Redd hissed."
Author: Frank Beddor
16. "Haute couture is a legitimate subject for Yves Saint Laurent and could resume one day."
Author: Hedi Slimane
17. "Here comes Mamma Vauquerr, fair as a starrr; and strung up like a bunch of carrots. Aren't we suffocating ourselves a wee bit?' he asked, placing a hand on the top of her corset. 'A bit of a crush in the vestibule, here, Mamma! If we start crying, there'll be an explosion. Never mind, I'll be there to collect the bits--just like an antiquary.''Now, there's the language of true French gallantry,' murmured Madame Vauquer in an aside to Madame Couture."
Author: Honoré De Balzac
18. "I saw a lot of haute couture all my childhood, and without knowing it I've learned from when I was a child to recognise beautiful fabrics."
Author: Ines De La Fressange
19. "She had a woman's swagger at twelve-and-a-half. Hair: strawberry-blonde, and I vaguely recall a daisy in the crook of her ear. She was an inch taller than me, two with the ponytail; smooth cheeks and darling brown eyes that marbled in luscious contrast with her magnolia skin; cream, melting to peach, melting to pink. She beamed like a cherub without the baby fat; a tender neck; pristine lips that would never part for a dirty word. Her body--of no interest to me at the time--was wrapped from neck to toes with home-made footie pajamas, the kind they make for toddlers, but I didn't laugh; the girl filled that silly one-piece ensemble as if it were couture."
Author: Jake Vander Ark
20. "I love the idea of couture and its emphasis on creation. There's where I made my name - in design - and there's where I'd like to stay."
Author: Jimmy Choo
21. "Yeah, that's what I'm working for. The couture house of the future."
Author: John Galliano
22. "I have a very haute couture way of working."
Author: John Galliano
23. "Let me try," he said, and he took the ends and positionedhimself in front of her mirror.She watched him for about two seconds before declaring,"You're going to have to go home."His eyes did not leave the reflection of his neckcloth in themirror. "I haven't even got past the first knot.""And you're not going to."He gave her a supercilious look, brow quirked and all."You're never going to get it right," she pronounced. "I mustsay, between this and your boots, I am revising my opinion on theimpracticalities of couture, male versus female.""Really?"Her gaze dropped to his boots, polished to a perfect shine. "Noone has ever had to take a knife to my footwear.""I wear nothing that buttons up the back," he countered."True, but I may choose a dress that buttons in the front,whereas you cannot go out and about without a neckcloth."
Author: Julia Quinn
24. "I did that Dior Couture 60th anniversary show in July. It took so long to get ready, I think I would have rather been watching."
Author: Linda Evangelista
25. "Even during the golden age of fashion, you had haute couture houses where the designers didn't have money."
Author: Olivier Theyskens
26. "I don't think couture will die. But it should have no pretension that it will conquer the world. It's not something that will disappear because all you need is a thread and a needle to start making something couture."
Author: Olivier Theyskens
27. "Dior Couture is like art - they are the art pieces of a fashion house. Each piece is unique and made by hand."
Author: Patrick Demarchelier
28. "Fashion is so mass-produced now; I hope there will come a refocus on how people see couture. And I would also hope for a new focus on the craft."
Author: Raf Simons
29. "I love cashmere. For casual, I like Juicy Couture. I love the beading in Badgley Mischka. I like Dolce & Gabbana. There's such a lot to choose from."
Author: Sasha Cohen
30. "Les coutures, les modes sont souvent apliquées à couper les corps féminin de a transcendance: la Chinoise aux pieds bandés peut à peine marcher, les griffes vernies de la star d'Hollywood la privent de ses mains, les hauts talons, les corsets, les paniers, les vertugadins, les crinolines étaient destinés moins à accentuer la combrure du corps féminin qu'à en augmenter l'impotence."
Author: Simone De Beauvoir
31. "It must be said that it is challenging to balance uncompromising artistic integrity with commercial requirements, but I've also come to learn that couture clients are adventurous and particularly unpredictable in their taste."
Author: Stephane Rolland
32. "The pret-a-porter collection will be the same as couture in essence: I love luxury, beautiful products, handmade with care, but at more accessible prices."
Author: Stephane Rolland
33. "Aurore had a well-maintained body that met the basic requirements of haute couture."
Author: Suzanne Stroh
34. "I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture."
Author: Valentino Garavani

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