Week with Dior – Day 5. Christian Dior on fashion, elegance and female allure.

by Cashmere Wrap & Macadamia Nuts


“Simplicity, good taste and grooming are a three fundaments of good dressing and these do not cost money.”

“I will only say now that elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension.”

“A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.”

“Elegance is not dependent on money. Of the four things I have mentioned above, the most important of all is care. Care in choosing your clothes. Care in wearing them. Care in keeping them.”

“The colors of gray, pale turquoise and pink will prevail.”

“But it is possible for a woman to be elegant without spending very much money on her clothes, if she follows the basic rules of Fashion and is careful to choose the clothes that suit her personality.”

“Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.”

(Photo source: http://www.en.vogue.fr)