Glamour: Photos and Quotes

Glamour: Photos and Quotes


‘Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.’ – Leonardo da Vinci 

I can’t concentrate in flats.’ – Victoria Beckham 

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


Dreamlike Fashion Photography by Tommas (15)

Glamour invites us to live in a different world. It has to simultaneously be mysterious, a little bit distant – that’s why, often in these glamour shots, the person is not looking at the audience, it’s why sunglasses are glamorous – but also not so far above us that we can’t identify with the person. Virginia Postrel

Fashion pictures show people looking glamorous. Travel pictures show a place looking at its best, nothing to do with the reality. In the cookery pages, the food always looks amazing, right? Most of the pictures we consume are propaganda. Martin Parr

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

There’s a balance in my life. There’s reality, and there’s the part that looks really glamorous, but we’re all just people in the end. Olivia Newton-John

People think being famous is so glamorous, but half the time you’re in a strange hotel room living out of a suitcase. Ja Rule

My life may seem glamorous from the outside but off screen it’s as ordinary as anyone else’s. Shah Rukh Khan

Girls think that being glamorous means making mistakes and being irresponsible. And that’s just not true. The smarter you are, the better prepared you are to make decisions in your life, the more likely you are to lead a satisfying life and be glamorous and fun and anything you want to be. Danica McKellar

There isn’t any great mystery about me. What I do is glamorous and has an awful lot of white-hot attention placed on it. But the actual work requires the same discipline and passion as any job you love doing, be it as a very good pipe fitter or a highly creative artist. Tom Hanks

‘Vogue’ is the best of everything that fashion can offer, and I think we point the way. We are, you know, a glamorous girlfriend. Anna Wintour


There are so many glamorous actresses, but you know what? In the real world, nobody looks like that. Rebel Wilson

You just keep pushing yourself harder and harder to achieve more and more – I don’t think it’s ever quite as glamorous as it appears on the outside. Sean Parker

For Africa to me… is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place. Maya Angelou

We all want to be a little glamorous, a little playful and a little mischievous at times. Jason Wu

The elements that create glamour are not specific styles – bias-cut gowns or lacquered furniture – but more general qualities: grace, mystery, transcendence. To the right audience, Halle Berry is more glamorous commanding the elements as Storm in the X-Men movies than she is walking the red carpet in a designer gown. Virginia Postrel

You go to something like the Golden Globes, and it’s the most glamorous place you could ever be, but then you go home and you’re still like, ‘Urgh, this dress is too tight, I wanna take off these shoes and put on my pyjamas.’ At the end of the night all the glamour goes away and you’re just a human. Zooey Deschanel

I’m just not the glamour type. Glamour girls are born, not made. And the real ones can be glamorous even if they don’t wear magnificent clothes. I’ll bet Lana Turner would look glamorous in anything. Teresa Wright

There are a bunch of different ways to look at the fashion industry. Is it shallow to work in fashion? Yes, it can be. But does fashion transform a woman who might feel like nothing and unimportant to glamorous and gorgeous? Yes, it does. Does it employ a huge sector of America? Yes, it does. Kelly Cutrone

I don’t think I could live without hair, makeup and styling, let alone be the performer I am. I am a glamour girl through and through. I believe in the glamorous life and I live one. Lady Gaga

Sure, being a reservist wasn’t as glamorous, but I was the one who had to look at myself in the mirror. Larry David

‘In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.’ – Coco Chanel

‘Fashions fade, style is eternal.’ – Yves Saint Laurent

Yellow sorceress: Colour, Faces, Color, Makeup, Mellow Yellow, Beautiful, Yellow Yellow, Eye

‘Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.’ – Marilyn Monroe

Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.’ – Audrey Hepburn


‘I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.’ – Whitney Houston


‘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

‘In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous.’ —Elsa Schiaparelli

‘I like my money right where I can see it: hanging in my closet.’ – Carrie Bradshaw

‘One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress.’ – Karl Lagerfeld 

When in doubt, wear red.’ Bill Blass 

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

‘Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.’ – Edna Woolman Chase  

‘If you can’t be better than your competition, just dress better.’ Anna Wintour

‘The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don’t wear her.’ – Mary Quant

‘Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves and, of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys they’d just walk around naked at all times.’ – Betsey Johnson

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

‘Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than to merely keep us warm. They change our view of the world and the world’s view of us.’ – Virginia Woolf

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

‘You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet.’ – Christian Dior

‘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

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.’ – Coco Chanel 

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

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

‘When I design and wonder what the point is, I think of someone having a bad time in their life. Maybe they are sad and they wake up and put on something I have made and it makes them feel just a bit better. So, in that sense, fashion is a little help in the life of a person. But only a little.’ – Miuccia Prada 

‘Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.’ – Rachel Zoe 

‘Clothes aren’t going to change the world, the women who wear them will’ – Anne Klein 

If I can have any impact, I want women to feel good about themselves and have fun with fashion’ – Michelle Obama 

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

‘About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.’ – Manolo Blahnik

‘The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows and the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.’ – Audrey Hepburn 

‘You cannot fake chic but you can be chic and fake fur.’ – Karl Lagerfeld 

‘The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.’ – Diana Vreeland 

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

‘Delete the negative; accentuate the positive!’ – Donna Karan  

‘Beauty is power, a smile is its sword.’ Charles Reade 

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

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

‘I don’t design clothes. I design dreams.’ – Ralph Lauren 

‘Men tell me that I’ve saved their marriages. It costs them a fortune in shoes, but it’s cheaper than a divorce’ – Manolo Blahnik

‘Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.’ – Orson Welles 

‘Fashion is instant language.’ Miuccia Prada

‘I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.’ – Coco Chanel 

‘Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.’ – Yves Saint Laurent 



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