What Is Style?

quotes about style

Everyone talks about leading a life of style — but what IS style, anyway?

Writers talk about “writing style.” Gossip hounds discuss “celebrity style.” Designers discuss architectural “style.”

We throw the word around enough … but what does it mean?

A simple dictionary definition isn’t enough. Read these quotes, and see these photos, of people trying to put their finger on that intangible essence: Style.

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.

~~ Coco Chanel

God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.

~~ Pablo Picasso

what is style?

Style is the dress of thoughts.

~~ Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield

The style is the man himself.

~~ George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon

Style and structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash. . . .

~~ Vladimir Nabokov

Fashions fade, style is eternal.

~~ Yves Saint Laurent

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