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Lifestyle, Style Advice / November 23rd, 2015

21 Timeless Quotes on Men’s Style

You like to dress well.

Being the centre of attention for all the right reasons is a key driver for you.

Having the charisma and the confidence of a wolf is enough to push you through those trying times when dressing well may seem more like a chore. Let’s face it; it happens to all of us.

Being perceived as stylish and successful provides me with a boat load of inspiration as I put on that bespoke blazer and coordinate my tie to my pocket square.

But if you’re like me, sometimes a little ounce of inspiration is needed.

This can come from friends, family members and even the media.

While decent sources, why not gather inspiration from the true role models of men’s style? The men considered style icons are my go-to source for inspiration whenever the need arises. Even better, I don’t have to even speak with these men individually.

Your inspiration can be found right on the internet in the form of timeless quotes on men’s style.

Life is all about inspiration and something I can get pretty passionate about. What I present below is in my opinion, the 15 best quotes on men’s style.

I will not hold you back from reading these any longer. Take some time, sit back and get inspired!

“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 man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten all about them.”
 – Hardy Amies

“Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered.”
– Giorgio Armani

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

“Style is the perfection of a point of view.”
– Richard Eberhart

“All it takes are a few simple outfits. And there’s one secret – the simpler the better.”
– Cary Grant

“It is both delusional and stupid to think that clothes don’t really matter and we should all wear whatever we want. Most people don’t take clothing seriously enough, but whether we should or not, clothes do talk to us and we make decisions based on people’s appearances.”
– G. Bruce Boyer

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
– Leonardo da Vinci

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

“Putting on a beautifully designed suit elevates my spirit, extols my sense of self, and helps define me as a man to whom details matter.”
 – Gay Talese

“A man must face the world with sprezzatura. It literally means detachment, but a better way to think of it is quiet confidence or low-key style. The most forceful statement is understatement.”
– Luciano Barbera

“One pretends to do something, or copy someone or some teacher, until it can be done confidently and easily in what becomes one’s own style”.
– Cary Grant

“Style is the answer to everything. A fresh way to approach a dull or dangerous thing. To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it. To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art.”
– Charles Bukowski

“To attain style in dress, you must look perfectly happy and relaxed in your clothes which must appear part of you rather than a wardrobe you have just donned.”
– Hardy Amies

“Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance. “
– Arthur Ashe

“Know first who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.”
– Epictetus

“It is totally impossible to be well-dressed in cheap shoes.”
– Hardy Amies

“Clothes don’t make a man, but clothes have got many a man a good job.”
– Herbert Harold Vreeland

“Like every good man, I strive for perfection, and, like every ordinary man, I have found that perfection is out of reach – but not the perfect suit.”
– Edward Tivnan

“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”
– Mark Twain

‘Walk like you have three men walking behind you.’
– Oscar de la Renta

There you have it from the mouths of some of the most famous men to ever walk this Earth. I would say these quotes definitely stand the test of time. What are your thoughts?

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