Christian Dior was a French fashion designer best known for creating Christian Dior SE, one of the world’s most prestigious fashion houses, which is currently owned by LVMH.

His fashion houses can now be found all over the world.

We have curated some of the best quotes from Christian Dior for you.


Inspirational Christian Dior Quotes for Fashion Lovers & Fashionistas

1. “A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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2. “The American women will accept the new fashions.” ~ (Christian Dior).

3. “After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.” ~ (Christian Dior).

4. “Make me a fragrance that smells like love.” ~ (Christian Dior).

5. “I think I would be more suited to the couture side of the business!” ~ (Christian Dior).

6. “My dream? To make women happier and more beautiful.” ~ (Christian Dior).

7. “Real woman should be capricious.” ~ (Christian Dior).

8. “Simplicity, good taste and grooming are the three fundamentals of good dressing and these do not cost money.” ~ (Christian Dior).

9. “I drew women-flowers, soft shoulders, fine waists like liana, and wide skirts like corolla.” ~ (Christian Dior).

10. “Deep in every heart slumbers a dream and the couturier knows it: every woman is a princess.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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11. “Without proper foundations, there can be no fashion.” ~ (Christian Dior).

12. “Many people dismiss haute couture as being something that is only for those who are very wealthy… simplicity, good taste, and grooming are the three fundamentals of good dressing and these do not cost money.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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13. “Midnight blue is the only color that can ever compete with black.” ~ (Christian Dior).

14. “Individuality will always be one of the conditions of real elegance.” ~ (Christian Dior).

15. “White is pure and simple and matches with everything.” ~ (Christian Dior).

16. “Long after one has forgotten what a woman wore, the memory of her perfume lingers.” ~ (Christian Dior).

17. “Black and white might be sufficient. But why deprive yourself of color.” ~ (Christian Dior).

18. “A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.” ~ (Christian Dior).

19. “In a machine age, dressmaking is one of the last refuges of the human, the personal, the inimitable.” ~ (Christian Dior).

20. “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).

21. “On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.” ~ (Christian Dior).

22. “Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.” ~ (Christian Dior).

23. “Everything I know, see or hear, every part of my life is transformed into dresses. They are my daydreams, but they have passed from dreamland into the world of everyday items to wear.” ~ (Christian Dior).

24. “I create so that each and every woman is the most beautiful.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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25. “My dream is to save them from nature.” ~ (Christian Dior).

26. “Black is the most slimming of all Colors. It is the most flattering. You can wear black at any Time. You can wear it at any age. You can wear it for almost any occasion. I could write a book about black.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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27. “Elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension.” ~ (Christian Dior).

28. “By being natural and sincere, one often can create revolutions without having sought them.” ~ (Christian Dior).

29. “There is certainly a red for everyone.” ~ (Christian Dior).

30. “The detail is as important as the essential is. When it is inadequate, it destroys the whole outfit.” ~ (Christian Dior).

31. “The tones of gray, pale turquoise and pink will prevail.” ~ (Christian Dior).

32. “Perfume is a mark of female identity and the final touch of her style.” ~ (Christian Dior).

33. “You can never really go wrong if you take nature as an example.” ~ (Christian Dior).

34. “Women, with their sure instincts, realized that my intention was to make them not just more beautiful but also happier.” ~ (Christian Dior).

35. “The real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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36. “It is not money that makes you well dressed: it is understanding.” ~ (Christian Dior).

37. “Every bite you eat stays in the mouth for two minutes, for two hours in the stomach and for two months on the hips.” ~ (Christian Dior).

38. “You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes.” ~ (Christian Dior).

39. “Deep in every heart slumbers a dream.” ~ (Christian Dior).

40. “Bright reds – scarlet, pillar-box red, crimson or cherry – are very cheerful and youthful. There is certainly a red for everyone.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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41. “Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely.” ~ (Christian Dior).

42. “No fashion is ever a success unless it is used as a form of seduction.” ~ (Christian Dior).

43. “Don’t buy much but make sure that what you buy is good.” ~ (Christian Dior).

44. “Finally, everything that has been part of my life, whether I wanted it to or not, has expressed itself in my dresses.” ~ (Christian Dior).

45. “You can wear black in any moment of the day, no matter your age. You can wear black with almost any occasion. A black dress is essential for every woman.” ~ (Christian Dior).

46. “If you have hooked legs, wear big decolte.” ~ (Christian Dior).

47. “I wanted to be considered a good craftsman. I wanted my dresses to be constructed like buildings, molded to the curves of the female form, stylizing its shape.” ~ (Christian Dior).

48. “The less you can afford for your frocks, the more care you must take with your accessories.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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49. “High heels? Painful pleasure.” ~ (Christian Dior).

50. “Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.” ~ (Christian Dior).

51. “Colour is what gives jewels their worth. They light up and enhance the face. Nothing is more elegant than a black skirt and sweater worn with a sparkling multi-stoned necklace.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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52. “Of the women in my childhood, I retain above all the memory of their perfumes, perfumes that lingered – filling the lift with fragrance long after they had gone.” ~ (Christian Dior).

53. “The rich live the same all over the world.” ~ (Christian Dior).

54. “It is unforgivable to do what one doesn’t love especially if one succeeds.” ~ (Christian Dior).

55. “Grooming is the secret of real elegance. The best clothes, the most wonderful jewels, the most glamorous beauty don’t count without good grooming.” ~ (Christian Dior).

56. “Real elegance is everywhere, especially in the things that don’t show.” ~ (Christian Dior).

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57. “There is no such thing as an ugly woman – there are only the ones who do not know how to make themselves attractive.” ~ (Christian Dior).

58. “Perfume is the indispensable complement to the personality of women, the finishing touch on a dress.” ~ (Christian Dior).

59. “No elegant woman follows fashion slavishly.” ~ (Christian Dior).


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