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When it comes to casual clothing, my enthusiasm for clothes starts to waver.
Customers want good value, but they care more than ever how food and clothing products are made.
My father was a graduate student at Oxford in the early 1960s, where the conventions and etiquette of clothing were crucial to the pervasive class consciousness of the place and time.
With clothing being designed that allows you to be hugged virtually, video conferencing becoming ever sharper, and our social and romantic lives increasingly taking place online, the gap between the physical and the virtual is getting ever smaller.
The concept of Shwopping is so clever, I think. The idea is that every time someone goes shopping, they can take an unwanted item of clothing and pop it in the recycling bin in their M&S store for Oxfam.
I don't regard clothing as disposable, which is probably why I have so much of it!
I believe clothing tell a story.
There's two facets to writing a song. There's you sitting in your room writing the sentiments of the song; the lyrics, the melody and the changes, and then there's the part where you go into the studio and you put clothing on it.
Clothing, and the products that you buy, are really about how they make you feel.
I'm not into bikinis or other revealing clothing.
I majored in fashion design in school, and I have always wanted to design my own line of clothing, jewelry, and stuff like that; so this was just a step for me in that direction.
Everything I do, I try to think, 'Okay, what are the ramifications?' Like, with the clothes I wear, I prefer if it's grown organically, because cotton - which is what's used in most clothing - takes up 50 percent of all pesticide use.
America is becoming more and more dependent upon imports from foreign manufacturers than we are exports from our country in all fields: in appliances, in clothing, even food. This year America may become for the first time in its history a net food importer.
I don't like to treat a piece of clothing like an object of art because I don't consider myself an artist. I'm a designer.
I think it's cooler when girls have favorite pieces of clothing rather than an entirely new wardrobe every few months.
Every song, every form of art, clothing, shoes, it has to be special.
I wanted to create things that you can always pull out of your closet and rely on. I wanted to create a timeless, classic collection of clothing that you can keep expanding on.
A great thing happening now in art is that artists are using the figure, the body, clothing, life.
I was always interested in making clothing that is worn by people in the real world.
My mum is great for keeping hold of old classics - pieces of clothing that never age and never go out of fashion. She also says, 'Make sure you always smile - it makes everything look better!'
Amber Le Bon
Go out there and try on everything - short skirts, long skirts, mid length, little jackets, men's clothing - and really look at yourself; really walk around in the clothes. Don't just take someone else's advice. You must feel you in these clothes and feel what it's like to live in them.
I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He gave yearnings and longings to be filled, and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted to feeding and clothing the body.
For me, clothing is nothing without the story behind it. Everything I own evokes some kind of memory.
My father had his own business, a clothing store, which he inherited from his father. He travelled abroad frequently and was quite extravagant, so we had skiing holidays and summer holidays on the beach.
Shoes and clothing damage our ability to survive naked in the wilderness.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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