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46 Donatella Versace Quotes About Life (FASHION)

Top 10 Most Famous Donatella Versace Quotes (BEST)

“Versace is very sexy. Gianni, he had a lot of courage. Gianni came out and said he was gay when it was very difficult to say that. 35 years ago. Even in fashion… you wouldn’t say it loud. Gianni had the courage to say it loud. I’m very proud of that.”

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Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream.
Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream.
Fashion is all about happiness. It's fun. It's important. But it's not medicine.
Fashion is all about happiness. It’s fun. It’s important. But it’s not medicine.
Wear a fabulous smile, great jewelry and know that you are totally and utterly in control.
Wear a fabulous smile, great jewelry and know that you are totally and utterly in control.
I am surrounded by impossibly sexy men. Sorry! That’s my reality! How can you think about not making them sexy?
I am surrounded by impossibly sexy men. Sorry! That’s my reality! How can you think about not making them sexy?
It's no good being too easily swayed by people's opinions. You have to believe in yourself.
It’s no good being too easily swayed by people’s opinions. You have to believe in yourself.
It's very important for a brand to have an identity through the years, but it's very important as well to evolve because times change so fast.
It’s very important for a brand to have an identity through the years, but it’s very important as well to evolve because times change so fast.
Something has to change in the world. Without change, young people will have no future.
Something has to change in the world. Without change, young people will have no future.
Let's just say beauty inspires me. But I like all beauty - I think it really comes from the inside out.
Let’s just say beauty inspires me. But I like all beauty – I think it really comes from the inside out.
We shouldn't be copying what we see. We should try to find our own sense of style, to believe in ourselves.
We shouldn’t be copying what we see. We should try to find our own sense of style, to believe in ourselves.

4 Inspirational Donatella Versace Quotes on Success

“I’m a designer, and I work very hard at that. People sometimes want to put down fashion by saying it’s frivolous or superficial, but it’s not that way at all. It’s actually very hard work.”

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I understand that the rule of fashion is to change, even as a successful designer - you do not want to be stuck in the same rut.
I understand that the rule of fashion is to change, even as a successful designer – you do not want to be stuck in the same rut.
I've learned how to appreciate what I have. And it's a lot. I'm very lucky.
I’ve learned how to appreciate what I have. And it’s a lot. I’m very lucky.
In order to be responsible, you need some discipline in your life.
In order to be responsible, you need some discipline in your life.

13 Donatella Versace Quotes on Fashion (VERSACE)

“In mythology, the Medusa can petrify people with a look – which is a good thing, I think. But the Medusa is a unique symbol – something strong. It’s about going all the way.”

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Fashion is a weapon that you can use when you need it.
Fashion is a weapon that you can use when you need it.
Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.
Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.
I don't like balance. Balance is not a word you can use in Versace fashion.
I don’t like balance. Balance is not a word you can use in Versace fashion.

“I never, ever wear flats. Every time I wear them I fall over! The only flats I own are my sneakers, which I only wear when inside the gym and always with black and diamonds.”

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I think glamour all the time. I wake up in the morning and I’m already thinking glamour.
I think glamour all the time. I wake up in the morning and I’m already thinking glamour.
The body should be reconfigured by the clothes, never again the other way round.
The body should be reconfigured by the clothes, never again the other way round.
What is comfortable fashion? To be comfortable, that can't be in the vocabulary of fashion. If you want to be comfortable, stay home in your pajamas.
What is comfortable fashion? To be comfortable, that can’t be in the vocabulary of fashion. If you want to be comfortable, stay home in your pajamas.

“You can never forget the time you’re living in because the past is the past and it will never come back. So to adjust your philosophy and creativity in fashion to the time you’re living in is the most important thing.”

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The three biggest fashion mistakes are cheap suits, shoes, and shirts. Spend your money on something good.
The three biggest fashion mistakes are cheap suits, shoes, and shirts. Spend your money on something good.
In fashion, only sexy won't go out of fashion.
In fashion, only sexy won’t go out of fashion.
For me, music gives a voice to fashion.
For me, music gives a voice to fashion.
Many young people don't know what Versace represent. I want to show what makes Versace an iconic brand.
Many young people don’t know what Versace represent. I want to show what makes Versace an iconic brand.

3 Donatella Versace Quotes on Wearing Heels

My style is not that big. I wear heels, tight pants, and I wear diamonds.
My style is not that big. I wear heels, tight pants, and I wear diamonds.
I always wear high heels - I simply feel naked without them.
I always wear high heels – I simply feel naked without them.
Giving up my heels was harder than giving up the drugs.
Giving up my heels was harder than giving up the drugs.

6 Donatella Versace Quotes About Life

“My mother didn’t want me to be in fashion. She was in the fashion business, so was my brother, and she thought it was too crazy for me. She wanted me to be married with children, to be independent, yes, but not to have a crazy life.”

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In my life I had no other choice than to become a strong person.
In my life I had no other choice than to become a strong person.
You can be too boring, but you can never be too seductive.
You can be too boring, but you can never be too seductive.
The suit does not represent the businessman anymore. Nor does the loud shirt represent the rock star. The same man can now wear both.
The suit does not represent the businessman anymore. Nor does the loud shirt represent the rock star. The same man can now wear both.
Die and born again, die and born again. It's the story of my life.
Die and born again, die and born again. It’s the story of my life.
You can have small moments of happiness in life. You certainly can't expect years and years of it.
You can have small moments of happiness in life. You certainly can’t expect years and years of it.

5 Donatella Versace Quotes on Men

“Why do women need men nowadays? Certainly not to prove strength, determination and independence anymore. Men are needed only for love affairs and for physical relaxation.”

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Powerful women intimidate men. If she's a really well-known woman, she has a career, she's famous - in that case, men are really afraid.
Powerful women intimidate men. If she’s a really well-known woman, she has a career, she’s famous – in that case, men are really afraid.
I think men know to seduce women through words and conversation and nice gestures. That's much sexier than when a man uses muscle.
I think men know to seduce women through words and conversation and nice gestures. That’s much sexier than when a man uses muscle.
I find older men more attractive than boys. I need a man who can teach me a thing or two.
I find older men more attractive than boys. I need a man who can teach me a thing or two.
Elegance is always in style for men. There are all different kinds of elegance. It can be silk, it can be a T-shirt.
Elegance is always in style for men. There are all different kinds of elegance. It can be silk, it can be a T-shirt.

5 Donatella Versace Quotes that Will Make You Think

“Some say the economy means that you have to persuade people to invest in clothes – to buy less things but more expensive things. I disagree – invest in jewelry, or a house, maybe, but not in fashion.”

Donatella Versace
To be Catholic puts a lot of fear in you. It's a great religion, but also one that can limit your experience. You fear experience because everything is a sin.
To be Catholic puts a lot of fear in you. It’s a great religion, but also one that can limit your experience. You fear experience because everything is a sin.
I love anyone who breaks the rules, and musicians always break the rules - in an aggressive way.
I love anyone who breaks the rules, and musicians always break the rules – in an aggressive way.
I'm a feminist. I want to fight, but I don't see many people with this desire to fight for something. Women don't help each other, especially in fashion.
I’m a feminist. I want to fight, but I don’t see many people with this desire to fight for something. Women don’t help each other, especially in fashion.

“I don’t even know what my natural colour is. Natural? What is natural? What is that? I do not believe in totally natural for women. For me, natural has something to do with vegetables.”

Donatella Versace

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