Betsey Johnson: Why Girls Dress Up


• “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” — Rachell Zoe

• "I really would not call me a fashion icon. I would call myself somebody who gets dressed by professionals … I would call myself more of a monkey." — Jennifer Lawrence

• “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” — Coco Chanel

• “One reason they call them ‘Relaxed Fit’ jeans is that ‘Ass the Size of Texas’ would not sell well.” — Jim Rosenberg

• “I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color.”  — Wednesday Addams

• “I like Cinderella. She has a good work ethic and she likes shoes.” — Amy Adams

• "I feel that flip-flops are the downfall of many relationships. It’s, like first it’s the flip-flops, and then it’s the sweatpants … it’s the gateway drug to no sex." — Lady Gaga images images

• “Betsey Johnson (b. 8.10.42) is an American fashion designer best known for her feminine and whimsical designs. Many of her designs are considered over the top and embellished. She also is known for doing a cartwheel at the end of her fashion shows.” (wikipedia)

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