In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.
Elsa Schiaparelli (1890 - 1973)
Contributed by: Zaady
A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.
Source: Shocking Life, 1954.
Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.
Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
Source: Shocking Life, ch. 21, 1954.
Fashion is born by small facts, trends, or even politics, never by trying to make little pleats and furbelows, by trinkets, by clothes easy to copy, or by the shortening or lengthening of a skirt.
Source: Shocking Life, ch. 9, 1954.
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