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- Do you know what elegance is? It is not only what you’re wearing. It is how you wear it. who you are inside.
- 3. “Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self?” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
- 10. “We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.” – Yves Saint Laurent
- “Being a sensual woman gives you the Desirability Advantage; this simply means it essentially enhances your allure, elegance, and lusciousness.”
- Death is the only real elegance.
- Sleaze is a point by point refutation of elegance.
- Robert Walker as Bruno was excellent. He had elegance and humor, and the proper fondness for his mother.
- 6. “Money doesn’t buy elegance. You can take an inexpensive sheath, add a pretty scarf, gray shoes, and a wonderful bag, and it will always be elegant.” – Carolina Herrera
- The river is such a tranquil place, a place to sit and think of romance and the beauty of nature, to enjoy the elegance of swans and the chance of a glimpse of a kingfisher.
- Whatever laudable qualities the English may possess in their selection, preparation, and consumption of food, elegance, originality, diversity, and imagination are not among them.
- 17. “By behaving elegantly, you inspire others to behave elegantly; by behaving rude, you invite others to behave rude! You change others when you change yourself! ” – Mehmet Murat ildan
- “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
Clare Boothe Luce
- I’m quite into the French way – simple elegance with just a suggestion of sexiness, nothing vulgar.
- Parisian women have an inner elegance that’s envied the world over. They are so relaxed about ageing and seem to acquire more charisma and beauty with time. Who wouldn’t want to be like them? That’s the trick – to embrace the natural progression of life and to be confident.
- The elegance of a sari or the flirtiness of a lehenga is matchless.
- Steve Beaton – The adonis of darts, what poise, what elegance – a true roman gladiator with plenty of hair wax.
- True elegance for me is the manifestation of an independent mind.
- The word “elegance” is a bit different now.
- Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth. This is a serious mistake: human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony.
- “By all accounts, my left foot has something very feminine about it. It’s curvy, like Suzanne. The flesh is milky, and the skin is delicate just like the skin on Suzanne’s temples, with the veins clearly marked in blue. The nails are pearly, the toes long and dainty like fingers. The instep has none of the unattractiveness so evident in other parts of my body. It has an elegance shared only with Suzanne.”
Head-to-Toe Portrait of Suzanne
- 28. “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” – Audrey Hepburn
- Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside.
- “Though Julian could be marvelously kind in difficult circumstances of all sorts, I sometimes got the feeling that he was less pleased by kindness itself than by the elegance of the gesture.”
The Secret History
- Elegance and beauty have been banished.
- 13. “Elegance is a glowing inner peace. Grace is an ability to give as well as to receive and be thankful. Mystery is a hidden laugh always ready to surface! Glamour only radiates if there is a sublime courage & bravery within: glamour is like the moon; it only shines because the sun is there.” – C. JoyBell C.
- I read once that elegance is a privilege of age. I thought, that’s so true. You get more comfortable with yourself as you get older.
- “Sensuality is the spirit of excellence.”
- Casual elegance is all about the mix.
- “As you know, shibumi has to do with great refinement underlying commonplace appearances. It is a statement so correct that it does not have to be bold, so poignant it does not have to be pretty, so true it does not have to be real. Shibumi is understanding, rather than knowledge. Eloquent silence. In demeanor, it is modesty without pudency. In art, where the spirit of shibumi takes the form of sabi, it is elegant simplicity, articulate brevity. In philosophy, where shibumi emerges as wabi, it is spiritual tranquility that is not passive; it is being without the angst of becoming.”
- To be alive is to totally and openly participate in the simplicity and elegance of here and now.