Stylish quote

17/04/2013

Carolyn Murphy photographed by Nathaniel Goldberg for DKNY Fall/Winter 1996 campaign
"Simplicity survives the changes of fashion. Fit the century, forget the year."

Valentina

Photo source: Carolyn Murphy photographed by Nathaniel Goldberg for DKNY Fall/Winter 1996 campaign

31 comments:

  1. Oh, this is a BIG YESSSS! HaHaHa Simple and classic pieces withstand the test of time. Same goes for home interiors. HaHa Have a great day Natalia!

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  2. I'm shocked that I've never heard this quote from Valentina before - it couldn't be more true!
    xox,
    Cee

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  3. Yes, completely... I much prefer simplicity to over elaboration! Great picture of Christy, perfect for this quote.

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  4. If only more women understood the power of simplicity. Gorgeous photo!

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  5. I love your stylish quotes! In fact, I learn a lot about simplicity during my latest trip... by the way, I passed you an award, hope you like it!

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  6. Thats right, I agree with it too! In trouble always put simplicity on you:) Kisses dear! xo

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  7. so lovely!

    i adore the total gray! :)
    bisous x

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  8. I can see why you love both. Amazing photo and so much truth to that quote.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  9. Amazing quote without any doubt! I shall remember it;)

    Xx

    Alexandra

    www.fashion-bridge.blogspot.com

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  10. totally fashion is about simplicity totally agree...!! nice one

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  11. That really is a fabulous quote and I love the picture! Gorgeous and inspiring!

    Rebecca
    www.winnipegstyle.ca

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  12. I really like this photo too! She looks so cozy.

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  13. She is so incredibly beautiful!! Love this photo.
    xoAmy
    www.dreamingincashmere.com

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  14. Great quote!
    www.impromp-two.blogspot.com

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  15. Christy is such a classic beauty!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  16. Love this because! I always think to dress for yourself too, and not be a slave to all the trends!

    xx
    Holly Foxen Wells
    GlamourMash

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  17. very nice my dear:)
    www.borsadimarypoppins.com

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  18. Amazing picture! And great post:)

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  19. she looks amazing and yea this look is a plus

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  20. smart, smart man. that quote was so beautifully said. i definitely don't dress simple so he'd be so disappointed in me haha

    xo Marlen
    Messages on a Napkin

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    1. It's a woman, Valentina, a Russian fashion designer who opened her couture house in New York in 1920s. It's not Valentino Garavani. x

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  21. Lovely lovely image :)
    Edita
    www.pret-a-reporter.co.uk

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  22. I agree! A beautiful image and a wonderful quote.
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.co.uk/

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  23. I am also ready to sign this utterance) well said!

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  24. this is a fabulous quote and funny but true! i'm not familiar with valentina, who is that?

    www.insparisian.com

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    1. She is a Russian fashion designer who had to flee Russia during the revolution. She established her fashion house in New York in mid 1920s and was known as America's most glamorous dressmaker. x

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