Stylish quote

11/02/2015

Tess Hellfeuer in The new vintage / Vogue UK June 2013 (photography: Karim Sadli, styling: Francesca Burns)
"I hate "pretty". It's a very empty word. It gives a bad name to beauty."

Oscar de la Renta

Photo source: Tess Hellfeuer in The new vintage / Vogue UK June 2013 (photography: Karim Sadli, styling: Francesca Burns)

6 comments:

  1. Ahah! I agree! I never liked that word too, even as it sounds in Italian!:P

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  2. It's undeniably second rate. ;)

    Tara x

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  3. I could not agree with this more. For me, even the word beautiful is often not meaningful enough to describe something that is exactly that - it's so overused that is almost becomes meaningless. And pretty, certainly, has no meaning at all.
    xox,
    Cee

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  4. Oh, I understand Oscar! I had also sometimes exactly the feeling he discribed when I heard that word :)
    xx from Germany/Bavaria, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  5. Beautifull picture and nice quote!

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  6. I better work on that! HaHaHa >.<
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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