'Granny V always wore the same sort of thing, which was black and took no time.' (Hollinghurst, 2011, p.229).
FASHION FICTION QUOTE - Alan Hollinghurst on 1920s fashion (and being a designer)
'She thought she'd never seen anything so short, for evening wear, as Eva Riley's dress, only just on the knee when she sat, or indeed anything so long as her slithering red necklace, doubtless also of her own design. Well, her odd flat body was made for fashion, or at least for these fashions; and her sharp little face, not pretty, really, but made up as if it were, in red, white and black like a Chinese doll. Designers, it seemed, were never off duty.' (Hollinghurst, 2011, p.122-23).
“At her age there should be more to life than buying clothes.” (Brookner, 1985, p.96).
An outfit that looks truly great in the changing room becomes hideous the moment you get it home. (Wilson, 1997, p.101).
Dress down, You'll look as if you're trying to hard if you dress up. (Wilson, 1997, p.82).
And yet, she thought, at our age, surely all that was necessary was to dress suitably and if possible in good taste, without really thinking of fashion? (Pym, 2009, p.26).
... always wearing the same meant one less thing to decide in the mornings. (Gale, 2012, p.9).
She had learnt that, of all colours, navy blue and dark brown provoked the least notice. (Gale, 2012, p.127).
'If in doubt wear the same colour,' (Kurkov, 2004, p.71).
"No one's ever too old for jeans." (Perriam, 2010, p.33).
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.