Anna Dello Russo’s 17 Best Quotes

“You need a FASHION SHOWER.” The Vogue Japan editor-at-large is known for her outrageous street style and even more outrageous sayings about fashion.

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She’s often photographed by street style bloggers like The Sartorialist and Tommy Ton, but Anna also keeps a blog of her own chock full of wisdom. The tagline is “I don’t want to be cool. I want to be fashion!” She seems like she has both under control. Photo from New York Fashion Week, February 2011.

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Quote from a 2010 piece in New York magazine. Pictured with street style photographer Tommy Ton in 2011.

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Quote from a photoshoot for The Coveteur, March 2012. Photo from Milan, July 2011.

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Quote from a December 2010 interview with The Guardian. Pictured with her dog Cucciolina in Milan, 2011.

5. “Fashion is always uncomfortable. When you get comfortable, you never get the look.”

From the 2012 ad campaign for her new H&M line. The chorus goes, “You need a fashion shower.”

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Quote from an interview with PAPER, September 2011. Photo from NY Fashion Week, February 2011

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Quote from “10 Rules for Accessories.” Photo from Paris, July 2012. (The luggage pictured is from her H&M line.)

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Quote from a February 2010 piece in New York magazine. Photo from New York, September 2010.

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Like we ALL do. Quote from The Cut, February 2012. Photo from New York Fashion Week, September 2010.

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Quote from “10 Front Row Rules” (also Oscar Wilde). Photo from Paris, September 2010.

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Quote from a December 2010 interview with The Guardian. Photo from Paris, December 2011.

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Quote from a September 2010 interview with The Daily Beast. Photo from NY Fashion Week, September 2012.

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Quote from an interview with The Telegraph UK, June 2012. Photo from NY Fashion Week, 2012.

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Quote from “10 Top Rules for Accessories.” Photo from Paris Fashion Week, March 2012.

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Quote from “10 Rules for Sales.” Photo from Met Gala, May 2011.

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Quote from an interview with The Telegraph UK, June 2012. Photo from Milan Fashion Week, June 2012.

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Fashion is also larger-than-life gilded cherries. Quote from a September 2010 interview with The Daily Beast.

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