"Vulgarity is a very important ingredient in life. I'm a great believer in vulgarity- if it's got vitality. A little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika. We all need a splash of bad taste- it's hearty, it's healthy, it's physical. I think we could use more of it. No taste is what I'm against."

Diana Vreeland

“ 'It's a man's world, and the only way for a woman to survive in it: be as tempting as a cupcake and as tough as a
75 - cent steak ”

Joan Crawford in 'The Dammed Don't Cry'

"I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity"

Diana Vreeland

"I never go outside unless I look like Joan Crawford the movie star. If you want to see the girl next door, go next door”

Joan Crawford

“ Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided ”

Mae West