Fashion is omnipresent. As famous Gossip Girl Blair Waldorf puts it rightly, “Fashion is the most powerful art form there is. It’s movement, design, and architecture all in one. It shows the world who we are and who we’d like to be.” However, we often don’t realize the impact of what goes on inside couture and high street fashion offices on our everyday lives. We don’t get to see what goes on behind the scenes and it’s totally normal to be so mesmerized by the clothes, the ensembles, the everything that you try to cover up your drooling face before thinking about what went into creating the piece.

Though ‘Devil Wears Prada’ gives a keen sense into the influential, luxurious and intense fashion industry, its movies like ‘Coco before Chanel’ or ‘Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel’ or better yet, ‘The September Issue’ that give a true glimpse into the life, learning’s and the vision of the fashion greats. The mere gloss and shine of the industry often masks the magnitude of the hard work, effort and talent that resides behind the clothes that become fashion, but our true failure is not in dissing or ignoring fashion but in the non acknowledgement of the people behind the clothes; people who have created art time and time again for us to live in.

So here’s 27 quotes from fashions most epic artists on life, on fashion and on everything in between.