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The dress must not hang on the body but follow its lines. It must accompany its wearer and when a woman smiles the dress must smile with her.  - Madeleine Vionnet
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Henry James
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Said to his nephew, Willie James, in 1902; quoted in Leon Edel, Henry James: A Life, vol V: The Master 1901-1916 (1972)
Anatole France
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In French: "Une bêtise répétée par trente-six millions de bouches ne cesse pas d'être une bêtise." - Literal translation: "A nonsense repeated by thirty-six million mouths still a nonsense" - From: "Histoire contemporaine, Volume 4: Monsieur Bergeret a Paris" (1901), p. 168. This quote is similar to izquotes.com/quote/251378
Andy Warhol
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The philosophy of Andy Warhol: from A to B and back again (Pan Books, 1975), p. 51
Madeleine Vionnet
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Born: June 22, 1876

Died: March 2, 1975 (aged 98)

Bio: This article is about the haute couture designer. For the fashion label, see Vionnet

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