Runway Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old runway quotes, runway sayings, and runway proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Never,ever confuse what happens on a runway with fashion. A runway is spectacle. It's only fashion when a woman puts it on. Being well dressed hasn't much to do with having good clothes. It's a question of good balance and good common sense.     

Oscar de la Renta

The runway isn't just about showing fashion, it's about gaining confidence.     

Ashley Graham

Shorten the runway and you have fewer takeoffs and landings, shorten the runway and you enhance safety and reduce the noise.     

David Shore

The runway symbolizes something in society that's very intimidating to women.     

Tyra Banks

A runway is spectacle. It's only fashion when a woman puts it on.     

Oscar de la Renta