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Thoughts on Luxuries

Published: Oct 13, 2018 09:06:14 AM IST

Thoughts on Luxuries
You don’t buy luxury to enter a community, but to set yourself apart from others.
—Francois-Henri Pinault

There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel no one else has a right to blame us.
—Oscar Wilde

I thoroughly enjoy a good hot bath. That is my ultimate luxury.
—Michelle Yeoh

Luxury lives in the finer details. It’s a cloth napkin at a dinner table. It’s a mint on your pillow before bed.
—Iggy Azalea

Luxury is the ease of a T-shirt in a very expensive dress.
—Karl Lagerfeld

I think the older I get, the more I realise that the ultimate luxury is time.
—Michael Kors

I am convinced that there can be luxury in simplicity.
—Jil Sander

The greatest luxury is being free.
—Manolo Blahnik

Fur is not luxury: It is an industry of death and suffering.
—Brigitte Bardot

Contemplation seems to be about the only luxury that costs nothing.
—Dodie Smith

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
—Coco Chanel

Real luxury is a balance between quality and the affection you feel for an object that cannot be easily replicated.
—Marco Zanini

(This story appears in the 26 October, 2018 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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