The man of many capes is also a man of many sayings — and that's precisely part of André Leon Talley's great appeal. His innovative way with words brought class and sass to four cycles of America's Next Top Model, his insightful critiques bring levity to the monthly pages of Vogue, and his very presence front row at the shows has the magical ability to make even Anna Wintour seem like a barrel of laughs. How does he do it? "The fantasy that I live through every day is my own ability to entertain myself in my head," he's said. In celebration of his 63rd birthday this week, here's a look back at some of our favorite Talley witticisms.
Bon Mots: Our Favorite André Leon Talley Quotes
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