fine feathers make fine birds

fine feathers make fine birds

Attractive clothing makes one seem more beautiful or appealing. I didn't think Sean was that handsome until I saw him in a tux. I guess it's true what they say—fine feathers make fine birds.
See also: bird, feather, fine, make

Fine feathers make fine birds.

Prov. If you dress elegantly, people will think you are elegant. (Can be used ironically, to suggest that even though someone dresses well, he or she is not a high-class person.) Bill: I don't see why I should have to wear a necktie for a job interview. Jane: Fine feathers make fine birds.
See also: bird, feather, fine, make