Coco Chanel - Quotes

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A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. ---->>>

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

There are people who have money and people who are rich.

There are people who have money and people who are rich.

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity. ---->>>

A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future.

A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future.

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury. ---->>>

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor.

Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor.

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

I am not young but I feel young. The day I feel old, I will go to bed and stay there. J'aime la vie! I feel that to live is a wonderful thing. ---->>>

Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.

Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.

Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress. ---->>>

Since everything is in our heads, we had better not lose them. ---->>>

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.

I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.

I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains. ---->>>

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.

As soon as you set foot on a yacht you belong to some man, not to yourself, and you die of boredom. ---->>>

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.

Elegance is refusal. ---->>>

Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous. ---->>>

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress. ---->>>

Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.

Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.

My friends, there are no friends. ---->>>

Fashion is made to become unfashionable. ---->>>

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!

I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like. ---->>>

There have been several Duchesses of Westminster but there is only one Chanel! ---->>>

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything! ---->>>

I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.

I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.

Great loves too must be endured. ---->>>

A woman has the age she deserves. ---->>>

It is always better to be slightly underdressed. ---->>>

Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: August 19, 1883
Birthplace: Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, France
Die: 01-10, 1971
Occupation: Designer
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Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971) was a French fashion designer and businesswoman. She was the founder and namesake of the Chanel brand. Along with Paul Poiret, Chanel was credited in the post-World War I era with liberating women from the constraints of the "corseted silhouette" and popularizing a sporty, casual chic as the feminine standard of style (wikipedia)