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Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971)


19 August 1883 10 January 1971 was a pioneering French fashion designer whose modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions, and pursuit of expensive simplicity made her an important figure in 20th-century fashion.
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Coco Chanel
Youth is something very new: Twenty years ago no one mentioned it.
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Chanel, General De Gaulle and Picasso are the three most important figures of our time.
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There is nothing more comfortable than a caterpillar and nothing more made for love than a butterfly. We need dresses that crawl and dresses that fly. Fashion is at once a caterpillar and a butterfly, caterpillar by day, butterfly by night




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Throughout her long life, Chanel moved between two worlds, one real the other imaginary. Unloved, she lived for love. Despite her countless conquests, from English noblemen to Russian dukes, she spent years alone, work her only solace.
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Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.
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Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Coco Chanel
Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
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In 1919 I woke up famous. I'd never guessed it. If I'd known I was famous, I'd have stolen away and wept. I was stupid. I was supposed to be intelligent. I was sensitive and very dumb.
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A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
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Nothing is ugly as long as it is alive.
Coco Chanel
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.




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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.
Coco Chanel
Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
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The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
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Fashion is architecture. It is a matter of proportions.
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Despite the work of a dozen biographers Chanel remains an enigma.
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The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.
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As long as you know that most men are like children, you know everything.
Coco Chanel
Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
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