Who the hell is Coco Chanel?

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, known as Coco Chanel was a French fashion designer.

Books by Coco Chanel

Quotes by Coco Chanel

“A fashion that does not reach the streets is not a fashion.”

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“A girl should be two things: Classy and fabulous.”

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“A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.”

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“A woman can be over-dressed but never over-elegant.”

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“A woman has the age she deserves.”

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“A woman is closest to being naked when she is well dressed.”

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“A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.”

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“Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance!”

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“Arrogance is in everything I do. It is in my gestures, the harshness of my voice, in the glow of my gaze, in my sinewy, tormented face.”

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“As long as you know men are like children, you know everything.”

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“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”

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“Coquetry, it’s a triumph of the spirit over the senses.”

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

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“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.”

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“Elegance is refusal.”

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“Fashion fades, but style endures.”

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“Fashion is architecture: It is a matter of proportions.”

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

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

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“Great loves too must be endured.”

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“Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.”

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

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

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“I don’t understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little – if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that’s the day she has a date with destiny. And it’s best to be as pretty as possible for destiny.”

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

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“I’ve never done anything by halves.”

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“If a man talks bad about all women, it usually means he was burned by one woman.”

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“If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.”

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“In order to be irreplacable one must always be different”

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“Innovation! One cannot be forever innovating. I want to create classics.”

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“It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.”

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“Keep your heels, head and standards high!”

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“Luxury is a necessity that begins where necessity ends.”

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“Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.”

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“My life didn’t please me, so I created my life.”

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

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“One can get used to ugliness, but never to negligence.”

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“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.”

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“Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.”

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

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“The best color in the whole world, is the one that looks good, on you.”

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“The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive.”

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

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

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“Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger.”

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“To achieve great things, we must first dream.”

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“True generosity means accepting ingratitude.”

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“When I can no longer create anything, I’ll be done for.”

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“You live but once; you might as well be amusing.”

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