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Coco Chanel Quotes

A pioneering French fashion designer whose modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions and pursuit of expensive simplicity made her arguably the most important figure in the history of 20th-century fashion.
(1883 - 1971)

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

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

A style does not go out of style as long as it adapts itself to its period. When there is an incompatibility between the style and a certain state of mind, it is never the style that triumphs.

A woman has the age she deserves.

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

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

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

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

Dress sharply and they'll remember the outfit; dress impeccably and they'll remember the woman.

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.

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 refusal.

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.

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.

Great loves too must be endured.

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.

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

I am no longer what I was. I will remain what I have become.
[Self Knowledge]

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