In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

Coco Chanel on identity
205

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

Coco Chanel on success
180

Dress shabbily, they notice the dress. Dress impeccably, they notice the woman.

Coco Chanel on fashion
41

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

Coco Chanel on identity
35

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

Coco Chanel on men
20

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

Coco Chanel on courage
19
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There are people who have money and people who are rich.

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty.

Life shapes the face you have at thirty. But at fifty you get the face you deserve.

Coco Chanel on age
17

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.

Coco Chanel on truth
15

There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.

Coco Chanel on time
15

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

Coco Chanel on money
13

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.

Coco Chanel on wealth
13

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.

Coco Chanel on companion
10
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The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

About Coco Chanel

Name Coco Chanel
Quotes 46 quotations
Nationality French
Profession Fashion designer
Birthday 19 August 1883
About Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971) was a French fashion designer of women's clothes and founder 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 sportive, casual chic as the feminine standard of style.
Top topics fashion, dress, elegance, feel, work

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

Coco Chanel on creativity
10

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 on dresses
9

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

Coco Chanel on luxury
9

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

Coco Chanel on future
9

My friends, there are no friends.

Coco Chanel on friends
7

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.

Coco Chanel on fashion
7
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I don't do fashion. I am fashion.

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Coco Chanel on fashion
6

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

Coco Chanel on innovation
5

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.

Coco Chanel on bed
4

Elegance is refusal.

Coco Chanel on elegance
3

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.

Coco Chanel on comfortable
3

It is always better to be slightly underdressed.

Coco Chanel on slightly
2
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I don't care what you think about me. I don't think about you at all.

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

Coco Chanel on eggs
2

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

Coco Chanel on dress
2

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

Coco Chanel on belong
1

Nothing goes out of fashion sooner than a long dress with a very low neck.

Coco Chanel on fashion
1

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony.

There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!

Coco Chanel on business
1

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.

Coco Chanel on women
0
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There are people who have money and are rich.

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.

Coco Chanel on fashion
0

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.

Coco Chanel on women
0

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

Coco Chanel on women
0

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

Coco Chanel on heads
0

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.

Coco Chanel on style
0

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion.

Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.

Coco Chanel on boredom
0
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A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

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

Coco Chanel on westminster
0

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.

Coco Chanel on style
0

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

Coco Chanel on life
0

Great loves too must be endured.

Coco Chanel on endured
0

A woman has the age she deserves.

Coco Chanel on woman
0

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

Coco Chanel on bird
0

Why am I so determined to put the shoulder where it belongs? Women have very round shoulders that push forward slightly; this touches me and I say: One must not hide that! Then someone tells you: The shoulder is on the back. I've never seen women with shoulders on their backs.

Coco Chanel on mankind
0

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

Coco Chanel on face
0

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

Coco Chanel on children
0

A girl should be two things classy and fabulous.

Coco Chanel on classy
0