Coco Chanel quotes

Born
 19 August 1883 Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, France.

Died
10 January 1971.

Occupation
Fashion designer.

Coco Chanel was a French fashion designer and a business woman. She was the founder and namesake of the Chanel brand. 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.

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
– Coco Chanel
Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
– Coco Chanel
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
– Coco Chanel
Since everything is in our heads, we had better not lose them.
– Coco Chanel
A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.
– Coco Chanel
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
– Coco Chanel
I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
– Coco Chanel
Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
– Coco Chanel
Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.
– Coco Chanel
Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
– Coco Chanel
Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.
– Coco Chanel
A woman has the age she deserves.
– Coco Chanel
My friends, there are no friends.
– Coco Chanel
Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
– Coco Chanel
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
Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
– Coco Chanel
Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.
– Coco Chanel
Gentleness doesn’t get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.
– Coco Chanel
Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
– Coco Chanel
It is always better to be slightly underdressed.
– Coco Chanel
Elegance is refusal.
– Coco Chanel
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
– Coco Chanel
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
– Coco Chanel
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