Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, also known as Coco Chanel has created a legacy in fashion across the world. Chanel is something everyone wants to aspire too and the woman behind the brand was a wonderful woman who we could learn something from.
Here are our 12 favourite quotes from the mysterious woman herself.
“In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.”
“Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.”
“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.”
“I can’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.”
“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.”
“I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.”
“A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.”
“Fashion changes–style remains.”
“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.”
“Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.”
“The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.”