Coco Chanel Quotes

By | 30.11.2021
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Fashion has two purposes: comfort and love. Beauty comes when fashion succeeds. Coco Chanel

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

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. Best Coco Chanel quotes

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

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

If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing. Coco Chanel

Elegance is refusal. Coco Chanel

A woman has the age she deserves. Coco Chanel

It’s probably not just by chance that I’m alone. It would be very hard for a man to live with me, unless he’s terribly strong. And if he’s stronger than I, I’m the one who can’t live with him. … I’m neither smart nor stupid, but I don’t think I’m a run-of-the-mill person. I’ve been in business without being a businesswoman, I’ve loved without being a woman made only for love. The two men I’ve loved, I think, will remember me, on earth or in heaven, because men always remember a woman who caused them concern and uneasiness. I’ve done my best, in regard to people and to life, without precepts, but with a taste for justice. Coco Chanel

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. Coco Chanel

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. Coco Chanel

Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. Coco Chanel

A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future. Coco Chanel

A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. Coco Chanel

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

The best things in life are free. The second best things are very, very expensive. Coco Chanel

I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not. Coco Chanel

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

Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel

Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman. Coco Chanel

Fashion changes, but style endures. Coco Chanel

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

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

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Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory. Coco Chanel

In order to be irreplaceacle, one must always be different. 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

I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all. 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

Passion goes, Boredom remains. Coco Chanel

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

You live but once; you might as well be amusing. Coco Chanel

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

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. Coco Chanel

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

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death. Coco Chanel

You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life. Coco Chanel

A beautiful dress may look beautiful on a hanger, but that means nothing. It must be seen on the shoulders, with the movement of the arms, the legs, and the waist. Coco Chanel

It is always better to be slightly underdressed. Coco Chanel

I don’t do fashion. I am fashion. Coco Chanel

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. Coco Chanel

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury. Coco Chanel

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

There goes a woman who knows all the things that can be taught and none of the things that cannot be taught. Coco Chanel

A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future. Coco Chanel

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

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions. Coco Chanel

Fashion is made to become unfashionable. Coco Chanel

My life didn’t please me, so I created my life. Coco Chanel

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

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

Great loves too must be endured. Coco Chanel

Be classy. Anything but trashy. Coco Chanel

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress. Coco Chanel

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It is unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure. Coco Chanel

Where should one use perfume? a young woman asked. “Wherever one wants to be kissed. Coco Chanel

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

If you are sad, If you are heartbroken, make yourself up , dress up , add more lipstick and attack . Men hate women who weep. Coco Chanel

There is no fashion for the old. Coco Chanel

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. Coco Chanel

I like fashion to go down to the street, but I can’t accept that it should originate there. Coco Chanel

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

Elegance comes from being as beautiful inside as outside. CoCo Chanel

Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance! Coco Chanel

I was the one who changed, it wasn’t fashion. I was the one who was in fashion. Coco Chanel

Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony. Coco Chanel

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

A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life. Coco Chanel

A woman can be overdressed but never over elegant. Coco Chanel

There is a time for work, and a time for love. That leaves no other time. Coco Chanel

Fashion fades, only style remains the same. Coco Chanel

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

Dress like you are going to meet your worst enemy today. Coco Chanel

In fashion, you know you have succeeded when there is an element of upset. Coco Chanel

I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it. Coco Chanel

The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you. Coco Chanel

My friends, there are no friends. Coco Chanel

It’s not houses I love, it’s the life I live in them. Coco Chanel

Sin can be forgiven, but stupid is forever. Coco Chanel

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

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

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Fashion is in the sky, the streets, fashion has to do with ideas, the way in which we live, the events surrounding us. Coco Chanel

A woman with good shoes is never ugly. Coco Chanel

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

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

There is nothing more comfortable than a caterpillar and nothing more made for love than a butterfly. We need dresses that crawl and dresses that fly. Fashion is at once a captapillar and a butterfly, caterpillar by day, butterfly by night. Coco Chanel

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Coco Chanel

I consider lace to be one of the prettiest imitations ever made of the fantasy of nature. Coco Chanel

The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you. Coco Chanel

I wanted to give a woman comfortable clothes that would flow with her body. Coco Chanel

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

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

Men always remember a woman who caused them concern and uneasiness. Coco Chanel

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

Adornment is never anything except a reflection of the heart. Coco Chanel

I imposed black; it still going strong today, for black wipes out everything else around. Coco Chanel

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity. Coco Chanel

Coquetry, it’s a triumph of the spirit over the senses. Coco Chanel

Only those with no memory insist on their originality. Coco Chanel

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