Today is a very special day for everyone in fashion. It’s Coco Chanel’s birthday! The French designer forever changed the world of fashion with her signature scents, classic suits and of course, the famous little black dress. Besides for just her style sense, Chanel had a life that was filled with mystery and intrigue. For example, did you know before she got into the business of clothes, she was a singer? It’s true! She also learned everything about sewing from nuns — who knew? She will forever be known as one of the (if not the) greatest designers to ever live, and with help from our favorite Uncle Karl Lagerfeld, her brand and name will live on forever. In honor of her legacy and what would have been her 131st birthday, we rounded up 10 Coco Chanel quotes. Scroll through and enjoy!

coco chanel quotes birthday

 

“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.”

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”

“A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.”

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

 “Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.”

“Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.”

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

In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” 

“You live but once; you might as well be amusing.” 

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

 

Which is your favorite Coco Chanel quote?


Michelle Manetti is a graduate of Pace University and has a degree in Communication Studies with a concentration of Media Studies. She met Marc Jacobs in an elevator once. She also believes that yoga, Liquiteria and a Hunter Thompson book could save the world.

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