10 fabulous quotes from a fashion icon – Coco Chanel
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10 fabulous quotes from a fashion icon – Coco Chanel

Ezinne Osuagwu

Coco Chanel was always known for her witty retorts and her wise words, she always had the last say. Fondly remembered for her timeless quotes which have served as mottos for her devotees and fashion enthusiasts, here are 10 quotes from the fashion designer that makes her memories evergreen in our hearts.

  • 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.
  • Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
  • Dress shabbily and they remember the dress, dress impeccably and they remember the woman

  • 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
  • The best things in life are free. The second-best are very expensive.”

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

  • A woman with good shoes is never ugly.
  • Dress like you are going to meet your worst enemy today
    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.”

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