Coco Chanel


Born
in Saumur, France
August 19, 1883

Died
January 10, 1971

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Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel was a pioneering French fashion designer whose modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions, and pursuit of expensive simplicity made her an important figure in 20th-century fashion. She was the founder of the famous fashion brand, Chanel. Her extraordinary influence on haute couture was such that she was the only person in the field to be named on Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

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Коко Шанель - Жизнь рассказ...

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Good Night Stories for Rebe...

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The Gospel According to Coc...

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Chanel Jewlery

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Die Kunst, Chanel zu sein

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The Movie Book (Big Ideas S...

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2021 Women Who Rock Our Wor...

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Fantastically Great Women W...

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The Business Book (Big Idea...

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“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
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“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.”
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“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.”
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