Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel

French couturier

Lived from: 1883-1971

Quotes: Coco Chanel

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    Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
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    Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
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    Nothing goes out of fashion sooner than a long dress with a very low neck.
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    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.
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    Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
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    How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something, but to be someone.
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    I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.
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    In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
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    Innovation! One cannot be forever innovating. I want to create classics.
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    My friends, there are no friends.
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    There are people who have money and people who are rich.
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    There is a time for work and a time for love. That leaves no other time.
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    Why am I so determined to put the shoulder where it belongs? Women have very round shoulders that push forward slightly; this touches me and I say: ''One must not hide that!'' Then someone tells you: ''The shoulder is on the back.'' I've never seen women with shoulders on their backs.
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    Youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it.
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