The Inspiring Life Of Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel really lived a glorious life. Maybe that is the secret to her successful fashion brand. By creating some of the most iconic fashion pieces, she will always have a special place in the fashion industry. Her whole life had been an unbelievable adventure, full with ups and downs, but somehow she always managed to find her way back to the top.

The Inspiring Life Of Coco Chanel

Whenever someone mentions her name, there are many things that are coming to our mind. For some that is the little black dress, for others is the best-selling perfume of all times ‘Chanel No.5‘. Despite her rough childhood, Coco Chanel raised like phoenix and became one of the most influential designers of the past century.

Coco Chanel lost her mother while she was very young and she ended up in an orphanage. There she learned how to sew from the nuns, so despite her tough time, she stepped into the world of fashion without even knowing. After leaving the orphanage, Coco Chanel started living a glamorous life that sounds like an unbelievable story written in a drama romance book.

The best thing about Coco is that she inspires many people around the world with her work, especially women, because she was a symbol of a feminine power in the prevailing men’s world at that time. Despite her fabulous fashion designs, Coco Chanel always had something smart to say, so in today’s article despite our great Infographic devoted to her life we will highlight some of her most inspiring quotes on life, style, money, success, feminism, love and men. We couldn’t select less than 40 quotes from this amazingly intelligent woman. I hope you’ll enjoy!

Coco Chanel

“There are people who have money and people who are rich.”

“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.

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

“I don’t do fashion, I am fashion.”

“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.”

“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.”

“Fashion passes, style remains.”

“‘Where should one use perfume? – a young woman asked. ‘Wherever one wants to be kissed –  I said.”

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

“Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.”

“Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”

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

“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.”

“Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.”

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

“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.”

“My life didn’t please me, so I created my life.”

“As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!”

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

The Inspiring Life Of Coco Chanel

“A woman with good shoes is never ugly.”

“There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.”

“A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.”

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

“A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.”

“Men always remember a woman who caused them concern and uneasiness.”

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

“It is always better to be slightly underdressed.”

“The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.”

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

“Dress like you are going to meet your worst enemy today.”

“Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.”

“Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.”

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

“If yo’re sad, add more lipstick and attack!”

“Keep your heels, head and standards high.”

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”

“If you want to be original, be ready to be copied.”

“Whoever said money can’t buy happiness, didn’t know where to go shopping.”

“A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.”

“There are no ugly women in the world, just lazy ones.”

If you like reading inspiring qoutes you can also check our selection of the best quotes from Sharon Stone.

Author: Viktor Milevski

Perfectionist by nature, big enthusiast, great chef, blogger and a beer lover…