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Fashion, Style and Life: 49 Quotes By Coco Chanel

  1. “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” – Coco Chanel
  2. “A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.” – Coco Chanel
  3. “A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” – Coco Chanel
  4. “A woman with good shoes is never ugly.” – Coco Chanel
  5. “All men are children, and if you understand that, a woman understands everything.” – Coco Chanel
  6. “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” – Coco Chanel
  7. “Dress like you are going to meet your worst enemy today.” – Coco Chanel
  8. “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” – Coco Chanel
  9. “Elegance is refusal.” – Coco Chanel
  10. “Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside.”
  11. “Fashion changes–style remains.” – Coco Chanel
  12. “Fashion changes, but style endures.” – Coco Chanel
  13. “Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.” – Coco Chanel
  14. “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.” – Coco Chanel
  15. “Gentleness doesn’t get work done, unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.” – Coco Chanel
  16. “Great loves too must be endured.” – Coco Chanel
  17. “How many cares one loses when one decides to to be something but to be someone.” – Coco Chanel
  18. “I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.” – Coco Chanel
  19. “I don’t do fashion, I am fashion.” – Coco Chanel
  20. “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.” – Coco Chanel
  21. “I imposed black; it is still going strong today, for black wipes out everything else around.” – Coco Chanel
  22. “I was the one who changed, it wasn’t fashion. I was the one who was in fashion.” – Coco Chanel
  23. “If I cut my hair, others did. If I shortened my dresses, so did everyone else.” – Coco Chanel
  24. “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” – Coco Chanel
  25. “It’s not houses I love, it’s the life I live in them.” – Coco Chanel
  26. “Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.” – Coco Chanel
  27. “Material things aside, we need no advice but approval.” – Coco Chanel
  28. “May my legend prosper and thrive. I wish it a long and happy life.” – Coco Chanel
  29. “Men always remember a woman who caused them concern and uneasiness.” – Coco Chanel
  30. “My life didn’t please me, so I created my life.” – Coco Chanel
  31. “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.” – Coco Chanel
  32. “One cannot be forever innovating. I want to create classics.” – Coco Chanel
  33. “Only those with no memory insist on their originality.” – Coco Chanel
  34. “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.”– Coco Chanel
  35. “Since everything is in our heads, we had better not lose them.” – Coco Chanel
  36. “Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.” – Coco Chanel
  37. “The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.” – Coco Chanel
  38. “The best things in life are free. The second-best are very expensive.” – Coco Chanel
  39. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”– Coco Chanel
  40. “There are people who have money and people who are rich.” – Coco Chanel
  41. “There is time for work, and time for love. That leaves no other time.” – Coco Chanel
  42. “To be irreplaceable, you must be different.” – Coco Chanel
  43. “You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life.” – Coco Chanel
  44. “You live but once; you might as well be amusing.” – Coco Chanel
  45. “It is always better to be slightly underdressed.” – Coco Chanel
  46. “I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.” – Coco Chanel
  47. “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel
  48. “Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty
  49. is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” – Coco Chanel
  50. “Passion goes, Boredom remains.” – Coco Chane

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