Coco Chanel Quotes

Coco Chanel Quotes…
Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971)was a French fashion designer and businesswoman. The founder and namesake of the Chanel brand, she was credited in the post-World War I era with popularizing a sporty, casual chic as the feminine standard of style.

One of the most influential designers of all time, Coco Chanel quotes are words to take note of. As a designer, Chanel changed the face of fashion but she was also particularly astute offering plenty of pearls of wisdom during her time in the spotlight.

Coco Chanel Quotes

“I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.”


“Fashion changes, but style endures.”


“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.”


“A woman with good shoes is never ugly.”


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


“Luxury must be comfortable. Otherwise, it is not luxury.


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


“Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside.”


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


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


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

Coco Chanel Quotes

Coco Chanel Quotes

There have been several Duchesses of Westminster but there is only one Chanel!


“I consider lace to be one of the prettiest imitations ever made of the fantasy of nature”


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


“We need dresses that crawl and dresses that fly. Fashion is at once a caterpillar and a butterfly; caterpillar by day, butterfly by night.”


“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.”


“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.”


Coco Chanel quotes in French

“To achieve great things, you must first dream.”

“Pour réaliser de grandes choses, il faut d’abord rêver.”


“In order to be irreplaable, one must be different.”

“Pour être irremplaçable, il faut être différente.”


“Strength is built by failures, not successes.”

“La force est construite par les échecs, pas par les réussites.”


“The best accessory for a woman; a beautiful man!”

“Le meilleur accessoire pour une femme : un bel homme!”


“Strength is built by one’s failures, not by one’s successes.”

“La force est construite par les échecs, pas par les réussites.”


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

“La beauté commence au moment où vous décidez d’être vous-même.”


“I Regret Nothing in Life but the Things I Have Not Done.”

“Je ne regrette rien dans ma vie, à l’exception de ce que je n’ai pas fait.”


“Be who you are, not who the world wants you to be.”

“Soyez qui vous êtes, Pas qui le monde veut que vous soyez.”


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

“Je m’en fiche de ce que tu penses de moi. Moi, je ne pense pas à toi du tout.”


“Beauty Should Begin in the Heart and Soul, otherwise cosmetics are useless.”

“La beauté devrait commencer dans l’âme et dans le cœur, autrement les cosmétiques sont inutiles.”


“A dress made correctly should allow you to walk, dance, even ride a horse.”

“Une robe faite correctement devrait permettre de marcher, de danser, même de monter à cheval.”

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

“Si tu as compris que la plupart des hommes sont comme des enfants, tu n’as pas besoin d’en savoir plus


“Dress like you are going to meet the love of your life, your ex, and your worst enem.”

“Habille toi comme si tu allais rencontrer l’amour de ta vie, ton ex et ta pire ennemie.”


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

“Vous pouvez être magnifique à trente ans, charmant à quarante ans et irrésistible pour le reste de votre vie.”

“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.”

“La nature vous donne le visage que vous avez à vingt and. La vie façonne le visage que vous avez à trente and. Mais à cinquante ans, vous obtenez le visage que vous méritez.

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