To celebrate Coco Chanel's birthday, we take a look at the pioneering French fashion designer in her own words. Click through to read classic Coco quotes, from the importance of make-up to how to achieve your dreams.
1883 - 1971 DESIGNER Her personal life was complicated, her design credo simple and elegant: "Fashion fades; only style remains the same," she said. Merci for the little black dress, the classy suit, No. and plenty of je ne sais quoi.
Coco Chanel: The French fashion designer Coco Chanel ruled over Parisian haute couture for almost six decades. Famous for her now-classic innovations were the Chanel suit, costume jewelry, and the little black dress.
One of the most admired and influential women in the world is undeniably Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was born on August 1883 in Saumur, France to an unwed mother who worked as a laundry woman. Gabrielle’s father.