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60 Coco Chanel quotes on Fashion, Beauty, and life.

by grace ashi
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60 Coco Chanel quotes on fashion, beauty, and life

I have gathered the best coco Chanel quotes on fashion, beauty, and self-love. She was strong, resilient and created an empire out of nothing.  Here are some of her best quotes and principles to live by. They are perfect for Instagram captions as well. Which one is your favorite quote? Comment below!

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My top 10 Chanel quotes on fashion, beauty and life

“You were born an original, don’t become a copy !”

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

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



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

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“Elegance is refusal.” Coco Chanel

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

“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

“How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.”

“Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance!”

“I wanted to give a woman comfortable clothes that would flow with her body. A woman is closest to being naked when she is well-dressed.”

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

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“Nothing makes a woman look older than obvious expensiveness, ornateness, complication”

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

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Use these Coco Chanel quotes for your social updates, messages, and make sure to pin your favorite quote and share it with a friend!

“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. “ -Coco Chanel

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“A woman has the age she deserves.” -Coco Chanel

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

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

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

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

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

“There goes a woman who knows all the things that can be taught and none of the things that cannot be taught.” -Coco Chanel

“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

“Innovation! One cannot be forever innovating. I want to create classics”

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud”

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

My favorite Coco Chanel quote

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

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“Fashion changes, but style endures.”

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

“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance” Coco chanel

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

“Fashion fades, only style remains the same”.

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

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

“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.”

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

“Fashion changes-style remains.”

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

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

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

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

“I wanted to give a woman comfortable clothes that would flow with her body. A woman is closest to being naked when she is well-dressed.”

“How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.”

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

“One cannot be forever innovating. I want to create classics.”

“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.”

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

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

“It is always better to be slightly underdressed.” Coco Chanel

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

“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is a perfect harmony.”

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

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“Only those with no memory insist on their originality.”

“Fashion has two purposes: comfort and love. Beauty comes when fashion succeeds.”

“Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.”

“A beautiful dress may look beautiful on a hanger, but that means nothing. It must be seen on the shoulders, with the movement of the arms, the legs, and the waist.”

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

Which Coco Chanel quote do you relate to the most? Let me know in the comments.

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14 comments

Ashley R February 26, 2020 - 9:55 PM

I just love CoCo Chanel. It is my signature perfume and she is just a genius.

grace ashi March 13, 2020 - 5:57 PM

chanel does make great perfume! I have chanel no5. Smells amazing

Delia Atenea February 26, 2020 - 11:53 AM

Oh my gosh are you kidding me! This is genius! All these Coco quotes are giving me life!!! Love this!

Carolyn February 26, 2020 - 9:46 AM

I knew some of the “obvious” ones, but I didn’t know she said THIS many amazing things! She’s so quotable!

Kileen February 25, 2020 - 10:27 PM

I love her and I love these quotes! All are SO good!

Kileen
cute & little

grace ashi February 26, 2020 - 11:21 AM

thank you 🙂

grace ashi March 13, 2020 - 5:57 PM

thanks for reading. Glad you enjoyed the post 🙂

Stephanie February 25, 2020 - 8:17 PM

Coco Chanel is such a freaking icon, I can’t even handle it sometimes. How much time did you spend looking up all these quotes? I knew there were a ton of good ones, but I never knew there were THIS many! I’m honestly not all that shocked though. Some of my favorite quotes of all time are on this list 🙂

grace ashi February 26, 2020 - 11:20 AM

it took me a few hours but i definitely enjoyed learning more about her. 🙂

Jennifer Prince February 25, 2020 - 4:58 PM

Such a great list of quotes! I love how she handled aging and life in general. What an inspiration!

grace ashi February 26, 2020 - 11:19 AM

thanks for reading 🙂

grace ashi February 26, 2020 - 11:20 AM

thank you. Glad you’re inspired

Taylor February 25, 2020 - 10:47 AM

Such a wise woman!

grace ashi February 26, 2020 - 11:19 AM

i know right?

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