20+ Coco Chanel Quotes about Style, Fashion, Life & Living

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Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel, 19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971,  was a French fashion designer and businesswoman. She designed jewellery, handbags, and fragrance.

Following are Coco Chanel Famous and inspiring quotes about fashion, design, and women with images.

Coco Chanel Quotes

“A woman with good shoes is never ugly.”

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

“I don’t do fashion, I am fashion.”

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

“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.”

“Fashion is in the sky, in the street.”

“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.”

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

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

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

“Fashion changes, but style endures.”

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

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

“Elegance is refusal.”

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

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

“All men are children, and if you understand that, a woman understands everything.”

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

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

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

“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.”

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

“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.”

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

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