10 Inspiring Coco Chanel Quotes

Coco Chanel lived a truly spectacular life. She was raised in an orphanage, where the nuns taught her how to sew, and worked as a singer in Paris cafes before eventually turning to design. She revolutionised the way women dress. Comfort, ease, simplicity and elegance became the new expression of feminine beauty. She popularised the wearing of trousers, suits and other traditionally male garments and turned the fashion industry upside down. Her words are inspiring. Here are my favourite Coco Chanel quotes. Enjoy! 

  1. My life didn’t please me, so I created my life. – Coco Chanel

  1. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. – Coco Chanel


  1. A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. – Coco Chanel


  1. Fashion changes, but style endures. – Coco Chanel


  1. Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. – Coco Chanel


  1. In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different. – Coco Chanel


  1. You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life. – Coco Chanel


  1. The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you. – Coco Chanel


  1. Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress. – Coco Chanel


  1. 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