Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, or as many know her as, Coco Chanel, was born August 19th, 1883 in Saumur, a small city in France. She was born in a poorhouse to traveling salesman Albert Chanel and Jeanne Devolle. She had two sisters, Julie and Antoinette and three brothers, Alphonse, Lucien and...

" Along with the tweet, she Instagrammed a number of pictures of her touring Coco Chanel's legendary Rue Cambon apartment with Chanel's designer of costume jewellery and accessories, Laetitia Crahay, including one of her posed on the "legendary staircase" and another reenacting a "Coco moment"...

Chanel has released a teaser for Karl Lagerfeld's new short film Once Upon A Time. A 45-second clip released by Chanel shows a hint of what we can expect from the new film by the brand's creative director Karl Lagerfeld. Cast as Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel, we see British star Keira Knightley...

Finally after all this time we can hear from the lady herself speaking about her big white wedding! American Vogue have uploaded a video of Kate Moss talking about the preparations leading up to her June yesterday. The clip follows on from another video I posted yesterday of some of her...

14 (she was snapped taking a break the first morning), and opening night is March 22. Yesterday, her promotional photos for the play were released , and Ward appeared in front of media for the first time since taking her break for the play's press conference in Perth — video,...

took to the Victoria's Secret catwalk for the first time in her career on November 8th for the lingerie brand's annual show. Speaking before the show went down, Karlie commented on how she was feeling about taking part in the show, and how she hopes to continue working for Victoria's Secret...

Coco Chanel sits in her Hotel Ritz Paris apartment in 1960. Photo: Getty Images If you haven't fallen into the brain-itching wormhole of voyeuristic awesomeness that is The Coveteur yet, get your flashlights ready because you're about to get sucked in. The beautifully executed blog takes you...

Coco Chanel standing in her balcony at her suite in The Ritz overlooking Place Vendome. "The Ritz is my home", Coco Chanel. Though Coco Chanel's infamous apartment is at 31 Rue Cambon, she never slept there. She worked and entertained there but when it was time to retire for the night, she...

In 1923 Coco Chanel met the Duke of Westminster – at the time the wealthiest man in Britain – and the two began a love affair that lasted for most of the remainder of the 1920s. Coco Chanel took time between fittings and collections to visit her lover at the Duke's vast array of estates. In...

Coco Chanel is credited with making tans chic. With all her time spent on the French Riviera and on the Flying Cloud it's no wonder that she became tan – and what Coco did, everyone else did. Today, things have changed. We're supposed to douse ourselves in sunscreen and if we want a tan, we...

 

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