Titled "Second Floor," the photos capture Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel's rooms above the brand's store at 31 rue Cambon. The 45 photographs will be exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery in London from September 12 to 22. "Shooting at Coco Chanel's apartment was an unexpectedly absorbing...

Dubbed the Flowers of Evil collection (after a book of poems by Baudelaire), she was working on a presentation of the collection, and even a fragrance, both of which did not come to pass unfortunately. Notwithstanding, Coco Chanel began a long relationship with the Société Baudelaire that...

I'm a true fan of Coco Chanel. She was a real genius. And though I don't agree with her opinion about men and love, I do admire everything she did with fashion. She actually transformed fashion, made it more modest, but a lot more elegant. Her little black dress has become a wardrobe must-have...

a biography and biopic have come out delving into bits and pieces of Coco Chanel's life, but an upcoming biography is said to have unearthed some new details. With the release of, out Nov. 10, biographer Lisa Chaney claims to have concrete evidence that Chanel used drugs, embraced...

>> Coco Chanel would have marked her 128th birthday tomorrow, and though she's been gone for just over 40 years now, new allegations keep popping up about her life. One upcoming biography, out this November, recently made headlines for positing that Chanel did drugs and was bisexual, and now...

Now, it would be easy to just look at Chanel's latest collection and recreate some of the outfits. Instead, I'm going to focus on the influences that founder Coco Chanel had on the fashion world, keeping some of her most famous quotes in mind. Coco Chanel was born Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel...

Karl Lagerfeld thinks Coco Chanel would have "hated" his work. The flamboyant designer – who is creative director at both Fendi and Chanel – believes he has done well at the fashion house because he was given total freedom, though he doesn't think the label's founder would have approved of...

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...

World Wide Web – Coco Chanel's always been at the frontlines for her surprising antics so biographies about the late designer aren't exactly groundbreaking. But biographer Lisa Chaney's newest biography about Chanel makes several claims about the designer's drug use, bisexuality, affair...

It must be so hard to be , constantly living in Coco Chanel's shadow, constantly being compared, judged, and critiqued based on the image of a woman who died forty years ago. It's like no one gives him any credit! Which is why it's so nice to see him stick up for himself and finally speak up,...

 

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