We have had countless Coco Chanel books and films, so it was only a matter of time before Coco Chanel the musical came to town. Coco is currently playing at the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London and will continue to show throughout the month. Originally written by former Oscar winner Alan Jay...

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...

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...

We have had countless Coco Chanel books and films, so it was only a matter of time before Coco Chanel the musical came to town. Coco is currently playing at the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London and will continue to show throughout the month. Originally written by former Oscar winner Alan Jay...

We have had countless Coco Chanel books and films, so it was only a matter of time before Coco Chanel the musical came to town. Coco is currently playing at the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London and will continue to show throughout the month. Originally written by former Oscar winner Alan Jay...

Coco Chanel herself incredibly interesting, so I thought it was high time that there be a Fashion Philosophy post dedicated to her. 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...

Early on, tans were déclassé and were a symbol of poverty — only those who toiled in the hot sun had bronzed skin. 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,...

>> 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...

The release of Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life – which is out November 10th this year – has been written by biographer Lisa Chaney, who claims to have concrete evidence that Chanel used drugs, embraced bisexuality, and had an affair with Salvador Dali while he was married. Lisa also...

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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