girl, all of the items of the costume would be authentic Chanel. Fortunately for those of us with smaller budgets, every brand does their own rendition of the Chanel 2.55 bag, boucle tweed jacket, Verdura cuff, ballet flat and much more. I selected three of my favorite looks from different...

Coco Chanel's Quotes about Fashion, Style and Beauty: 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 changes, but style endures. A woman who doesn't wear perfume has no...

Fashion Royalty – Coco Chanel A new film about fashion royalty Coco Chanel is set to hit cinemas this Friday. Coco Before Chanel looks at the life of the icon before she launched the Chanel brand. Whilst we'd all like to own a piece of Chanel, the £1000 + price tag for most of their items...

Monday, December 6, 2010 'if you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing' - Coco Chanel 'if you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing' - Coco Chanel This is one of my favourite quotes from Grabrielle 'Coco' Chanel, one of my favourite and...

PreviousNext "The most courageous act is still to think for yourself," Coco Chanel once said, adding, after a beat, "Aloud." The legendary designer did exactly that for most of her life, which meant that she became not only one of the world's strongest forces in fashion, but also one of its...

Happy Birthday to my beautiful mom today! My family means everything to me and my parents have been so supportive of my blog as well as being an integral part of t+j Designs since the beginning. I really could not live my dreams without them and their support. So a big thank you to my mom and...

Gold tone drop earrings 1970s-1980s $2200 Back in January I mentioned 1stDibs as one of the best destinations for finding vintage Chanel and they are the home to the Chanel Avant Karl sale featuring rare period Chanel costume jewelry. With Coco Chanel's birthday approaching this Sunday,...

>> 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...

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...

Happy 128th birthday, Mademoiselle Chanel. I'll be reading my Chanel: A Woman of Her Own biography while clutching my pearls in bouclé tweed. May you continue being one of the most influential designers long after your death, and inspiring girls on Facebook (who don't know anything about...

 

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