) "I don't approach fashion; fashion approaches me," said Daphne Guinness. In recent years, we have seen Guinness grace the photos of fashion events and runway shows, most of the time in her signature gravity-defying Nina Ricci heels. She has been cited as an inspiration to Lady Gaga, Tom...

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...

fashion, made it more modest, but a lot more elegant. Her little black dress has become a wardrobe must-have and her style advice is still timely (I bet it will always be!!!) So, I decided it would be interesting for you to read some of her famous quotes about fashion, style and beauty. Coco...

Both day and eveningwear from Chanel was made comfortable so that movements weren't hindered. Low heels, sleeveless blouses under jackets, bags on long straps – all these were intended to provide woman with comfort. Coco Chanel never created fashion for fashion. Her clients' comfort was above...

) I thought this would be an appropriate quote given that we have just finished a full four weeks of fashion show madness. Elbaz is so, so, so, so right here, and his comparisons highlight just how insane the whole fashion industry has become. I know this is a big topic right now, which is...

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...

Many previous biographys have tried to delve into the mysterious life of iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel, but the latest literary testament is said to have unearthed some pretty astonishing new details about the lady herself. The release of Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life – which is out...

Karl Lagerfeld was the designer head of the Chanel fashion house since 1983. In addition to his work with high fashion, she also designed the costumes for plays such as Antigone Cocteau (1923) and Oedipus Rex ( 1937) and film costumes for several movies, including Renoir's The Rules of the...

Commemorating the life and legacy of Gabrielle Coco Chanel, the French fashion house has unveiled "The Sense of Places" exhibition. Visitors will be immersed in Coco Chanel's world as the exhibition features a set of visual displays shedding light on the French fashion designer's sources of...

Bronwyn Cosgrave reveals the true and inspiring character of the super petite yet immensely strong-willed and talented fashion legend Coco Chanel. Astonishingly, it took about 150 hours of manual labour to create the classic strictly haute couture Chanel suit before ready-to-wear models...

 

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