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...

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...

Keira Knightley is already the face of the classic Coco Mademoiselle fragrance, and now it looks like she'll be extending her working relationship with the French fashion House and its legendary creative director. Yep, Karl Lagerfeldhas tapped Keira to play the part of Coco Chanel in a short...

But like any other model, these supers had to take test shots, attend go-sees, and send their polaroids around to countless agents and designers. After finding three videos of a 22-year-old Kate Moss auditioning for a L'Oreal commercial, we began to search for other videos and photographs...

In an interesting twist on this-thing-looks-like-that-thing, Chanel has decided not to produce the crystal cuffs from its most recent runway show. Julie Zerbo over at The Fashion Law blog first noticed that Chanel's fall 2012 cuffs some thought looked a whole lot like some cuffs from Pamela...

It seems to me that most fashion lovers tend to think forgiving an anti-semitic rant is completely out of the question but I just wanted to point out that many of us already have. I am of course referring back to the two designers I named in the title Hugo Boss and Coco Chanel, both of which...

We already saw the fascinating process of how a Chanel jacket gets made–now we are getting a little glimpse into how the book about the Chanel jacket got made, thanks to the Karl and Carine recruited some of their fancy fashion friends to model the jacket and make it "their own". Georgia...

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 Coco Chanel...

 

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