2011|10:25 AM It's seldom my eyes and ears perk up when flipping through a lecture catalog, but it also isn't often that lectures hold the promise of Coco Chanel. Wendy and Emery Reves, photographer, date and location unknown. In honor of Chanel's influence on fashion as well as literary...

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...

Lisa Chaney's new biography, "Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life" offers a fresh look at the life of one of the most influential women of the twentieth century. I, like many of you, have long been fascinated by not only the brand Chanel, but the woman that created it all. Her story is one that has...

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...

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...

You do not have to redo your closet everything and rush out and buy the latest designer wear to look like a celebrity, however, you can always buy a high priced important element (i.e., jacket, shoes or blouse) and link what you already have. Keep changing the outfit with various accessories...

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...

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...

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...

 

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