“Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.” This seems like a perfect quote from the fabulous Chanel. It can awaken us to the true point of apparel – improvement. Knowing how to improve is something that Chanel mastered early in life. She had to master it to survive. Yet she mastered it so thoroughly that a century later, we still adore her and her fashions.
Get to know her better. So many fabulous books have been written about Chanel. You can find her on YouTube and if you speak French you can listen first hand to many more quotes.
Here is a page of Chanel quotes on BrainyQuote. To keep current, remember to refresh pages when you click on from an old link.
It seems that this quote, “Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity”, from Chanel speaks again to our world today. “Authenticity” is a word and concept that is driving much of the fashion world today.
StyleCaster has a great page on Chanel. They wrote on August 19, 2014, “On the anniversary of what would have been the fabulous Ms. Chanel’s 131st birthday, we’re highlighting some of her absolute best quotes on fashion, career, and life.”
For example, “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”