Coco Chanel Quotes (59 quotes)
On Charles De Gaulle during 1944 interview with, the then MI6 agent, Malcolm Muggeridge. Read the full interview here.
“There is nothing more comfortable than a caterpillar and nothing more made for love than a butterfly. We need dresses that crawl and dresses that fly. Fashion is at once a caterpillar and a butterfly, caterpillar by day, butterfly by night”
Statement in the 1920s as quoted in Chanel (1987) by Jean Leymari
As quoted in Coco Chanel : Her Life, Her Secrets (1971)
As quoted in Coco Chanel : Her Life, Her Secrets (1971) by Marcel Haedrich
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Born: August 19, 1883
Died: January 10, 1971 (aged 87)
Bio: Gabrielle Coco Bonheur Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She was the only fashion designer to be named on Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century.
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“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”