Coco Chanel: 5 Lessons of Beauty From a Legend

It’s been almost 134 years from Coco Chanel‘s birth, yet she still represents an icon and a reference point for millions of people in the world.

Born into an impoverished single-parent family in France, with her strength and determination she succeeded in becoming one of the greatest fashion designers the world has ever known.

In her elegant salon, the Mademoiselle entertained some of the most celebrated men of the century, like Picasso, Dalí, Cocteau, Diaghilev and Churchill, fascinating them with her unique class and charisma.

To honor her, we have selected 5 beauty secrets she considered fundamental for every woman:

1 – “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” 

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2 – “If you’re sad, if you are disappointed in love, put on your makeup, give yourself some beauty care, put on lipstick, and attack.”

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3 – “A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” 

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4 – “At 20, your face has been given to you by nature; at 30, your face has been fashioned for life; but at 50, it is up to you to deserve it.”

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5 – “The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.”

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