Coco Chanel
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"Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel" was a French people/French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She is the only fashion designer listed on Time (magazine)/Time magazine's Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century/list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century. Along with Paul Poiret, Chanel was credited with liberating women from the constraints of the "corseted silhouette" and popularizing the acceptance of a sportive, casual chic as the feminine standard in the post-World War I era. A prolific fashion creator, Chanel's influence extended beyond couture clothing. Her design aesthetic was realized in jewelry, handbags, and fragrance. Her signature scent, Chanel No. 5, has become an iconic product.

Chanel was known for her lifelong determination, ambition, and energy which she applied to her professional and social life. She achieved both success as a businesswoman and social prominence thanks to the connections she made through her work. These included many artists and craftspeople to whom she became a patron. However, Chanel's life choices generated controversy, particularly her behaviour during the German occupation of France during World War II/German occupation of France in World War II.

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A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

Elegance is refusal.

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!"

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.

"The best color in the whole world, is the one that looks good, on you!

Youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it.

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.