7 signs that you're a true Chanel woman

25 August 2016

A true Chanel fangirl is not hard to recognize in a crowd. She oozes elegance in her understated but chic LBD, and has perfectioned the art of styling, with some carefully selected pearls, brooches and earrings. Her favorite bag is a quilted one and she likes the world best in monochrome colors. 

We secretly believe there's a Chanel woman inside all of us. Check to see if you're suffering from the symptoms with our checklist below.

  1. You've got a major obsession with Chanel bags
    You're a huge lover of Chanel bags. There is something about that soft lambskin, the quilted pattern and the perfectly shiny hardware that just makes your heart melt. You can spot a Chanel piece from a mile away and have an unending wishlist of Chanel bags.

    "Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance!" - Coco Chanel
     
  2. Your favourite colour is black
    Wether it's summer or winter, you will always stick to your timeless black items. You feircefully believe that black is an effortlessly chic color, that works any time, any place. 

    “I imposed black; it still going strong today, for black wipes out everything else around” - Coco Chanel
     
  3. You're not afraid to stand out 
    As long as it suits your style, you are willing to wear the most daring items and you simply can't be bothered by the opinion of others. It's one of those wise lesson you learnt from Mademoiselle Coco herself. 

    “A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.” - Coco Chanel

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  4. Friends would describe your style as classic 
    Your wardrobe consists of the perfect basics, filled with timeless icons. You're not the kind of girl to immediately follow up on trends, but as long as it's something you consider a 'new classic', you're always in for a try. You love anything elegant and sophisticated. 

    ''Fashion changes but style endures''
     
  5. You prefer pearls over diamonds any day
    From pearl earrings to pearl necklaces, you would love to drown yourself in pearls. Pearls are the epitome of chic and can go from understated to luxuriously lavish. Where diamonds are only for certain events, pearls can be worn on a day to day basis. 

    “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls.” - Coco Chanel

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  6. Leaving the house without lipstick, I don't think so 
    You feel naked without your lipstick, so you'll always make sure to paint those lips before going out the door. You usually go for your signature red, but on easy days you grab a nude. Because as long as you wear lipstick, you can take on the world.

    ''If you're sad, add more lipstick and attack'' - Coco Chanel
     
  7. You apply your perfume elaborately 
    After applying your lipstick, you apply your favourite perfume, preferably something from Chanel. During the day you'll wear something light like Coco Mademoiselle or Chanel Chance. When the night comes, you like to go for something heavier, Chanel no5 or Chanel Coco Noir are the perfect scent for a romantic evening out.

    “A woman should wear perfume wherever she wants to be kissed.”