Coco Chanel is without a doubt one of the most important visionary designers when it comes to women's fashion. Mademoiselle Gabrielle was the embodiement of classic style and good taste. Her sartorial advice remains useful to this day. So what are the essentials of a Coco Chanel-approved wardrobe?
"A woman with good shoes is never ugly."
“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.”
"Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman."
"Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions."
"Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress."