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"There are people who have money  and people who are rich"    Coco Chanel  (1883-1971)

A 1937 portrait of French fashion designer Coco Chanel - wearing a ruff collar. (Photo by George Hoyningen-Huene/RDA/Getty Images).

Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly backstage at the 28th annual Academy Awards... if only women were still this classy today... oh what a world what a world.

Classy ladies, Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly backstage at the Annual Academy Awards on March 1956 love their dresses! No actress even come close to these two today!

Dior's glamorous Zemire (1954), a full length skirt, bodice and long jacket by Louise Dahl-Wolf

February 1947 - Dior's New Look. Fashion critic and Harper's Bazaar editor-in-chief Carmel Snow exclaimed, 'It's quite a revelation, dear Christian. Your dresses have such a new look!

Oh my word!  I need to wear this dress!  Vogue - 1951 - Belle of the Ball in Balenciaga

Inspiration: Classic Black & White - Love this classic black and white image, and her beautiful Balenciaga wedding gown.

Coco Chanel at her suite at the Ritz Hotel, Paris France  1937  She lived at the Ritz from 1934 until her death in 1971, even during the occupation in WWII, though in a smaller room.

Gabrielle Chanel in her suite at the Ritz hotel in Paris. Published in Harper's Bazaar in this photo was chosen for the Chanel advertisement. For the first time, Chanel herself promoted her perfume 1937

Coco Chanel #Christmas #Thanksgiving #Holiday

Life according to Coco Chanel "In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." Picture: Coco in the

By 1916 Chanel’s stores were so financially successful that she had 300 employees.

Gloria Vanderbilt, Jackie O…and SNOOKI?

Two favorite quotes from Coco Chanel: "A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous" and "Fashion fades, only style remains the same"

Coco Chanel & her legendary love for pearls!....Chanel was noted for her use of long strand necklaces of black pearls & of white pearls which contrasted the severity of the design of her knitted wool Chanel suits.

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jpg Coco Chanel with Serge Lifar, the principal dancer of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes during its final years in the late black and white vintage fashion photo