August 17 2012 Friday at 12:59 PM

Fashion Follow: Timeless Elegance: Vogue Daily Article on Honoring the Life of Coco Chanel


Vogue Daily writes:

“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” Wise words from Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, the legendary designer who would have turned 129 years old on Sunday, and who is most certainly remembered for her own impeccable style. We do, after all, have her to thank for the timelessly chic tweed jackets, quilted bags, and LBDs that are synonymous with her namesake line and have become the uniform of understated elegance. Today, 103 years after she founded the brand, Chanel continues to be one of the most successful design houses in the world, proving as Coco so eloquently once said “fashion passes, style remains.” Here, in honor of her birthday, we bring you our favorite images of Chanel in Vogue.

Learn more about Chanel in Voguepedia.