Posts tagged "coco chanel"

Karl Lagerfeld Photographs Victoria Beckham In Chanel’s Iconic Paris Home

It’s not every day that Karl Lagerfeld deems a fashionista worthy of being photographed in Coco Chanel’s iconic former Paris home at 31 Rue Cambon, so it’s kind of remarkable…

Rachel Krause | October 18, 2012 - 1:20 pm

9 Proud Sluts In History

Here at The Frisky, we love sluts. When did being in charge of your sexuality become a bad thing? The word first appeared in the English language in the early…

Rachel Krause | October 19, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Coco Chanel’s Bisexuality, Drug-Use & Nazi Ties Come To Light In New Biography

Coco Chanel didn’t lay the foundation for her eponymous fashion empire by coloring within the lines and following the rules. So it’s not surprising that the deceased designer’s closet still…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 1, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Lifestyle Icon: Our Favorite Coco Chanel Quotes

Besides inventing one of the most important pieces in any woman’s wardrobe–the little black dress–fashion icon Coco Chanel has been quoted saying some of the most insightful and poignant things…

Carrie Morrissey | September 30, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Fashion, Music, And Forbidden Love

“Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky,” the true story of forbidden romance between two of the most creative minds of the 20th century, is out on Blu-ray and DVD today. Roger…

Annika Harris | September 28, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Want A Peek Inside Coco Chanel’s Apartment?

If “Coco Avant Chanel” didn’t satisfy your prying mind about the iconic designer, here’s a bit of eye candy for you. The fashion blog Sea of Shoes got a very…

Leonora Epstein | December 4, 2009 - 7:45 pm

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Coco Chanel

Itching to dress up like a style dah-ling this Halloween? Dear old kooky Karl Lagerfeld is the obvious choice, but who wants to be obvious on arguably the most important…

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Quote Of The Day: Karl Lagerfeld On Feminism

“I was never a feminist because I was never ugly enough for that.”— Karl Lagerfeld pretending to be Coco Chanel in Harper’s Bazaar. We wonder if he used a girly…

Erin Flaherty | August 7, 2009 - 12:50 pm

Sex! Lies! Homophobia! What You Never Knew About Coco Chanel (And Might Not Want To)

Considered a matriarch of the fashion world, most know Coco Chanel as a glamorous figure, an image easily conjured by the famous photos of the designer in her Parisian atélier…

Leonora Epstein | July 27, 2009 - 3:00 pm

“Coco Avant Chanel”: A Worthy Biopic

The trailer for “Coco Avant Chanel,” a biopic based on Coco Chanel’s early years starring Audrey Tatou, has finally arrived much to our delight. Since the film opens…

Annika Harris | March 10, 2009 - 3:30 pm

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For September 13-14th 2008

Weekends can’t be all about going out and socializing, especially if you’re laid up in bed with the flu like Amelia. The weekend should also be a time to relax…

The Frisky | September 13, 2008 - 10:00 am

Audrey Tautou’s Coco Chanel Movie

One of our favorite actresses, Audrey Tautou, is starring as Coco Chanel in the upcoming movie Coco Before Chanel, one of a few recent Chanel movies. But as the title…

Catherine Strawn | August 28, 2008 - 6:00 pm

This Week On The Frisky: Picking Obama’s Running Mate, Songs About Vaginas, & How To Snoop

We suggested 10 women that Barack Obama should consider for his running mate. He’s taking forever to announce who he’s chosen. Coincidence? We think not. Gave you lots to think…

The Frisky | August 22, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Fashion Slideshow: Inspired By Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel’s birthday was this week, so we thought it was only fitting to put together a slideshow of fashions inspired by this legend. She revolutionized women’s fashion in the…

Annika Harris | August 22, 2008 - 5:30 pm

What People Are “Too Busy” For This Week

Poor oranges. They’re delicious, but they can be a little messy, and for the third year in a row, orange consumption has fallen, according to a Reuters article. A survey…

Catherine Strawn | June 3, 2008 - 1:30 pm