Coco Chanel's Best Quotes

The Endlessly Quotable Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel's Best Quotes

"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself," Coco Chanel once said, adding, after a beat, "Aloud." The legendary designer did exactly that for most of her life, which meant that she became not only one of the world's strongest forces in fashion, but also one of its most quoted citizens. In honor of her Aug. 19 birthday, here's a look back at our favorite of her many declarations.

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