Chic, sharp and always on point, Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld continue to captivate young generations of fashion fans. Chanel was fierce and uncompromising in her opinions on fashion, women and life, while Lagerfeld’s famously controversial pronouncements were seized upon by fashionistas, acolytes and sages around the world. Cultivated, surprising and sometimes shocking, their ‘bons mots’ are always impossible to ignore.
This elegant box set contains two slim volumes of their pithiest, wittiest and most provocative quotations, and will be required reading for us all today as we negotiate the trickiest curves of modern life.
‘Fashion changes, but style endures’ Coco Chanel
‘People who tell all appal me’ Karl Lagerfeld
‘The best things in life are free. The second-best are very expensive’ Coco Chanel
‘You must never be afraid of progress. Otherwise you are damned’ Karl Lagerfeld