Vintage Fashion: Chanel, 1958.

Typically Chanel is this dance frock in geranium pink chiffon. The swaying three tiered skirt is attached to a draped bodice. The stole is in the same chiffon, Paris Fashion Showings for Fall-Winter

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1955 Model Suzy Parker wearing a creation of Jacques Heim,for an "Modess"…

Life according to Coco Chanel

Life according to Coco Chanel

To celebrate Coco Chanel's birthday, we take a look at the pioneering French fashion designer in her own words. Click through to read classic Coco quotes, from the importance of make-up to how to achieve your dreams.

When I go to the Oscars to collect an award...I will wear this.  Chanel Couture, 1950s

During our weekend in Den Haag, by accident I discovered that there was an exhibit about haute couture in the local museum, so I made my bo.

Dress, Evening  House of Chanel  (French, founded 1913)  Designer: Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur 1883–1971 Paris) Date: 1938 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Harrison Williams, Lady Mendl, and Mrs. Ector Munn, 1946

Dress, Evening House of Chanel (French, founded Designer: I love the lines !Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur Paris) Date: 1938 Culture: French Medium: silk