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Coco Chanel

Lessons in Fashion and the Female Brain

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Christina Patterson

Coco Chanel and Anna Wintour both managed to become living incarnations of that 20th-century obsession (that we now take entirely for granted), the brand. The brand is king. And queen. And God.

Watch The "Coco Before Chanel" Trailer (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Coco Chanel is undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in the history of fashion. She single-handedly founded a fashion mecca, and now, her s...

"Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky" Closes Cannes

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A lavish portrayal of a brief affair between Russian composer Igor Stravinsky and fashion pioneer Coco Chanel in the early 1920s brings the curtain do...

Audrey Tautou Dishes On Playing Coco Chanel

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

"Coco Chanel's personality was absolutely extraordinary but beyond her genius and talent she has everything that the heroine of any great novel has," ...

Fashion Victim

Gioia Diliberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Gioia Diliberto

All that separated me from my Vera Wang dress and Jimmy Choo heels, my vintage handbag and red pashmina, was the low metal platform where travelers place their luggage.

A New Book Explores The Softer Side of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel

Zandile Blay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Zandile Blay

Douglas Kirkland: "Coco Chanel's story is a story of someone who came from zero, from nothing. She was living on the lowest level, but she had determination."

Shirley MacLaine On Coco Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, And Her Own "Sloppy" Style

Los Angeles Times | Monica Corcoran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Shirley MacLaine stars in "Coco Chanel," which airs this Saturday on Lifetime. On what interested her about Coco Chanel: Her contradictions. Her con...

10 Time-Hallowed, Recession-Proof Tips For Beautification

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lesley M. M. Blume

For many women, the cost of beautification has grown staggering. Each consecutive year ushers in a series of must-do rituals; every month the beauty ...

Artist Porn: 10 Things That Turn Me On

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 12.10.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Writing a weekly column about artists that turn me on omits a gigantic portion of what turns me on as an artist. The truth is that more artists don't...