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Coco Before Chanel

Audrey Tautou: Ages of You

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.09.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

In just over a decade, Mlle. Tautou has afforded us cineastes a compact yet rich treasure trove of feminine archetypes.

Tribeca Interview: Abigail Breslin and Alessandro Nivola in Janie Jones: Rock God Meets Rock Child

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.06.2011 | New York
Cynthia Ellis

For those who best remember Abigail Breslin with her tear-away pants, gyrating to "Brick House" while her grandfather cheers her on from the sidelines, well, a lot has happened since then.

France Restores Smoking To National History

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The French have long been synonymous with tobacco use, with national icons like fashion designer Coco Chanel and filmmaker-comedian Jacques Tati usual...

Shopping Roundup: Homage to Coco Before Chanel

Mauri Weakley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mauri Weakley

I left the theater riding a high, moved not only by Audrey Tautou's brilliant (and honest) performance of this stubborn, relentless woman, but also the clothes, of course!

Lessons From Coco Chanel, a Self-Made Woman

Rachael Chong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rachael Chong

A woman ahead of her time, Coco Chanel was a true entrepreneur, who brought women freedom through fashion.

Coco Chanel, Jane Austen and Anita Brookner: On Flying Solo And Free

Madison Smartt Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Madison Smartt Bell

The story behind "Coco Avant Chanel"'s near plotlessness is Coco's steely determination to become what she must be -- even though she doesn't know what that is.

Cinema Style: Top Style Film Moments of 2009

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Cathy Whitlock

As the holiday comes to a close, with the assembling of the ubiquitous year-end top ten film lists, I thought it would be a good time to look at some of the best style moments on film.

Ten Tremendous Women Who Never Married

Samara O'Shea | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samara O'Shea

The following women serve as a sweet reminder that you don't need anyone but yourself to live an incredible life and have people remember you long after you're gone.

25 Best of NY Fashion Week

Kate Schelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kate Schelter

Favorite Fashion I loved for Spring 2010, as well as movies I watched, books I read, and places I went.

Coco Before Chanel's Audrey Tautou Talks Fashion, Fury, And Smoking

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

I talked with Tautou about the rage and desire that propelled Coco Chanel to the pinnacle of the fashion world, and how long it took the actress to perfect that famous cigarette dangle.

Coco Chanel: A New Book & Film Offer Timely Lessons for Women

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jesse Kornbluth

No writer has a better understanding of what it means to be Chanel and what it means to be a woman who admires Chanel than Karen Karbo, author of the short and addictive The Gospel According to Coco Chanel.

Cuckoo For Coco: How To Dress Like The Chanel Couturier

Refinery 29 | Roxanne Fequiere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We've been waiting with bated breath (and envying our neighbors across the Atlantic who have already seen the film) for the September release of "Coco...

The Costuming of 'Coco Before Chanel'

Vogue UK | Lauren Milligan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

PROBABLY the most anticipated film of the year (Hogwarts notwithstanding), and certainly the most eagerly awaited in fashion circles, is Coco Before C...

Lagerfeld Disses Tautou, Says He Doesn't Have To Be Nice

WWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

There's no love lost between Chanel's couturier Karl Lagerfeld and Audrey Tautou, the petite French actress who stars in the latest No.5 commercial an...

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...