You cannot deny the impact that Coco Chanel has had on the fashion industry. She changed womenswear forever and offered us an alternative to layers of underwear and corsets. Today the movie Coco Before Chanel is released telling the story of her younger years, and the film has encouraged many other design houses to reflect her designs in their work. Here are ten key items which will help you get the classic Chanel style without the heft price tag. As she once said, "Fashion fades, only style remains the same.”
Unless you've been hiding somewhere that the internet doesn't reach for the past month, you'll be aware that the long-awaited Coco Before Chanel film is finally released across the UK today. The story of Gabriella "Coco'" Chanel's early life stars Audrey Tatou and is sure to impress, not least because of its Karl Lagerfeld guided wardrobe. Last night, the Queens of Vintage organised the first ever fash-mob event at London's St Pancras station (aptly where Eurostar departs for Paris) as stylish ladies put on their best Chanel and pearls (or nearest thing) and grouped together to celebrate the film's release. I went down there to check it out and was not disappointed by the tweed jackets, quilted handbags and even a bottle of Chanel No. 5. Click through to see photos of some of the stylish women (and men) in attendance.
The long awaited movie Coco Before Chanel opens across the UK tomorrow as we finally get to learn about the iconic designer as portrayed by Audrey Tautou. Last night, fashionistas gathered in London's Charlotte Street Hotel to celebrate over a few glasses of champagne. Click through to see a few images from the party and maybe I'll see you at the flash mob event later today!
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The most exciting fashion film of the year has to be Coco Avant Chanel starring the gorgeous Audrey Tautou. The French film has gathered a lot of hype throughout it's production owing to an impressive wardrobe and a little guidance from Karl Lagerfeld. We've already seen stills from the film and it is finally released across the UK on 31st July. Here is the English trailer which is sure to get you intrigued, I can't wait to see it – are you excited?
July sees the release of big Summer blockbusters, including one of the most anticipated films of the year: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. There are also comedies, animations, thrillers and dramas released this month, so check out what's heading to our cinema screens in July and let me know whether you'll see or skip each film.