Fashionista 514

A Must See – Coco before Chanel

Posted in beauty, designer, Fashionista, inspiration by fashionista514 on October 14, 2009
So last night I was finally able to indulge in a long awaited movie night… and man have I been lusting, drooling, and pulling my hair out in anticipation for this movie to come out. Coco before Chanel. The life story of the woman who brought menswear to women. Breathability, simplicity and function in a time where corsets and overly lavish accessories reigned. The beauty of difference. The personality of dress.
The beautiful, and insanely talented Audrey Tatou plays her in the movie that focuses on where she came from and how she adopted many of her signature looks and styles. What I think I loved the most is how they pointed out where she got her inspiration from and how she transformed it into something completely unique and fresh… completely ahead of her time.

The other very relateable emotional undertone of this movie is independance and love. Mostly a mixture of the two. Being able to fully indulge in a romance without social fences and boundaries, as well as stand apart as a woman from a man. It seems her life was about survival of the key emotional ingredients… love, independance, success and pride. She did all of the above in the most unconventional of ways… yet always remained a cut above the rest when performing it all in an elegant and classy way.

Leaving the theatre made me smile… even though Chanel was born in 1883, she still holds a one-up on even today’s generation. Walking out of a film filled with natural beauty, sophistication and pure elegance into a theatre filled with women in sweatpants and sneakers… just goes to show that she is STILL far ahead of her time.

Please go see this movie. It will breathe creative life into your everyday existence!


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  1. .:*aMbAr*:. said, on October 14, 2009 at 3:48 am

    It is definitely a MUST see!!! I can't wait to go see it.

    PS: Gave you an award…

  2. Andhari said, on October 14, 2009 at 5:06 am

    She's such an inspiration! I can't wait to watch it..:) I like sophisticated and elegant women 🙂

  3. Dollface said, on October 14, 2009 at 5:20 am

    This is so amazing!! I need to see it… thanks for the heads up, xxxoo

  4. Manju said, on October 14, 2009 at 5:51 am

    i'm really looking forward to watching this one ^^

  5. Sher said, on October 14, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    ohh I really need to see this 🙂

  6. lorenabr said, on October 14, 2009 at 8:52 pm

    I loved it. It was great and not only for people in fashion.Every minute of it was fantastic. 🙂

  7. OceanDreams said, on October 15, 2009 at 5:04 am

    I will definitely try to check out this film. BTW…I haven't been by in a while. I hope you are doing well love!

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