I realise caricatures are generally quite unflattering, but this seems to be quite poisonous for no apparent reason! The artist was Georges Goursat (Sem) and the piece appeared in Le grand monde à l’envers in 1919. The caption reads: Mam’selle Coco j’voudrais un beau chapeau pour le Dimanche Which, if my schoolgirl French suffices, translates as(…)
Coco Chanel swathed in a big fur coat, 1920s
Coco Chanel wrapped up in a big fur coat sometime in the 1920s. The photo looks like it might have been taken at a racecourse I think…? The gentleman accompanying her is Hugh Richard Arthur Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster.
Quotes: Coco Chanel on style vs fashion
Fashion fades, only style remains the same – Coco Chanel. The photo is of Helen Wallace, cousin to Bess Truman photographed in 1925 looking fabulous in a fur cape and hat.
Quotes: Coco Chanel on shoes
A woman with good shoes is never ugly – Coco Chanel Hmm, Coco Chanel had quite an acerbic way with words, most of her quotes are interesting but provoke strong opinions in everyone who hears them! The girl in this photo is Eveyln Nesbit, who was known as the ‘Most Beautiful Girl in the World’(…)