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Coco Chanel Was 'Unquestionably' Private

23rd December 2014

Coco Chanel was ''unquestionably'' private.Canadian-born photographer, Douglas Kirkland, was invited to the designer's Parisian home for three weeks in 1962 to take photos for the picture magazine 'Look', and has reminisced about the enigmatic character,...

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Karlie Kloss Unveils New Cookie Line

18th November 2014

Karlie Kloss has unveiled her new 'Coco Kookie' biscuit to support the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The 22-year-old Victoria's Secret model has released a batch of cookies in collaboration with Momofuku Milk Bar...

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Coco Chanel Photography Exhibition Opens

12th September 2014

Sam Taylor-Johnson has opened a photography exhibition based on the iconic designer, Coco Chanel.The 'Fifty Shades of Grey' director has opened a show at London's Saatchi Gallery, where an exhibition of her photographs of Coco...

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Karl Lagerfeld Inspires Remake Of 18th Century Opera

26th March 2014

Karl Lagerfeld and Coco Chanel have inspired a remake of 18th century comic opera, 'Platée'. The 80-year-old fashion designer and current creative director of Chanel has a lookalike playing Jupiter, the king of the Gods,...

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Kristen Stewart To Front Chanel Ads In 2014

11th December 2013

Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel.The 'Twilight' actress has already shot an ad campaign with creative director Karl Lagerfeld, which is set for release in 2014, Vogue magazine has confirmed.The star also showed...

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Maroon 5 Frontman, Adam Levine, Engaged To Model Behati Prinsloo

By Elinor Cosgrave | 17th July 2013

Adam Levine, the frontman of Maroon 5, is engaged to model Behati Prinsloo. The couple have been dating on-and-off since May 2012. According to a statement made by Levine's representative, the 34-year-old proposed to Behati...

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Rihanna Turns Heads At Chanel Fashion Show

2nd July 2013

Rihanna turned heads at Chanel's fashion show in Paris earlier today (02.07.13).The provocatively dressed 'Diamonds' singer added some star power to the front row at the fashion house's autumn/winter 2013-14 haute couture runway show, but...

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Karl Lagerfeld Was Warned Not To Work For Chanel

10th June 2013

Karl Lagerfeld was advised not to work for Chanel.The 79-year-old designer - who took over at the helm of the fashion house in 1983, a decade after label founder Coco Chanel's death - claimed it...

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Rihanna Tours Coco Chanel's French Home

5th June 2013

Rihanna lived out a fashion fan's dream on Tuesday (04Jun13) after she was treated to a tour of legendary designer Coco Chanel's Paris home.The R&B beauty documented the outing by sharing photos with fans on...

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Rihanna Hangs Out In Coco Chanel's Apartment

5th June 2013

Rihanna has been hanging out in Coco Chanel's apartment.The singer visited the late legendary fashion icon's Parisian home (04.06.13), fuelling speculation the Bajan beauty has landed a secret ad campaign deal with the high end...

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She Should Coco: Keira Knightley To Star In Karl Lagerfeld's Coco Chanel Movie

By Hayley Avron | 20th March 2013

Keira Knightley is among a host of stars due to star in a short film about the iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel. The movie, is being created to mark the 100th anniversary of the French...

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Keira Knightley To Play Coco Chanel

19th March 2013

British actress Keira Knightley is to play legendary French fashion designer Coco Chanel in a new short film directed by Karl Lagerfeld.The Pirates of the Caribbean star, who is an ambassador for the fashion house's...

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Karl Lagerfeld Casts Keira Knightley As Coco Chanel

19th March 2013

Karl Lagerfeld has cast Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel in a short movie about Chanel.The actress will portray the iconic fashion designer in a new short film directed by Karl to mark the 100th anniversary...

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Was Keira Knightley's Chanel Advert Really Sexually Suggestive?

By Michael West | 14th February 2013

A perfume advert featuring British actress Keira Knightley has been banned during children's television programming because it is deemed too sexually suggestive. Why fragrance giant Chanel is advertising its products during ad breaks for children's...

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David Beckham Buys Victoria Pyjamas

20th December 2012

David Beckham is giving his wife silk pyjamas for Christmas. The soccer ace has bought two sets of nightwear - worth over £500 - for fashion designer wife Victoria from London's Harrods department store.The pyjamas...

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Excitement Mounts For Vogue's Fashion Night Out In London

6th September 2012

Calling all fashionistas! London is the place to be tonight for Vogue's Fashion Night Out as some of the city's classiest designer boutiques and high street stores all open their doors for what Vogue magazine...

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Karl Lagerfeld: 'Pippa Middleton Shouldn't Show Her Face'

1st August 2012

Karl Lagerfeld thinks Pippa Middleton should keep her face hidden.The legendary fashion designer is a big fan of the party planner's older sister, Duchess Catherine, and thinks she makes a good wife for Prince William,...

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Karl Lagerfield To Attend Selfridges Launch

9th July 2012

Karl Lagerfeld will personally launch his new premium line in London later this month.The legendary designer will visit department store Selfridges for a private cocktail reception on July 24 for the inauguration of a dedicated...

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Karl Lagerfeld Triumphs With Chanel Collection

4th July 2012

Karl Lagerfeld has triumphed with his latest collection for Chanel at Paris Fashion Week.The designer unveiled his autumn/winter 2012 haute couture line to rave reviews in Paris' Grand Palais yesterday (03.07.12) under the watchful eyes...

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Joan Collins' Diva Demands

19th January 2012

Joan Collins insists her dressing rooms are painted pink.The 78-year-old actress - who is married to 46-year-old Percy Gibson - admits she can be a "total diva" and always has a specific list of demands.She...

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Karl Lagerfeld: 'Coco Chanel Would Hate My Work'

14th October 2011

Karl Lagerfeld thinks Coco Chanel would have "hated" his work.The flamboyant designer - who is creative director at both Fendi and Chanel - believes he has done well at the fashion house because he was...

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Joan Collins Says Sex Is Secret To Looking Young

24th August 2011

Joan Collins says the secret to looking young is having sex.The 78-year-old actress - who is famed for her youthful looks - insists it is important for women's happiness and appearance to stay active in...

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Emma Watson Overwhelmed By Chanel Tour

19th June 2011

Emma Watson found it "overwhelming" being shown around Coco Chanel's apartment.The 'Harry Potter' actress was flown out to Paris by the French fashion label ahead of a film premiere and was given the VIP treatment,...

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Karl Lagerfeld Admits Coco Made Mistakes

11th November 2010

Karl Lagerfeld claims Coco Chanel was out of touch towards the end of her career.The flamboyant designer - who is the creative director for Chanel - insists he is a huge fan of the late...

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Director Pulls Swiss Film Premiere In Support Of Polanski

5th October 2009

Director JAN KOUNEN cancelled the Swiss premiere of his new movie COCO CHANEL & IGOR STRAVINSKY at the Zurich Film Festival on Friday (02Oct09) to protest the arrest of ROMAN POLANSKI.The Chinatown filmmaker was taken...

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Fontaine: 'Tautou Was The Only One For Me'

12th June 2009

Director ANNE FONTAINE was so desperate to get AUDREY TAUTOU to play fashion icon COCO CHANEL in her upcoming movie, she threatened to quit if the French star refused.Tautou takes the title role in forthcoming...

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Tatou's Smoking Chanel Poster Banned In Paris

24th April 2009

A film poster depicting AUDREY TATOU as a cigarette-smoking COCO CHANEL has left advertising watchdogs in France fuming - it has been banned throughout the Parisian transport system. The French actress stars as the iconic couturier,...

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Tautou Takes Over From Kidman As Chanel Spokesmodel

22nd April 2009

Actress AUDREY TAUTOU has replaced NICOLE KIDMAN as the face of French perfume Chanel No.5 after portraying legendary designer COCO CHANEL in a big screen biopic. Tautou has reteamed with her Amelie director Jean-Pierre Jeunet to...

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The Things They Say 10540

12th December 2008

"I am really thrilled! I guess I should dress up more. Maybe Chanel could do a couture line for seniors?" Actress SHIRLEY MACLAINE, 74, hopes her role in TV movie COCO CHANEL will inspire designers...

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The Things They Say 9483

15th September 2008

"I'm not MERYL STREEP. You don't ask SEAN CONNERY to play with a French accent." Actress SHIRLEY MACLAINE refused to change her American dialect to play French fashion legend COCO CHANEL....

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