Chanel, quotes, 名言

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8月19日,對Chanel這個擁有百年歷史的法國時裝品牌來說是最重要的日子--這天是其創辦人Gabrielle Chanel的生日,這位1883年在法國出生,大家習慣以其乳名Coco稱她的女子,帶給時裝界的影響力不只在於她各種顛覆傳統的設計,她還有許多生活哲學都一直影響著許多人。就算妳不知道這麼多關於Chanel的故事,妳也一定聽過一句「時尚潮流會改變,只有風格永存。」的經典名言,這次我們不談山茶花、菱格紋、2.55包或No.5香水這些最能代表Chanel的元素,而是要從時尚穿搭到生活哲學等多方而看看Coco曾經說過的話,來看這位傳奇設計師,如何從百年前到現在,仍然影響著許多女人的一生。以下看看的各種經典名言。

Chanel, quotes, 名言

Chanel經典名言 時尚

時尚潮流會改變,只有風格永存。

Fashion fades, only the style remains the same.

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Chanel經典名言 ── 時尚

時尚不僅只在服裝上,它還存在於天空中、街上,時尚與我們的觀念、生活方式、社會都是息息相關的。

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.

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Chanel經典名言 ── 時尚

時尚就像建築,一切關乎比例。
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions. 

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 Chanel 經典名言 ── 優雅

優雅並不包含只會一直換新衣服。

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 優雅

簡單是真正優雅的基調。

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 優雅

優雅,是懂得拒絕

Elegance is refusal. 

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 穿搭

穿搭不得體,人們會記住你那件衣服;穿著合宜,人們則會記住穿那件衣服的你。

Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 穿搭

不過分刻意打扮,總是比較好的。

It is always better to be slightly underdressed

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 女人

每個女孩都該做到兩點:有品味並光芒四射。

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 女人

20 歲的面貌是上天給你的,50 歲的面貌是你自己決定的。

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty。

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 女人

不擦香水的女人,沒有未來。
 A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future. 

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 生活

你只活一次,一定要活得有樂趣

You live but once; you might as well be amusing.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 生活

沒有時間讓你做一成不變的單調事,因為時間是用來工作與戀愛的。

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 生活

我不年輕,但我覺得自己年輕,如果我覺得老了,我會靜躺在床上。我熱愛我的生活,我認為活著就是一件很美好的事。

I am not young but I feel young. The day I feel old, I will go to bed and stay there. J'aime la vie! I feel that to live is a wonderful thing.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 態度

最有勇氣的行為就是替自己著想。

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 態度

想要無可取代,妳就必須與隨時與眾不同。

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 態度

不要浪費時間敲一面牆,你無法將其變做一扇門。

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 奢華

有些人認為奢華的相反詞是貧窮。其實不然,事實上奢侈的相反詞是粗俗。

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 奢華

我愛奢華。奢華並不代表貴重與裝飾華麗,奢華就是屏除粗俗。粗俗是我們語言中最醜的語言。我從事設計就是為了對抗粗俗。

I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it.

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Chanel 經典名言 ── 男人

只要了解男人就像孩子一樣,其他的事你也就懂了!

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything! 

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Text by Penny (ELLE Taiwan), edited by Yuki Yu
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