Coco Before Chanel

I recently watched the film, Coco Before Chanel, starring Audrey Tautou, directed by Anne Fontaine.

What a film. I truly enjoyed Ms. Fontaine’s interpretation of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’s life.

Still of Audrey Tautou in Coco Before Chanel
Photo Credit Film Filla

This woman was so intriguing.

She grew up an orphan, by means of abandonment. Worked as a singer/dancer in a bar. Worked as a seamstress.

There was truly an elegance about her throughout all of these experiences.

My favorite moment that I drew from was a pivotal moment in her life, where she really did “stand up” and “take a risk.”

That risk led us to know her, led her to become, a true embodiment of her strength, elegance, and work ethic: one of the largest and best designers in the world. Certainly one of the most well known.

I recommend this as a watch. It’s a true inspiration, of someone who was who she was, and became beautiful through it.

P.S. It contains all the right elements of a girly movie: hot guy, sentimental story, etc.

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