優雅,是懂得拒絕|20句時尚名言向香奈兒133歲誕辰致敬

8月19日,對香奈兒(CHANEL)這個擁有百年歷史的法國時裝品牌來說是獨一無二的,這天是香奈兒女士Gabrielle Chanel的生日,這位1883年在法國索米爾出生,大家習慣稱她小名Coco的女子,帶給時尚圈的影響力不只在她各種顛覆當時傳統的設計,她的許多生活哲學更是一直影響著許多人,就算你不知道這麼多關於香奈兒的故事,你也一定聽過一句「時尚易逝,唯風格永存。」的經典名言,這次我們不聊山茶花、菱格紋、2.55包、No.5香水或小黑外套這些最能代表香奈兒的代表性元素,反而我們要從時尚穿搭到生活面向…各種香奈兒女士曾經說過的話,帶你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。來看香奈兒的各種經典名言。

香奈兒經典名言─談時尚

時尚易逝,唯風格永存。

Fashion fades, only the style remains the same.

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、社會都是習習相關的。

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.

時尚就像建築,一切關乎比例。

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

優雅並不包含只會一直換新衣服。

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.

簡單是真正優雅的基調。

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.

優雅,是懂得拒絕。

Elegance is refusal.

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女人

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

remember the woman.

不過分刻意打扮,總是比較好的。

It is always better to be slightly underdressed.

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.

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.

不擦香水的女人,沒有未來。

A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.

你只活一次,一定要活得有樂趣。

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

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.

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.

香奈兒經典名言─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.

想要無可取代,你就必須與隨時與眾不同。

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

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.

有些人認為奢華的反義詞是貧窮。其實不然,事實上奢華的反義詞是粗俗。

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It isnot. It is the opposite of vulgarity.

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 inour language. I stay in

the game to fight it.

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!