Boohoo X Icons Campaign | Coco Chanel

Boohoo X Icons Campaign

Coco Chanel

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I am delighted to collaborate with online fashion mecca Boohoo for this style post – to recreate one of my favourite iconic movie looks from their evening dresses selection. After browsing through Boohoo’s extensive range, I spotted this monochrome lace dress and it immediately reminded me of one of my favourite films Coco Before Chanel – the life story of legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel.

The movie documents Chanel’s rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world, a must watch for fashion lovers and aspiring designers. A true visionary of her time Coco Chanel has shaped the face of fashion.

When I think of Chanel the classic colour combination of black and white immediately springs to mind, signifying the epitome of refined elegance, sophistication, and style. I think everyone can attest to wearing black and white at some point and for most this classic colour combination is a wardrobe stable.

Known for her sartorial wise words according to Coco Chanel, the six qualities of an ideal wardrobe are,

Black and White

Good Shoes

Plenty of Dresses

Polish

Simplicity

Well-Fitting Clothes

I certainly have plenty of dresses in my wardrobe, however, I do hope to work on the other key points. The older I get the more I realise investing in quality items that stand the test of time are paramount to creating an ideal capsule wardrobe.

Although Boohoo is known for affordable and attainable on trend clothes I chose this dress as I know it will stand the test of time due to its classic lace design and contrasting black trim. The simplicity of monochrome makes this look effortlessly chic and a wardrobe staple for years to come.

I would love to know what your iconic movie style is?

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3 Comments on Boohoo X Icons Campaign | Coco Chanel

  1. Suanlee
    October 14, 2016 at 6:21 pm (6 months ago)

    As usual Demelza, absolutely stunning photographs. I have really found over time I have managed to hone in my wardrobe and purchases, much of which aligns with your six principles. Great content!

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  2. Joleene
    October 26, 2016 at 4:57 pm (6 months ago)

    This is stunning. I LOVE it! Love the tie on the neck.

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  3. Demi
    October 26, 2016 at 6:39 pm (6 months ago)

    Pretty! I LOVE the lace and velvet ribbon!

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