My friends knowing me as a feminist and a smart girl, are surprised when I say that one of my all time heroes is Gabrielle Coco Chanel. The one word “Chanel” pools images of gigantic dresses and avant garde designs. For many, the focus is now on Chanel as a status symbol. If you’re model thin, young, and beautiful Chanel is the brand for you.
I hate it. The image of Chanel has become a pennon for basic bitches.
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