designers in the last century. She bucked
social norm and designed "man-nish or
boyish" clothing that women could wear
comfortably and stylishly. Many of her
classic designs from the beginning never
really changed year to year. Even today,
her designs are worn. I don't think
anyone disputes the fact that Coco Chanel
had huge influence in style and fashion.
corsets - rather style with comfort.
It's no secret that Coco Chanel resided in a suite
at the Hotel Ritz Paris for over 30 years. Today,
they have tried to replicate some of the rooms
in the suite and it is one of the most expensive
suites to rent on the market today in any hotel.
It costs between $4,000 and $5,000 USD to
spend one night in the suite that Coco Chanel
These 3 very striking photos with mirrors and
dark walls I actually found as a project on
Jean-Louis Deniot's website. Yes...one of the
latest designers I've been stalking. What
confuses me is that these photos look completely
different from the few photos offered on the
Hotel Ritz Paris website of the Coco Chanel Suite.
It didn't stop me from admiring the rooms as
they are so very dramatic and striking.
This photo straight above and the ones below
come straight from the Hotel Ritz Paris website
and a couple of other travel sites. The suite
is said to have 3 rooms.
Isn't it odd how different the rooms look from the
Hotel's website versus the photos on Jean-Louis' website?
I had to do more digging to satisfy my curiosity. Are
these rooms really from the same suite or was it a
mistake? What do you think?
Stay tuned for tomorrow's post which is
the second part to this 2 part post.
Photos courtesy of Hotel Ritz Paris, Google Images,
and Jean-Louis Deniot's website.