可可·香奈儿鲜为人知的七件事

2013-06-18 10:29:19 来源:大耳朵英语

Named as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20thcentury, legendary designer Coco Chanel was a pioneer in the worldof fashion. Her kind of fashion was inspired by menswear and shebelieved in simple yet highly expensive designs. Not only did shemake "black" the black it is today, but she also created thewardrobe staple that none of us can live without – the little blackdress! Here are some little-known facts about her:

  可可·香奈儿被誉为20世纪最具影响力的百位名人之一,这位颇具传奇色彩的设计师是时尚界的先锋。她特有的时尚灵感来源于男装,推崇简洁但高贵的设计风格。她不仅使"黑色"拥有了今天的地位,还创造出我们衣橱中不可缺少的服饰--小黑裙!以下是可可·香奈儿鲜为人知的七件事:

   1. She loved pockets

   Coco Chanel was so enchanted with pockets that this wouldprove to be the main focus of her designs in handbags forwomen!

   1. 她钟爱口袋

   可可·香奈儿非常喜欢口袋,她的女包设计的重点就是口袋!

   2. It started as a hobby

   Chanel started her career by designing hats which later becamea bit hit with aristocratic Parisians. It was herinnovative and fancy hat designs that got her attention.

   2. 一切源于爱好

   香奈儿的设计事业是从设计帽子开始的,她所设计的帽子后来成为巴黎贵族的挚爱。新颖并具有想象力的帽子设计为她带来了大量的关注。

   3. Hosiery to high fashion

   Did you know that before she became afashion legend, Coco Chanel used to work as a clerk in a smallhosiery shop? Legends do start small! From humble beginnings tograndeur!

   3. 从卖袜子到卖高级时装

   你知道可可·香奈儿在成为时尚传奇人物之前,曾在一家小袜子店里做过店员吗?传奇人物总是从小人物开始的!从渺小的开始走向伟大!

   4. Sun tan was started by her

   If you thought tanning became fashionable by accident, thinkagain! It was Coco Chanel who made it seem fashionable when she gotburnt by sun rays way back in 1923 on a cruise towards Cannes!

   4. 她开创了"美黑"

   如果你认为"美黑"是偶然形成的时尚,请你再好好想想! 1923年,可可·香奈儿从戛纳巡游回来时皮肤被阳光晒伤,是她让"美黑"看起来非常时髦!

   5. Hotel Ritz was her home

   For more than 30 years Coco Chanel made themighty hotel Ritz in Paris her home! It was rumored that Germanofficer Dincklage (with whom she was having an affair)madearrangements for her to stay in the hotel!

   5. 里茨酒店是她的家

   可可·香奈儿在巴黎着名的里茨酒店居住了30 多年!据传是德国军官丁克拉格( 与可可·香奈儿有暧昧关系)安排她住在这个酒店!

   6. 5 was her favorite number

   Maybe there was something special in the number 5 – enough tohave Coco Chanel superstitious and in awe of it. Chanel No. 5 wasintroduced on 5th May 1921! No coincidence this!

   6. 5 是她最喜欢的数字

   也许数字5 有些特别之处而足以让可可·香奈儿迷信并敬畏它。"香奈儿5 号"香水于1921 年5 月5日推出!绝非巧合!

   7. She never got married

   Coco Chanel might have dated and had affairswith plenty of men but she never got married. Maybe she thought itwould take away from her dedication to the fashion world.

   7. 她从未结婚

   可可·香奈儿可能与许多男人约会过并与他们有过风流韵事,但她却从未结过婚。也许,她认为婚姻会阻碍她对时尚界的贡献。

   1. aristocratic a. 贵族的,有贵族气派的。

   2. 位于巴黎一区旺多姆广场北侧的里茨酒店于19世纪末竣工,得名于瑞士建筑师恺撒·里茨。如今的里茨酒店已是豪华尊贵的代名词,曾接待过英国国王爱德华七世、伊朗国王沙阿、温莎公爵、可可·香奈儿和戴安娜等名流。

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