Favorite places of Coco Chanel in Paris
Coco Chanel was not born in Paris, but it is her name that is always associated with the capital of France. Even before the 1920s, Mademoiselle took off the fashionable residence of Rue Cambon, which is still known throughout the world as the Chanel Fashion House. For years of life in Paris, Coco Chanel had her favorite places, which she constantly visited.
Hotel The Ritz
At The Ritz, Coco Chanel lived for 34 years. Located on the Place Vendôme, Coco’s room on the second floor is decorated in all the canons of its aesthetics: lacquered walls, gilded lions, elegant screens, many mirrors and black and white color schemes. During the Fashion Week in Paris, Mademoiselle’s room will cost 28,000 euros. The hotel offers a bonus for staying in this room – a variety of facial and massage treatments using brand brand products.
The flagship store Chanel is located on 31 Rue Cambon. Before moving to the hotel, Chanel lived in a room above the first floor, where she organized shows and gatherings around the famous mirror staircase. According to tradition, Coco Chanel watched her fashion shows from the fifth step – her lucky number.
Angelina is one of Chanel’s favorite cafes. Located on the Rue de Rivoli and is a short walk from the place where she lived and worked. This cafe was founded in 1903, the interior is rich in white sculptured stucco, large mirrors and high ceilings, which resembles Coco’s private apartment at The Ritz.
Le Grand Véfour
Coco Chanel could also be found in the restaurant Le Grand Véfour. Located in the Palais Royal, the restaurant has an extensive 200-year history full of culture, politics and high society, with the stunning aesthetics of the Lovely Era.
Teatro Champs Elysees
Chanel created costumes for the ballet show Le Train Bleu, which premiered at the same venue. During the year a number of different activities take place in this theater: from musical concerts to major operas.