Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel is perhaps the most well-known fashion designer of all time. Forty years after her death, her namesake fashion house is still one of the world’s most popular luxury brands, boasting legions of devoted fans worldwide, and continues to grow.

And here at LuxResale, it’s safe to say we’re big, big fans of this woman. We certainly count her among our top favorite designers, and we’re sure many of you agree!

Fun Fact: The very popular fragrance, Chanel No. 5, got its name because the number five was Gabrielle Chanel’s lucky number. This also prompted her to premiere the fragrance in 1921 on the fifth day of the fifth month. Side note and bonus fact: Coincidentally, Marilyn Monroe’s favorite scent was Chanel No 5. which led her to become the official face of the fragrance. This is arguably one of the first records of a celebrity endorsement/spokes model.

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Where I’d rather B

Since the previous post was all about swimwear, I wanted to give you some options on amazing places where to wear each piece.   Below are some of my favorite spots, most I have been to and others I still have to explore.   I hope they inspire you to travel more!

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

The Ionian Sea, Albania

Aman Sveti Stefan Resort, Montenegro

Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como

La Grota, Greece

Hezen Cave Hotel, Turkey

Anse Source D’Argent Beach, Seychelles

Fira Village, Santorini

One & Only Reethi Rah Resort, Maldives

Isle of Skye, Scotland

Banyon Tree Seychelles

Oia, Greece

Paradise Island, Bahamas