East-meets-west: Though the apartment was relatively traditional in style, there is a heavy Oriental influence, much of it chosen to signify love, luck and prosperity

Healing crystals, hidden doors and no bedrooms: A fascinating glimpse inside Coco Chanel's Paris apartment

Gabrielle 'Coco' CHANEL's Apartment | The Coveteur

Coco Chanel’s Apartment

"The entrance to Coco’s apartment where an original work chair remains. Lower chairs were used for fittings as it was easier to sew and work with the fabric being lower to the ground." (The Coveteur)

Wheat symbolizes prosperity and can be seen throughout Coco’s apartment.

Coco Chanel's Paris Apartment Wheat symbolizes prosperity and can be seen throughout Coco’s apartment.

Entre la poire et le fromage

Velvet inspiration from Romy Schneider wearing Chanel at Rue Cambon, Coco Chanel’s apartment in Paris, 1960

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Stylish homes: Coco Chanel's houses in Paris and the south of France

Villa La Pausa - Duke of Westminster and Coco Chanel - la pausa exterior shot.

A view of Coco Chanel's living room in her apartment at 31 rue Cambon in Paris. Coromandel screens reshape the space, transforming this area into something of an alcove. The famous suede sofa sits in front of a dead-plain bookcase filled with gilded-leather books and beneath a rock-crystal chandelier whose material is echoed in spherical objets d'art, lamps, and other treasures.

This montage shows the elegant clutter of Coco Chanel's apartment at 31 Rue Cambon in Paris. It is without doubt a home of luxury but it is also a home of t.

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