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    Coco Before Chanel DVD Giveaway!

    “What inspired you to become a refashionista?”  This question comes up fairly frequently in conversations. You can read the “About Me” section on my blog to get a bit of the ideas behind my motivation, but a big inspiration was this movie: Coco Before Chanel (Starring the divine Audrey Tautou of Amelie fame) tells the story of Coco Chanel’s life from her childhood in an orphanage (where she learned how to sew), to the beginnings of her great fashion empire.   The scene that especially inspired me was where she was living with the Baron Balsan in his Chateau, and wanted to hang out with his wealthy socialite friends.  Balsan bought her this expensive, verrrrry ornate dress…