Thursday, October 25, 2007

Chanel and Camellia

Many people have devoted their love for camellias.

As early as 1987,Famous fashion brand Chanel uses Camellia as symbol for a wide variety of fashion & accessory such as lipstick,watches,nailpolish,clothing,jewellery etc.Camellia is being symbolic,irrevocably and eternally linked to the House of Chanel.An extract from 25 April 1998 edition of the Financial Times that refers to “Camellias, an icon at House of Chanel, have inspired a new fragrance.”

Camellia is said to represent radiance and purity and become one of chanel's classic trademarks. According to Elle magazine 1998, "the white camellia was probably dearrer to Coco Chanel's heart and is more symbolic of the designer's discreet elegance.

Coco Chanel become infamous for trying to immortalize the flower by wearing a fabric camellia brooch on many occasion.

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother from England grew Camellia in all of her gardens.As her body was taken from Royal Lodge, Windsor to lie in state at Westminster Hall of the Palace of Westminster, a Camellia from her gardens was placed on top of the flag-draped coffin.

Camellia Accessories