Singer, Mistress and Spy

We often have a habit of having a very shallow view of popular people. Not in the materialistic sense but instead that we forget to perceive the depth of a human being in these kinds of people.

We take them at face value, as 2D versions of their true selves forgetting to consider that they have whole other lives separate to what we know them for.

Gabrielle Chanel is one of the most iconic fashion designers in history. But before pursuing that career she had her sights set on being a performer (she was also a Mistress to many and a Nazi Spy). It’s an almost strange thought to comprehend.

If you simply look at Chanel for all she achieved in her life time and the luxury brand that still stands today you might end up forgetting that she actually had to work for it.

When you’ve spent a few years pursuing a side hustle that you hoped would becoming your main thing, it’s can be hard to let it go, even when you know it’s not working.

Chanel probably had no chance of becoming who she was if she’d kept on singing.

Don’t ever be afraid to move on to something new.

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