Skip Nav
Spring Fashion
37 Weekend Outfits to Have on Hand — Till the End of Time
Cara Delevingne
If This Is Cara Delevingne's Engagement Ring, She's 1 Very Lucky Girl
Hillary Clinton
Even Hillary Clinton Took a Style Note From Michelle Obama at the DNC

Coco Chanel Did Drugs, Was Bisexual, Had Affair with Dali

Upcoming Biography Claims Coco Chanel Did Drugs, Was Bisexual

>> Many a biography and biopic have come out delving into bits and pieces of Coco Chanel's life, but an upcoming biography is said to have unearthed some new details. With the release of Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life, out Nov. 10, biographer Lisa Chaney claims to have concrete evidence that Chanel used drugs, embraced bisexuality, and had an affair with Salvador Dali while he was married. Chaney, through an email from her publicist, also says she accessed documents in the Swiss Federal Archives that prove Chanel’s German lover Hans Gunther von Dincklage spied for the Nazis throughout World War II. “Whether Chanel was aware of this is unknown, but after that war she lived in neutral Switzerland for a while, to avoid any proceedings against her,” the email noted. [WWD]

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
The Best YA Books
Saddest Harry Potter Moments
Rejoice! Anna Faris Is Writing a Memoir
Best Diane Kruger Red Carpet Dresses
Charlotte of Monaco Style
12 Things We Need to See Happen in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Chanel Haute Couture Show Fall 2016

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fashion