Cuckoo for Coco

Imagine skinny models, colors, fabrics and makeup. The show is about to begin. You see all the infamous designers. There's Prada, Gucci, and Dolce and Gabbana. Did they mention Chanel was there too? You can forget about The Devil Wears Prada, because Coco is in town, baby. Coco Before Chanel tells the story of Coco Chanel before she rose to the top of the fashion world. A pioneering French designer, Coco was the founder of one of today's most well-known fashion lines. With an extraordinary influence on haute couture, a term which refers to the sewing, designing and personal fitting of clothing made from expensive and high-quality fabrics, Coco was the only person from the fashion industry to be voted as one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people of the 20th century. Learn about her life before she hit the big time when the film screens at 6 and 8 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday, and 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St. For more information visit themodern.org.
Fri., Oct. 16, 6 & 8 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 17, 5 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 18, 2 & 4 p.m., 2009

 
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