Audrey Tautou as Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel in Coco Avant Chanel (2009) by Anne Fontaine. and Catherine Leterrier
82nd Academy Awards - Nominated for Best Costume Design - Catherine Leterrier - Coco Avant Chanel. For a scene involving a trip to a horse race, Leterrier designed a replica of a suit she saw Chanel wearing in a picture. 'Chanel didn’t want to copy, she wanted to be copied,' said the designer. 'She imagined herself as someone to be admired.'