Founded:1909 , Paris, France
Founder: Coco Chanel
Products: Haute couture – Ready to wear – Perfume – Jewellery – Accessories
“I am not a heroine, but I have chosen the person I wanted to be”—Coco Chanel. Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanela was a french fashion designer and businesswoman who had changed the way women wearing style. Coco in first attempt opened an affair in 1908 along with Captain Arthur Edward ‘Boy’ Capel who was her lover and financed her first shops. In the following years she founded this fashionable, comfortable, and timeless brand in 1909 in the Paris and opened her first clothing shop in 1910.
little black dress
“little black dress” she thought nothing was more elegant than a little black dress which is glance, artless, rustic garb and impersonal. when she lost her lover and wore black dress. Coco Chanel was a talented women in fashion design and changed the world of fashion in her manner which put her in the list of 100 person who influence the world. Coco never married even though she had many requests from famous people such as the Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich.
she believe Chanel is one but there are lost of Dukes and famous men in the world. This attitude goes down to her independence and powerful personality that she had. She had been influenced by some people but it is said that Chanel Double-C logo’s concept stem from Boy, the only love of her which died in an accident.
At the end
As 1971 began, 87 years old Chanel as a milliner, dressmaker and fashion designer seemed tired but base on usual routine of her life she was preparing the spring catalogue while had gone for a walk felt tired and back to the Ritz the luxury place where she lives for more than 30 years. Chanel died on Sunday, 10 January 1971 and last word was “You see, this is how you die.”
Chanel products include Haute couture, fine jewelry, watches, fragrance, makeup and skincare which have worn by celebrities and famous people around the world.