"In order to be

irreplaceable, one must always

be different."

-Coco Chanel


She rose from an orphanage to become the only fashion designer listed on Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century. She was the businesswoman and iconic fashion designer who founded the Chanel brand.

Fashion Innovation: Chanel Tweed Suit, Little Black dress, Chanel Couture, Chanel No. 5, casual chic, understated elegance and the reinvention of 1920s women's fashion.

By 1935, Chanel couture employed four thousand people!

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel

August 19, 1883 – January 10, 1971



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