7 x Coco Chanel Born 19th August 1883 in Saumur died of a heart attack in Paris on 10 January 1971, aged 87, in her private suite at the Hôtel Ritz, Her tombstone is carved with stone lion heads representing her birth sign, Leo
Created the first synthetic perfume components, which bore her name-famous Chanel No.. 5 Experienced in 1954 after 15 years of his big return as 71-year, when she came with a new collection, resulted in a simple dress with short jacket and straight skirt, which is still the symbolof elegance
In 1913 she opened a millinery shop in Deauville, and within five years her innovative use of jersey fabric and accessories was attracting wealthy patrons. Her nonconformist designs, stressing simplicity and comfort, revolutionized the fashion industry for the next 30 years. She popularized turtleneck sweaters, the "little black dress," and the much-copied "Chanel suit." Chanel industries included a Parisian fashion house, a textile business, perfume laboratories, and a workshop for costume jewelry. The financial basis of her empire was Chanel No. 5 perfume, introduced in 1922 and still popular.
Widely known for her creation of the ‘classic’ tailored suit and ‘little black dresses’ often worn with strings of pearls, French couturier Chanel's enduring appeal was attested to by the launching of the Coco musical on Broadway in 1969.
In this period created by Coco Chanel three films about her life before they became famous, biographical film, and the relationship with composer Igor Stravinsky
1909: Opens a millinery shop in Paris called Chanel Modes. His hats are Portassa a fast and flowers. • 1913: Launches Women extensive sports his new boutique in Deauville, France. • 1918: Launches cardigan and short hairstyles. • 1921: Launch of Chanel No 5 Â °, Coco the choice between five fragrance for her by Earnest Beaux. Today, every 30 seconds, another bottle is sold. • 1924: Opens the first costume jewelry-making workshop faux jewels. • 1926: The little black dress - the little black dress - is a hit. • 1928: His first costume tweed. • 1932: A collection of diamond of Europe. • 1955: The costume and the little Chanel bag pad 2.55 the name of the last month and annas. Chanel has Astas the first set of straps for handbags hands. • 1957: launches beige shoes with black tip. • 1960: Offers comfort women cover form of the tweed jacket. It is fast becoming a trademark of U.S. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and Princess Grace of Monaco