Coco Chanel

By:Jaquale Bailey


-Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel was a French fashion designer of women's clothes and founder of the Chanel brand.

-Born: August 19, 1883,

-Died: January 10, 1971,

-Famous for her timeless designs, trademark suits and little black dresses.

-Chanel was raised in an orphanage and taught to sew.

-She had a brief career as a singer before opening her first clothes shop in 1910.

-In the 1920s, she launched her first perfume and eventually introduced the Chanel suit and the little black dress, with an emphasis on making clothes that were more comfortable for women.

-Opening her first shop on Paris’s Rue Cambon in 1910

-It makes sense that Chanel named her most popular perfume Chanel No. 5 because 5 is her lucky number.

-She has 6 siblings

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