Profiles of FACS Success
By: Tayler Womochil
The young Chanel was sent to the orphanage of the Catholic monastery of Aubazine, where she learned the trade of a seamstress. School vacations were spent with relatives in the provincial capital of Moulins where Gabrielle learnt to sew with more flourish than the nuns at the monastery had been able to teach her.
- During her brief career as a singer, Chanel performed in clubs in Vichy and Moulins where she was called “Coco.”
- fashion designer