Gabrielle "Coco" Bonheur Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of the century.
Women owe much of our fashion style to the clothes, shoes, bags, accessories and perfumes created through the work of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel.
Coco Chanel: fashion pioneer & the ultimate style icon of the century whose designs were revolutionary—borrowing elements of men’s wear and emphasizing comfort over constraints
- Chanel at her apartment at the Ritz in Paris, From <q>Jewelry by Chanel</q> by Mauries. I couldn't wear my own pearls without being stopped on the street, so I started the vogue of wearing false ones.