Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel
By: Autumn N.
Born August 19, 1883
Raised by nuns at Aubazine Abbey
Worked as a singer, earned the nickname "Coco"
1910 - Chanel Modes at 21 Rue Cambon, Paris
1913 - Deauville boutique opens selling the jersey dress
1915 - Chanel Couture House opens at 31 Rue Cambon, Paris
House of Chanel officially born
"A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous." - Coco Chanel
An individualistic woman in a male dominated world
Awards + Recognition
A Black and White Affair for Mitochondrial disease
"May my legend prosper and thrive. I wish it a long and happy life!" - Coco Chanel
The legend of Chanel lives on