Essay about Analyse Coco Chanel's Philosophy

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Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was born on August 19, 1883. Her parents were Albert Chanel and Jeanne Devolle. In 1895, her mother died of bronchitis, and therefore her father sent his daughters to the covent of Abazine in Corrèze. He has never been there since that day. During this time, she learned the skills of sewing.
Chanel wanted to be a seamstress, but not plying her needle. She began to sing at café concerts. The popular songs oh hers was ’’Qui qu’a vu Coco’’, so she acquired the nickname’’ Coco’’. She got her start in hats and she wasn’t afraid to be her own model. According to Khurana, Coco said ‘’I don’t do fashion, I’m fashion’’.
Etienne Balsan, her first love who gave her the opportunity to into a higher social life. For this
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The female wore the short skirt with bobbed hairstyle during this period. The fashion had quickly become ‘’epidemic’’ from house to house.
In 1926, she invented the little black dress that it is often simply referred to as the ‘’LBD’’, which is a pure, simplify and chic for women. Black colour can make the female feel elegant. Chanel said that ‘’Women think about all colours except the absence of color. I have already said that black has it all, white too. American Vogue equated Chanel’s little black dress with the Ford, it was meaning simplicity and potential for an enormous. In 1961 when young, trendy Audrey Hepburn wore the definitive little black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s that the style became a craze. (Basyel A. , 2010) Coco said ‘’ A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.’’ The dress still remained as a uniform during the following century and many designers kept the sources of Little Black Dress in their designs. The little black dress took the fashion world by storm. She changed women’s dress and revolutionize style.
In 1921, she launched her first unique perfume which was the best well known in the world. The lucky number of Coco was five, it affected her first perfume which was named Chanel No. 5. It was the first perfume that used the fashion designer’s name on the label and she designed the modern style bottle. Chanel believed was “a woman’s perfume with the scent of a woman.”

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