Chanel Thesis Statement

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Without women that were not afraid to speak up and stand for what they believe in are the bases for women’s rights today. What would society be like today if those people never stood up for what they believed in? The brand Chanel was responsible for breaking fashion barriers for women on a daily basis. Due to Chanel’s outstanding work women are able to dress how they want to dress without having restrictions and regulations. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” This quote from Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel challenges people along with society today with the idea of what is beautiful and what is not and how to judge something.

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel was born on August 19th 1883 in Saumur, France to a very dysfunctional
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Chanel stood for fighting for others and yourself despite what others thought and what anyone had to say about her. Chanel herself was a prime example that great things can come from nothing. That everyone has their own chance and that they can be their own person despite what others think or have to say. Chanel died on January 10, 1971. Yet her legacy still lives on today. The brand Chanel still lives on today, being one of the most talked about brands in the world and successful, coming from almost nothing to everything in the matter of a few years. Chanel is still one of the top selling perfumes and one of the biggest international companies …show more content…
Chanel taught women how to express themselves not only on the outside but also through being themselves and standing for what they believe in. Telling women it’s okay to be better than where they came from and what they were told they were restricted to. Some of the most inspiring quotes came from Chanel. Today, women all over the world look up to this woman who changed the definition of fashion along with still supporting her brand. My opinion is that Chanel has never really got all the credit she deserves for what she actually did. Without her pushing boundaries what would fashion be like

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