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  • Coco Chanel's Motivation

    In 1939, Coco Chanel would suddenly decide to fire all 2,500 of her employees and closed up her businesses entirely. A clear explanation was never provided, but it could be a reaction to the start of the war or it could have been revenge for the strike that occurred three years prior. Either way, Chanel chose to hide away from the fashion world with only money coming through a percentage of perfume sales that she owned. During this time, there is a lot of speculation about what kind of role Chanel played during WWI and whether or not she was actually an agent for the Nazis. For the next fourteen years, Chanel did not create, design, or release any new clothes. Late into the war, Chanel slowly came back into the business, initially to fight…

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  • Coco Chanel's Fashion Design

    I. Introduction: "Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happing" (Coco Chanel). When I think who is a magnificent creator in the world. I think of someone who stands up for what his or her believing it. Someone who reflects her or his dream to her or his society. Someone who has a unique echo until today. Someone who has significant changing in the world. Someone likes Coco Chanel. Coco…

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  • Research Paper On Coco Chanel

    “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance” , a powerful quote by the most powerful women in twenties centuries fashion industry, a fashion designer and founder of puissant french couture brand “CHANEL”. What Coco Chanel did was not just created a classical luxury brand but changed definition and image of women’s fashion forever. Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was born in August 19, 1883 in Saumur, France .Unfortunately, she was sent to orphanage after her mother died. Gabrielle got…

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  • Coco Chanel Fashion

    Introduction “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” Iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel once said. Chanel, one of the most influential designers in the world, redefined what it meant to be a woman. Women’s fashion before the 1900’s was all corsets and bustles and almost no freedom to move. Then Coco Chanel changed that. She designed new fashions that defied the social norm and gave women in Europe and America more freedoms. But with her new idea came conflicts. Young girls were…

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  • Coco Chanel's Fashion

    Coco Chanel was a significant French fashion designer who established the form mark 'Chanel'. She was the main individual to consider style to be both, classic and casual. Chanel made remarkable masterpieces and set a high standard for the upcoming fashion designers. She was persisted in breaking the out of the mainstream and freeing ladies from the restricting ' corseted silhouette ' and making the casual easygoing chic look worthy as well trendy. Her outstanding fashion sense was not only…

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  • How Is Coco Chanel Successful

    Successful individual One of the most widely known Female Fashion designers is Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Gabrielle’s mother passed away at age of thirty one. Her Father could no longer take care of Gabrielle, he handed her to the nuns who ran an orphanage. She stayed at that orphanage until she turned 18 years old. From then on she went and took up work from a local tailor. She laid a lot about her early years. She lied about her mother’s death and lied about her father sailed…

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  • Coco Chanel: Women's Clothing In The Twentieth Century

    Coco Chanel made a bold and lasting impression on womens clothing in the twentieth century. She and many others lead the way for a new generation of women in society. Coco Chanel was born on August 19th, 1883 as Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel in a small town named Saumur, France. She was born to Jeanne Devolle , and Albert Chanel. Coco’s mother worked in a poorhouse also where Coco was born. Coco’s mother died at the age of 33, Coco that her mother died of tuberculosis but she really died of…

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  • Colbie Caillat Essay

    Colbie Caillat is a pop artist who loves to love love, and she’s not afraid of letting the whole world know all about it repeatedly in her 2007 hit album, Coco. My job is to allow you to learn from my mistakes: NEVER listen to ANY of her music… EVER! It’s a down-right shock that she became a part of the music world in the first place, considering her lack of talent. She did, however, and it’s significant to understand her life behind the music, and how she even received the time of day to make…

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  • What Is The Difference Between Getting To Work And Using Time Wisely

    In class we were assigned two readings, about time management, and focusing on our school work. The readings were “Getting to Work”, and “Using Time Wisely” in A Pocket Guide to College Success. In the readings there was a tremendous amount of explanation about studying, and doing homework. I have to agree with both of the readings. Each one of them had very good ideas on how to succeed in your freshmen year of college. Some of the lessons that I thought were helpful and some that were not were…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Eighth Characteristics

    My eighth characteristic is another one I’m not proud of. The eighth one is that I’m very temperamental. It does not take much to make me upset. If someone says something or does something I don’t like, I immediately get an attitude or become very upset. I remember one day my mother tried to make me wear an outfit I did not like and I immediately got upset. I remember yelling at my mother and getting really angry. Little things can upset me just like big things. I’m not sure what caused this to…

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