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    Coco Chanel Fashion

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    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 amazed with her new fashions, but their parents and elders were not. Girls caught wearing any of these new cloths were sent to basically a prison for young girls. Slowly, society started to accept Chanel’s new fashions and compromises were reached for the girls in the prisons. Because Chanel defied the social norm women soon…

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    Coco Chanel Quotes

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    Coco Chanel was a woman of great intelligence whose influence revolutionized the way women wore clothes and made a huge impact on the fashion industry world. Her quote: “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud” contains a huge life lesson that I agree with. Coco Chanel was trying to say that you shouldn’t be scared to speak your mind and you should question the standards society has put out for you. This quote reminds me of a time when I, like Coco Chanel, stood up for what…

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    Coco Chanel’s Impact Coco Chanel impacted nineteenth century women by causing changes in women’s beauty standards, the way women are perceived, and gender norms in clothing. Gender norms in clothing The clothes made for women at that time weren’t functional whatsoever A lot of people were inspired by Dior’s designs at the time, which included small waist dresses, and copious layers of fabric. (C2) The designs that Dior made were very popular at the time. His designs included the fashion that…

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    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 to America. She also lied about living…

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    “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 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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    Coco Chanel Essay

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    Introduction Through this assignment, we had to visit 8 stores in total of different market level in order to research and understand the clients of each store. As we visit the stores, we examine and study the environment, product display and their particular ways to appeal to the customers and make sales. We also develop investigative skills and more knowledge by doing this shop report. Chanel Chanel is a prestigious and recognized private company, found by Coco Chanel in 1909 and…

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    In such a way, she could expand her business, but, what was even more important, Coco Chanel changed the philosophy of women’s wear. To put it more precisely, her new design and new wear made women confident of the fact that they were supposed to dress for themselves but not for their men. In fact, it was a revolutionary philosophy for France as well as the entire world at the epoch of World War I, when the dominance of men was unchallengeable, while the development of feminism was still…

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    must always be different.” (Pettinger 1) This quote, said by Coco Chanel, shows that if people do not want to be replaced, they have to be unique. When Coco was young, her mother died and her father ran away which resulted in her having to live in an orphanage. When she was 17, she was taught to be a seamstress by the nuns that raised her (Haute Couture Anarchist 1). Chanel observed how women had to be uncomfortable to be attractive and that simple activities could not be done (Pettinger 1).…

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    Coco Chanel: Nazi Ideology

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    Coco Chanel. By Bianca Human Was Coco really a Nazi agent because she believed in the Nazi Ideology? In this essay it will be argued of the fact that Coco only became a Nazi Agent to gain power to be successful in her fashion empire, did she use them to get one step further and win her title back? Through all of the sources that have been gathered, the truth would be made clear. In Source A it was evident that Coco Chanel had a sneaky affair with a German Military Intelligence Officer Baron…

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