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  • Coco Chanel's Fashion Design

    escape the monotonous life of provincial France and sublimated to stair stardom wherefore she left Notre dame School and worked a cabaret singer. While Coco never succeed as a chanteuse, she did not surrender for failing. She decided to crashe a life of poverty to a life of prosperity so she left Moulins without regrets to dream land, Paris, with Etienne Balsan. Balsan is a rich man who helped Coco to open her own hat and dress shop in Paris whereas she accomplished the first victory is crashed poverty. In fact, nothing can limit her ambition thus she broke her relationship with Balsan to his friend Arthur "Boy" Chapel. Arthur who is a moneyed English businessman aided Chanel to open two additional boutiques in the coastal towns of Deauville and Biarritz. Therefore, Coco achieved first step of renowned stair. III. Coco Chanel designing: Coco Chanel made an individual impression on women 's fashion in twenty century. There are two aspects affected of her style that are impoverished childhood and rigorous convent education (Krick, Jessa. 2004). She started in 1913 selling hats and restricted of garments or clothes. Then she began a new line of style, she was designed for menswear. Most of menswear design inspired from popular uniforms through World War I in 1914. She used unusual fabric for making most of her products called wool jersey for two reasons; its high quality and its low price. She did not limited her designing for men only but she created different styles…

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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: Women's Clothing In The Twentieth Century

    He bought her a Parisian apartment and financed her first shops. The relationship lasted nine years, even after Capel married in 1918. Through the relationships of both men she was able to open her own millinery shop in Paris during 1910. She soon later opened two boutiques both Deauville and Biarritz. She was very successful she hired 300 staff and back all of her loans to Chapel. In 1919 her husband Arthur Edward Capel died in a devastating car crash, she had a roadside memorial at the site…

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  • Chanl No. Five, By Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel

    brand, the company that is now rich in history with intrigue, wealth, and scandal. Chanel’s “under the table” relationship with a wealthy English Industrialist, Arthur Edward ‘Boy’ Capel certainly did not grant her marriage, but it definitely helped Chanel open her first shop at 21 Rue Cambon in Paris in 1910 (Grashkina—Hristov). 21 Rue Cambon is where Chanel created hats under the brand name “Chanel Modes” (“Paris by Chanel”). With the help of her “admirer” who provided key financial…

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  • Arthur Boy's Descriptive Essay-Personal Narrative

    Despondency The bitterly cold air is blasting into my face and the rain is clattering down onto my skin like thousands of bullets being shot at once. As Arthur and I dash through Deauville Avenue, goose bumps start racing on my limbs. My plump lips are turning blue like an afternoon sky. Inelegantly, I fall through the doors of a petite boutique determined to find something to keep me snug and warm. I catch a glimpse of a sleek, smooth, silky scarf. Flabbergasted, I stand in awe…Wow!…

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  • Coco Chanel's Fashion

    Later, Gabrielle Chanel opened stored in Deauville and Biarritz and started designing clothes. Her major clothing hit created after an outfit she designed out of an old jersey on a nippy day. Jersey was the best practical choice for Chanel to produce her women’s apparel collections at an early stage in her profession. Chanel established the unwanted jersey - a mechanical fabric classically utilized for men's underwear. Simple, practical and comfy, jersey clothes weren’t the trendy look for…

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  • Coco Chanel Fashion

    unmarried, and growing up they hardly had any money. Then, to make Chanel’s horrid childhood worse, when she was about 12 her mother died. ("Coco Chanel") Her step-father sent Chanel and her two sisters to a convent, where Chanel was taught to sew. Life was strict and uniformed, but at least she had a home. When Chanel turned 18 she left the convent, and found work as a seamstress. She also sang part-time at clubs, where she gained the nickname “Coco”. Unfortunately, Chanel’s singing wasn’t good…

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  • Mick Jagger Research Paper

    Mick Jagger From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Mick Jagger Mick Jagger Deauville 2014.jpg Mick Jagger in 2014 Born Michael Philip Jagger 26 July 1943 (age 72)[1] Dartford, Kent, England Occupation Singer songwriter music and film producer actor Years active 1960–present Spouse(s) Bianca Jagger (m. 1971–1978) Partner(s) Jerry Hall (1977-1999; Invalid marriage declared null and void)[2][3][4][5] L'Wren Scott (2001–2014) Children 7; including Jade, Elizabeth and Georgia May Relatives Chris…

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  • Coco Chanel Impact On Fashion

    for Coco Chanel. Their friendship evolved into a love affair which made them very close and Capel helped Coco Chanel to open a new shop in Brittany, France, which, similarly to the shop in Paris, became very popular among local customers (Weber, 35). It is worth mentioning the fact that celebrated French actresses buy wear in Chanels’ shop which was very important for the promotional campaign of her shop. In fact, the interest of celebrities to her shop contributed to the growing popularity of…

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