History..● August 19,1883 coco Chanel was born● 1909- she moves to Paris & starts designing hats for friends this iswhen she realizes that she belongs in the fashion industry. So shebegins to make friends with designers and writers living in Paris.● 1910- boyfriend “Boy Chapel” gives her money to open a shop inParis. Before the year can end business was so good she openedanother store in London.● 1921- she launched the N5 perfume.● 1931- Chanel starts designing clothes for Holly wood films and signs a1 million dollar contract.
● 1939- World War I : Chanel declared there was no time for fashion &took a 15 year break.● She served the War World 1 as a nurse. Chanel affairs during WorldWar II with a Nazi officer which resulted exile in from Switzerland.● After Coco Chanels death Karl Lagerfeld took over as owner● 1990- Lagerfeld created a mix with chanels original boxy suits with hisown mix and accessories
How to identify the style....●Boxy jackets●Knee length skirts●Tweeds●Silks●Quilted leather patterns