Fashion Icons - 7 Things You Should Know about Coco Chanel

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"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 happening."

Behind that designer Chanel bag is the legend herself!

Named as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century, legendary designer Coco Chanel was a pioneer in the world of fashion.2

Her kind of fashion was inspired by menswear and she believed in simple yet highly expensive designs.

"Not only did she make "black" the black it is today, but she also created the wardrobe staple that none of us can live without- the little black dress!"

Here are some little known facts about her that every woman should know:

1. She Loved Pockets!

Coco Chanel was so enchanted with pockets that this would prove to be the main focus of her designs in handbags for women!

Time to add those extra pockets!

"A fashion that does not reach the streets is not a fashion."

She Loved Pockets!
It Started as a Hobby
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