Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Samantha S - COCO CHANEL

Gabrielle Bonhuer ‘’COCO’’ Chanel was founded in 1910 selling ladies headwear, COCO moved up market within a span of a year. The fashion house Chanel took the fashion world by storm with thee famous little black dress and Tweed suit then there fragrance brand Chanel No 5 launched in 1912 which went to become their signature brand.

COCO Chanel initiated and popularized new designs and revolutionized the fashion world by going back to basic with elegances, class and originality.

COCO Chanel line of Jersies changes women’s relationships with there bodies as well their body language and attitude.

Her costume jewelry hit the market around 1924.

Their jewelry was considered the most revolutionary design of the time.

In 1957 the fashion world applauded her as the most influential designer of the twentieth century. She died in 1971 ending an era of revolutionary fashion.

In 1983 Karl Lagefeld was the new artistic Director for COCO Chanel Fashion. He carried the COCO Chanel fashion house forward by surprising, revolutionizing and shocking the fashion industry.

Fragrance COCO was launched in Coco’s honor, Fragrance for men, fine jewelry, unisex watches, and skin care line. They have been offering something new to the industry all the time.

The latest revolution being the luxury line introducing in 2006 a metal chain embedded in leather bags.





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