Birthday of the great Coco Chanel
On August 19, the world celebrated the birthday of Coco Chanel.
Undoubtedly, Mademoiselle made the world of fashion the way we know it today. She founded one of the most influential Fashion houses in the world. Also made a huge contribution to the women’s fashion. Coco Chanel is responsible for creating the most famous perfume in the world – Chanel No. 5. The fragrance was created almost 100 years ago, but despite this, it does not lose its popularity.
“Spirits that need to be put where you want to feel a kiss”, – Coco Chanel described her invention.
Great Mademoiselle managed to dress all the women of the world in black, creating the famous little black dress. Its story of creation is fanned with legends and myths. But one thing is clear – Coco Chanel wanted to create a dress that would be appropriate to look in any situation in which a woman will not look neither too simple nor too smart.
The famous 2.55 handbag on the long chain is also the work of Coco Chanel. Elegant, small quilted bag in the shape of a rectangle has been popular with women of fashion for more than half a century. Traditionally, Chanel released a 2.55 bag in black, but in time there were also versions in other colors.
Coco Chanel also introduced fashion into expensive jewelry. She created an artificial pearl, which was decorated almost every image.
“Costume jewelry is not designed to give a woman a halo of wealth. It was created in order to make a beautiful woman, “- said Coco Chanel.
Chanel loved comfortable clothes. This rule also applies to shoes. So there were famous two-color beige shoes with a black toe. Chanel considered the combination of beige and black as one of the most successful and often used it in her collections.
Collections Coco Chanel is hard to imagine without tweed suits. Strict and elegant costumes-deuce of rough fabric were a sample of the English style and became the hallmark of the Fashion House. In the tweed suits of Chanel, the First Lady of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy, the famous trendsetter, often appeared.
Coco Chanel in response and for the popularity of short haircuts. She was one of the first who decided on this bold experiment in the early 20-ies.