Cocó Chanel

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  • Birth: Saumur, France

    Birth: Saumur, France
  • Her mother died and her father gave her brothers and sisters and her in adoption

    Her mother died and her father gave her brothers and sisters and her in adoption
  • She met her first boyfriend Étienne Balsan

    She met her first boyfriend Étienne Balsan
  • They split up and Cocó met Arthur Edward Capel

    They split up and Cocó met Arthur Edward Capel
  • She opened a hat store in a city near Paris

    She opened a hat store in a city near Paris
  • She opened a luxury clothes store in Deauville thanks to the money Arthur had given her

    She opened a luxury clothes store in Deauville thanks to the money Arthur had given her
  • She opened a store in Biarritz and gathers enough money to give back to her partner

  • She presented her first collection and it appeared in the vogue magazine

    She presented her first collection and it appeared in the vogue magazine
  • Arthur died in a car accident

  • She created her first perfume, Chanel nº5

    She created her first perfume, Chanel nº5
  • She travelled to Hollywood

    She travelled to Hollywood
  • She closed all her stores except the central boutique because of The Second World War

    She closed all her stores except the central boutique because of The Second World War
  • She reopened his haute couture house

    She reopened his haute couture house
  • She died of a heart attack in Paris

    She died of a heart attack in Paris
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    She learned how to sew, embroider and iron in a monastery

  • Period: to

    She had a loving relationship with the duke of Westmister

  • Period: to

    She lived in Switzerland away from the world of fashion