Coco Chanel

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  • Born

    On August 19, 1883 Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel is born.
  • Mother Dies

    Mother Dies
    On February 8,1895 her Coco Chanel's mother dies
  • Starting Job

    Starting Job
    On April 11,1904 Coco Chanel gets a starting job.
  • Singer

    Coco Chanel was a singer.During this time her first name became Coco.
  • Singer

    This was the last year of Coco's career as a singer
  • First Shop

    First Shop
    On April 11,1913 Coco Chanel opens her first shop.
  • Chanel no. 5

    Chanel no. 5
    On April 11,1921 Coco Chanel creates Chanel no. 5 which is one of her signature items.
  • Little Black Dress

    Little Black Dress
    On April 11,1926 Coco Chanel creates the first little black dress which is one of her signature items.
  • Hollywood

    She designed dresses for famous Hollywood in 1931
  • Closes All Her Shops

    On April 12,1939 Coco closes all her shops because it time for WW2.
  • Handbag

    In 1955 at the age of 70, Coco Chanel released her first quilted Chanel flap bag/handbag, also known as the 2.55 bag. It was called the 2.55 bag because it was released on that date, February 1955.
  • Award

    On November 14,1957 Coco Chanel gets the Neiman Marcus Fashion Award.
  • Dies

    On Jan 10,1971 Coco Chanel dies because of a heart attack and old age at the Ritz Hotel.She died at the age of 87.
  • Sleeping With the Enemy

    Sleeping With the Enemy
    In August of 2011 author Hal Vaughan released an explosive book named Sleeping With the Enemy in which he disclosed that Chanel had ties to the Nazi party.