Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel

Born: August 19, 1883

Died: January 10, 1971

Nationality: French

Occupation: Designer

Biography: Gabrielle Coco Bonheur Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She was the only fashion designer to be named on Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century.

Source/Notes: As quoted in The Gospel According to Coco Chanel : Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman (2009) by Karen Karbo

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Source/Notes: As quoted in You've Got Style : Your Personal Guide for Relating to Others (2000) by Robert Rohm, p. 29
Source/Notes: As quoted in Architectural Digest (September 1994), p. 30

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