24 April 2013
Coco Chanel’s designs changed the ways women dressed, looked and acted. That was a major turning point in the fashion scene. She had an impact on women everywhere. Socially, intellectually and culturally, her design style inspired many others during her time, changing women’s fashion forever. Women love fashion because it sets the stage for the sight of things. Fashion, over the years, has given the world some renowned designers and Coco Chanel tops the list. She was growing into an iconic personality since the 30’s until present time. Chanel was the first to create clothing that made women feel both attractive and useful. Chanel ran a large, successful business in the fashion industry. She made women’s clothing beautiful, comfortable and practical. She understood that women wanted a sense of style and professionalism in their fashion, Chanel said, “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street; fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”(Coco Chanel (1873-1971)). Chanel broke the boundaries for woman’s fashion creating clothing that would give women the freedom of movement, by the way women looked, and how they looked at themselves. Chanel’s early year is that she was an orphaned as a young child. Chanel started fashion in the 1910, making hats in Paris, but she opened her first dress shop in Paris in 1914 and then closed in 1939 of the onset of World War ll. That Chanel revolutionized women’s fashion with her straight, simple and uncorseted and above all, comfortable of Chanel look and that she popularized the short hair of women in 1920s and she introduced the shorter skirts. Chanel created the famous Chanel No. 5 perfume in 1922.