Coco Chanel changed the world.
Chanel was to fashion what the Model T was to the auto industry.
Before Chanel, women wore tight corsets and fussy, impractical clothing. Chanel introduced revolutionary ideas that changed attitudes about women and women’s wear around the world.
A short list of Coco’s contributions to fashion
-The Little Black Dress
-Multiple strands of pearls
-Quilted handbags with chain handles
-Easy, comfortable, practical luxury
-Use of jersey fabric, formerly used exclusively for men’s underwear