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Coco Chanel's full name was Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel. She received the name Coco when she became an actress. It is thought to have come from two songs, "Ko Ko Ri Ko," and …"Qui qu'a vu Coco."
Neiman Marcus fashion award in 1957
She used to go to a cafe called "La Rotonde", one night she decided to get up in front of everyone and sing. She sang a song about a little girl who lost her dog "Coco", and t…he whole crowd chanted "Coco", as she sang, giving her the nickname of Coco.
Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel is a famous french fashion desiner, who by the 1950's had intruduced "the little black dress" and several handbags. To this day her number one fregeran…ce in chanel no. 5. She added gold chains to her handbags in the 1950's she called it the 2/55 bag.
Gabrielle Chanel got her nickname 'Coco' when she was a cabaret singer at a music hall called 'La Rotonde' in 1905. the nickname came from the song 'Qui qu'a vu Coco dans le t…rocadero'.
Karl Lagerfeld is the Chief Designer for Chanel, it is owned by the Wertheimer Family. Originally Pierre & Paul Wertheimer partnered with Coco Chanel to build the Perfume line…, now the company has been passed down to Alain & Gerald Wertheimer.
Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel- Chanel, is her birth surname but her nickname, "Coco" is what some say that the name comes from one of the songs she used to sing, and Chanel …herself said that it was a "shortened version of coquette, the French word for 'kept woman," according to an article in The Atlantic.
No she did not.
Coco Chanel was a french fashion designer of the 20th century who designed many fabulous women's clothing such as the little black dress and produced one of the worlds most bo…ught perfume CHANEL NO. 5. Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel was a french fashion designer from the 20th century. She was born on 19th of August 1883 and died on the 10th of January 1971. Coco went on to create one of the worlds most influential luxury fashion houses 'Chanel'. She was the designer of many trademark clothing items like the LBD (little black dress) , Tweed skirt and jacket ensembles and she brought shorter hair in for many women. She was also the creator of the very famous and classic perfume 'Chanel no.5' and the slightly less popular 'Chanel No.19'.
She adopted the name Coco during a brief career as a cafe and concert singers 1905-1908. First a mistress of a wealthy military officer then of an English industrialist,… she drew on the resources of these patrons in setting up a millinery shop in Paris in 1910, expanding to Deauville and Biarritz. The two men also helped her find customers among women of society, and her simple hats became popular.
Yes, they take their name from Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel perfumer and ( better known ) as a Fahion designer who died in l97l. and was born in 1882
coco Chanel was in a poor family her mom died when she was six she had to be sent to an orphanage she had to grow up there then one day she desisted to make something new for …woman a new fashion
A French fashion designer & founder of the Chanel brand.
Coco Chanel was a pioneering French fashion designer whose modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions, and pursuit of expensive simplicity made her an important fig…ure in 20th-century fashion. Her influence on hate couture was such that she was the only person in the field to be named on TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people of the 20th century.
She started her business in 1909, a millinery, France.