Coco Chanel

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Birthday
19, 1883
Birthplace
Saumur, France
Death Date
Jan 10, 1971 (87)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1883
Birthplace
Saumur, France
Death Date
Jan 10, 1971 (87)

About

French fashion designer who became imortalized for her suits, her perfumes, and her little black dresses. Her bestselling perfume Chanel No. 5 became an iconic scent.

Before Fame

As an orphaned child, she had little to do, so she taught herself how to sew.

Trivia

Before going into fashion, she tried to be a singer.

Family Life

At 23, she fell for a dashing French ex-cavalry officer, and became his main mistress.

Associated With

Greta Garbo was one of her many famous clients.