Coco Chanel is one of most famous brands in the world in terms of clothing, jewelry, fragrance and bag products. The company was founded by Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, a French fashion designer who was among the most influential people of the 20th century according to Time magazine. Chanel started her legacy in couture clothing that became popular during the post World War Era. After several decades of outstanding designs, Chanel conquered the industry of jewelry, fragrance and bag.
Gabrielle Chanel came from a poor family so hardships were her companion as she reached the iconic stage of success. She had to undergo many distresses, failures, sorrows and disappointments before her brand became known as it is today. She had been a mistress of some wealthy and dignified men on her time but she remained unmarried until her death. Focusing on the company’s routine every single day of her life during her last years made her busy but she died lonely with the companionship of trusted confidants.
The Chanel Perfume # 5 is her famous fragrance product wherein she had to fight to regain the scent under her name. The jersey suit and the famous little black dress were known as Chanel brand’s greatest designs.
Today, the Chanel bag is known for its beautiful and elegant styles boosted by nurturing quality and sought-after name. The Chanel bags are quite expensive but rightfully deserves by the brand itself due it longevity in the fashion industry.
The company is now owned by Alain and Gerard Wertheimer, the grandsons of Coco Chanel’s business partner, Pierre Wertheimer. It already expanded into more than 300 branch locations worldwide. Even though the ownership of the company did not eventually manage by any Coco Chanel’s relative, her legacy on the brand will last while the company is alive. Her name will always be remembered in the fashion world and will continue to inspire the couture designers, bag and perfume makers of the new generation.