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Fashion designer coco chanel has been credited with developing the modern woman she once said, i had rediscovered honesty, and in. Gabrielle coco chanel reinvented what women wore, smelled like and accessorized withbut she also reinvented herself along the way. Born on august 19, 1883 in saumur, france, coco chanel (née gabrielle bonheur chanel) was the epitome of a self-made woman despite.
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Coco chanel, byname of gabrielle bonheur chanel, (born august 19, 1883, saumur, france—died january 10, 1971, paris), french fashion designer who ruled. Before eternally changing the way women dressed, gabrielle coco chanel looked to be just another pretty french girl with a coiled mane of. Catch coco chanel live every saturday playing the capital cities freshest beats and keeping you up-to-date on the can't-miss events.
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