One of the most admired and influential women in the world is undeniably Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was born on August 1883 in Saumur, France to an unwed mother who worked as a laundry woman. Gabrielle’s father.
Gabrielle Chanel in her suite at the Ritz hotel in Paris. Published in Harper's Bazaar in this photo was chosen for the Chanel advertisement. For the first time, Chanel herself promoted her perfume 1937