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10 facts about Chanel

We offer our guide to the most interesting facts on one of fashion’s best-loved brands, Chanel. From the birthplace of Coco Chanel to the story behind Chanel No5 and the famous Chanel 2.55 bag, we take a look at the top facts you may not know about the famous French house

Emily Scrivener
Emily Scrivener ,

Founded by Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel in 1910, Chanel has become synonymous with classic, elegant French style. Creative director Karl Lagerfeld has been praised for his ability to blend modernity and classicism to create a look that is loved across the world. While Chanel may be one of the most famous and highly regarded fashion brands in the world, there are many interesting facts that fashion fans may not know. Here we take a look at the top 10 facts on Chanel, from the brand’s history to the origin of the famous interlocked double Cs.


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