Horst P. Horst, Coco Chanel, Paris, 1937
David Seidner, Tina Chow/Chanel, 1984
David Seidner, Betty Lago, Chanel, 1985
Coco Chanel was one of the world’s top couturiers. From the founding of the House of Chanel in 1909 until her death in 1971, Chanel held the title of “Chief Designer.” Famous for her cardigan suits and the perfume “Chanel No. 5,” Chanel was credited with revolutionizing fashion with her modern, elegant, and simple designs.