How Coco Chanel changed the course of women's fashion

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel was one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers. A milliner by training, she moved beyond hats to become a rebel and a trailblazer of the fashion world, creating a new sartorial style that freed women from corsets and lace frills by offering them sailor shirts and wide-leg pants instead.



Source: CNN, How Coco Chanel changed the course of women’s fashion

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