Biografia de coco chanel

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Coco Chanel Biography - Childhood.
Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel was born on August 19, 1883 as a second child of an unmarried couple. Her father was a small-wares peddler, her mother came from a familyof a peasant. Her mother died when Chanel was twelve years old. One week later she was abandoned by her father, who left her to be raised by the nuns in a provincial orphanage.

There was nofuture, at that time, for a poor girl brought up by the charity. Never in her life would Coco Chanel mention her younger years spent in orphanage.

Coco Chanel Biography - Beginning of her career
Atfirst she began as a shopkeeper specializing in linens and small wares. Later she would try to sing and dance, with an idea to make a career in the theatre. These attempts would not bring her any luck,with an exception to the nickname Coco acquired at that time.
At the age of twenty-two Coco Chanel met Etienne Balsan, a gentlemen horse breeder and riding enthusiast, and accepted his proposal tolive together. She would enjoy her life in a castle, even though she would never get used to her position of an official mistress. Coco Chanel met another person that found a merit in her idea andwould help her change her life completely. Arthur Capel, He helped Chanel to open her first milliner shop in Paris in 1910, and later in 1913 her boutique in Deauville, France.

Coco Chanel Biography -The Women Entrepreneur
Once she opened her business and began to apply her taste and capacities to it, she would change into a woman entrepreneur forever. Nothing would stop her: not the lack ofexperience, not even the war that soon exploded...

She started as a hat maker to the divas, and they would reveal her name to Paris…
Traditionally, dressmakers had never been part of "society".But Coco Chanel changed that. Coco Chanel became a magnetic person, an international figure invited everywhere. She commented: “I did not go into society because I had to design clothes. I designed...
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