Chanel have released a series of movies titled “Inside CHANEL”, one of which is called “Coco” and is all about the legendary founder of the Chanel brand: Coco Chanel.
As you’d expect from a major fashion house, the video is slick, stylish and chic, but also has some fascinating facts about Gabrielle Chanel and her humble beginnings. Did you know that her parents were a travelling peddlar and a laundress? Or that she was sent to live in an orphanage in a monastery for 7 years as a child? Or that she fell madly in love with a rich young man called ‘Boy’ who died tragically in a car accident?
Watch the video below. It’s fascinating!