"Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time Magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of the century.
One of the most admired and influential women in the world is undeniably Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was born on August 1883 in Saumur, France to an unwed mother who worked as a laundry woman. Gabrielle’s father.