History of Coco Chanel Designs; No 5 Perfume, Jewelry, Haute Couture Little Black Dress & More

Fashion house Chanel is a timeless, icon fashion design company synonymous with “No. 5” as well as its founder Coco Chanel. It has been around for over a century. Women all over the world dream of the haute couture and its iconic double C logo which graces their classic designs. Brigitte Kruse & GWS Auctions, Inc. is here to share some facts about this famous French fashion house that you may not know.

Chanel Revolutionizes Couture with Comfort

In a world full of constricting clothes, the designs that Chanel was coming up with highlighted comfort. So many women found this appealing as opposed to the tight designs they were so used to. Coco Chanel saw the benefits of wearing jersey fabric and the way it draped off the body. During the First World War these comfortable, stylish clothes were worn by women as they found themselves in the workforce as men were away fighting in the war.

Chanel No. 5 Perfume

Not only is Chanel known for their sought after fashions including clothing, bags and jewelry, they are also famous for perfume. Chanel is known most for the fragrance simply known as Chanel No.5. The fragrance found its name after Coco was told by a fortune teller that five was her lucky number. So famous was “No.5,”that Marilyn Monroe proclaimed she wore Chanel No.5 to bed each night.

Coco Chanel Little Black Dress

Their isn’t a woman in the world who doesn’t at one time or another, fall back on the classic “Little Black Dress.” Always in style, The Little Black Dress was first introduced by Coco Chanel becoming a signature piece and one that brought fame to the company and truly defined it.

Chanel Continues to Sell Class

Whether you are buying jewelry, handbags or clothing, you can count on quality as well as class. Chanel has a way with creating simple, timeless pieces that catch the eye of millions. Using current trends in combination with originality, this brand is still a frontrunner in the fashion world.

Beware of a Chanel Counterfeits

Just like many other big fashion names, Chanel is often a target of counterfeits. China is often the one to blame for these counterfeits and although the iconic opposed ‘C’ letters, may be simple to reproduce, there is a way to be sure yours is an original. As of 1990 all authentic Chanel handbags come with their own number.

Buying & Selling Chanel Jewelry & Accessories in Beverly Hills, Agoura Hills, Palm Springs, Indio & Southern California

If you find yourself looking for Chanel keepsakes, there isn’t a better place to find them than at auction. There is often far more variety at auction than you will find anywhere else. Auctions can be a great option when you are looking for vintage jewelry as well as handbags and other accessories. If you are looking to buy or sell vintage jewelry or other accessories, the experts at Brigitte Kruse & GWS Auctions, Inc can help you maximize your profits and find the treasures you are looking for. Call us today for more information about upcoming auctions in your area.