Coco Chanel Essays

Coco Chanel’s Influence on Women’s Rights

Part A: Plan of Investigation Coco Chanel was not the typical feminist that campaigned for suffrage or sexual freedom, yet she had a profound impact on the European feminist movement by redefining the woman’s role in society through revolutionizing women’s fashion. Chanel was the first couture fashion designer to cater to the independent European woman, rejecting the corset and, instead, promoting┬áless binding, “boyish” attire for the modern, working woman. To determine the extent to which Coco Chanel influenced the European…

Read >>

Local and Foreign Entrepreneurs

Pacita Juan’s willingness to take risks, coupled with her passion for coffee, led her to create Figaro. Together with friends, Juan opened the first Figaro coffee shop in 1993 before Starbucks and Seattle’s Best were introduced to the country. Figaro is now the second largest coffee shop chain in the country, grabbing 30% market share. It is, in fact often mistaken for a foreign brand. From its first store in Makati, Figaro now has more than 30 in the Metro…

Read >>

Women History Paper Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel once said, “Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous (Bio.com, 1993).” I want to write on Coco Chanel particularly because of her everlasting contributions to the women and men’s fashion industry in our patriarchal society. Without her contributions, women will not be able to…

Read >>

Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel is an icon. Chanel is one of the most influential fashion designers of all time. She was one of the first women entrepreneurs of the 20th century. Chanel led the world from hoop skirts and corsets to long, loose fitting jersey dresses. She changed the way people saw the world through her innovative designs. Gabrielle was born in 1883 in Saumur, France. She was the second child born to a seamstress and a market stallholder. Her parents were…

Read >>