'COCO' Chanel was known for her lifelong determination, ambition, and energy which she applied to her professional and social life.
The concept of the little black dress is often cited as a Chanel contribution to the fashion lexicon; it is a style still worn to this day. The actress Suzanne Orlandi was one of the first women to wear a Chanel little black dress.
The Chanel tweed suit was built for comfort and practicality. It consisted of a jacket and skirt in supple and light wool or mohair tweed and a blouse and jacket lining in jersey or silk.