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Jersey Girl: History of Coco Chanel In Fabric

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Living through two World Wars, Coco Chanel let her materials and fits fight the societal influences placed on women at the time. Using jersey, tweed and varying forms of silk, Chanel's creations humanized women's wear and set in stone true, feminine style - from the little black dress to the tweed suit.
Jersey Girl: History of Coco Chanel In Fabric

When Coco Chanel opened her first shop in Paris many of her sportswear-inspired pieces were made of jersey. As the flapper Twenties picked up, Chanel's little black dress showed a woman no longer had to create the impression of great wealth. Into the thirties, Chanel silks, chiffon and sequin embellishment flamed-up the decade that preceded WWII before the war took her out. With her return to design in postwar Paris, a more mature, refined and tailored Chanel launched something new; an icon ...

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