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Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel

Coco Chanel Quote Cross Stitch Product-What She Said Stitches

Famous worldwide as Coco Chanel, the woman who is said by many to have revolutionized women’s fashion, freeing them from restrictive corsets, had a lot to say about fashion, the relationships between men and women, and the world in general.

Coco Chanel Portrait-What She Said StitchesGabrielle Chanel had a fascinating life, one not without controversy. Her actions during the Second World War brought her a degree of notoriety, as she had a Nazi lover, which would seem to make her a Nazi sympathizer, and she has been accused of being a spy for the Germans. Or perhaps she took her lesson from a life of hard knocks and decided to join what was, at the time, the winning team in order to survive.

In the end, perhaps that was what drove her: a determined will to survive.

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