Coco Chanel made herself known as one of the most significant fashion designers around the world and became an icon to thousands of women. Due to her impact on the fashion industry she revolutionized the way women wore clothing and she also created a new technique for the fashion brand. Making the change from what women typical wore was risky but very important to Chanel. She wanted to make a statement and dress how every woman wished they could. "Fashion has become a joke.
Lisa Chaney is an article writer and quoted, “Very impressive in many ways. Her clothes were a reflection of her life.” “The little black dress” was designed by Chanel. This look was appropriate for any event a woman goes to and looks elegant. Not only did Americans look up to her, but Eu... ... middle of paper ... ...not only in America but around the world looked up to her for simple styles that were affordable and helped them look great in any body type. Her fashion, encouragement, and advice helped change the way Americans viewed life.
You can find plenty of female musicians whose style you would love to steal and imitate. There are numerous people who inspire our fashion choices and one of most influential people who can make a real difference in our fashion choices is popular female musicians. The leading singers such as Adele, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, etc can give you some fashion tips
Coco Chanel was an iconic designer and continues to inspire men and women around the world. Like many successful designers Coco had humble beginnings as a hat designer in 1910. Her unique hat styles made her noteworthy in the Parisian millinery market. Coco Chanel opened her first millinery boutique in 1912 Paris. Her fashions were so in demand that she had three boutiques by 1915.
She met a young businessman, Arthur Milliner who helped her establish a hat shop in Paris in 1910. In this essay I will outline how Coco Chanel paved the way in women’s fashion and her influences which are still an integral part of today’s fashion. What made Chanel Chanel: She was rebellious and had the most radical ideas of her time. She completely dismissed the confinements of corsets. She paved the way for other women in the world of fashion which mainly consisted of men dressing women.
Twiggy exemplified the androgynous mod look that swept America as it had Britain and much of Europe in the 1960’s. She healthily maintained a 5 ft 6 1/2 inch 90 lb body. Based on her thin figure, a nickname of "Twiggy" was derived. Twiggy’s popularity not only produced many people who tried to look like her but also drastically increased the hourly wages of models. She paved the way for current top models like Kate Moss, Elle MacPherson, and Linda Evangelista.Twiggy was major trendsetter in America during the sixties even though she was born in England.
As the stock market booms and society prospers, women’s fashion undergoes drastic change during the 1920’s. The hems of skirts and dresses rise to newer, more promiscuous level. The traditional long hair, supposedly the crowning glory of a women, is cut shoulder-length or shorter. Defined waistlines are lost, giving way to a shapeless and loose fitting style of clothing. Manufacturing of cosmetics emerges during this decade, and a variety of products become popular among women.
The factors that influenced Coco Chanel’s unraveling success were uniqueness, hard work and communicating success. Her most important influences on the fashion industry was transforming uncomfortable women clothing such as corsets to clothing that was more comfortable yet still gave a timeless appeal and ladylike appearance. Being able to create a movement of her own, Modernism and changing fashion for women, Chanel will forever be known as a remarkable fashion designer. I believe the fact that she put a woman’s worth as her main focus into creating her designs is what made consumers around the world admire her work. She knew that in the 20th century, to be elegant and fashionable meant money and a lot of it.
Another example is “Twiggy will soon hit HSN with an affordable line of skinny jeans, ruffled blouses, gypsy skirts, jackets and accessories in bold colors and price points of under $100. That, she said, would have pleased her younger self, who saved up spending money to splurge at London's popular Biba boutique.” This is proving the she is yet still a role model and a huge influencer since she is coming out with her own clothing line. She is thinking of other people but her by
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