“She made history in her own way, dressing the street, stars, queens,” wrote Edward Charles-Roux about Gabrielle Chanel. And the point is not that the great Coco became a classic during his lifetime. The point is the special nature of its modeling, where all the inspirations of creative nature had their origins in “vital unrest and the twinkles of being.”
Gabrielle Chanel was born in 1883 (but she told everyone that in 1993). At six years old, she lost her mother, and a little later her father abandoned her and her four other brothers. Therefore, she had to live in a shelter for several years. In her youth, Chanel worked as a clothing seller and sang in a cabaret. It was the songs she sang that caused her to be nicknamed Coco. Thanks to her lover, she managed to open her women’s hat store in Paris in 1910. By 1919, her influence in the fashion world was already very great. It was copied, there was no end to orders, and its customers were people from all over the world. Continue reading
Gabrielle Chanel was born in 1883 in a poor family, where her mother was constantly sick, and her father often allowed himself to “walk”. When the mother died, none of the relatives, even the father, wanted to educate Gabrielle and her two sisters, so the girls were sent to a shelter at the monastery. At the age of 18, Gabriel had a choice: to remain in the monastery, or, having left it, to continue his education in some other institution. She left the monastery to study in a boarding house in the town of Moulins. Chanel firmly decided not to return to the miserable past, so she struggled with a different, luxurious life. Marriage of convenience was not for her, because the girl tried hard to earn money with her labor, which meant independence and freedom for her. Continue reading
The Roberto Cavalli fashion house is one of the most noble houses, which has become an integral part of the high fashion world. The company’s turnover is $ 150 million per year and claims to be the fame of Versace himself.
The founder of the fashion house, Roberto Cavalli, was born in Florence in 1940 in a highly artistic family. Roberto Cavalli inherited his creative talent by inheritance, his maternal grandfather is the world famous Florentine artist – impressionist Giuseppe Rossi.
Following a family tradition, Roberto graduated from the Florentine Academy of Arts. It was there that he received the basic skills and knowledge in the field of design and fine art, which later came in handy to him. Continue reading