Ah, Coco Chanel. The most stylish and influential fashion icon in modern history. She brought us the tweed suit, the little black dress, and her quilted handbag that is still coveted today. And not only did she redefine the fashion world, she also had great influence on the attitudes of women through her fantastic and cleaver wit.
So in honor of her birthday, a look back at some defining moments and styles.
The classic flap bag that redefined how women carried a handbag. Until then all handbags had a handle.
A classic redefined.