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Either people didn't want to know or chose not to deal with it.
After one year of operation, the business proved to be so lucrative that in 1916 Chanel was able to reimburse Capel's original investment.Next
Draper stores were popular before and around the middle of the 20th century and dealt with fabrics, sewing items and clothes.
Chanel was convinced that women would ultimately rebel against the aesthetic favored by the male couturiers, what she called "illogical" design: the "waist cinchers, padded bras, heavy skirts, and stiffened jackets".Next
Her father, Albert, was not present to see his daughter for the first time.
She also claimed to have been born a decade later than 1883 and that her mother had died when she was much younger than 11. Chanel is 25, and Boy is 35, British and perfectly bilingual in French and English thanks to his French mother and English father.Next
Chanel wanted to reopen her Chanel Couture boutiques, so she approached Pierre Wertheimer again and negotiated a deal to fund her comeback.
After her romance with Reverdy ended in 1926, they maintained a friendship that lasted some forty years.Next
The committee had no documented evidence of her collaborative activities and was obliged to release her.
After several post-war years in Switzerland, she returned to Paris and revived her fashion house. The Wertheimers would receive seventy percent of the profits, and Théophile Bader twenty percent.Next
In the years 1923—1937, she collaborated on productions choreographed by Diaghilev and dancer , notably , a dance-opera; Orphée and Oedipe Roi.