A Short History of the Little Black Dress Brought to you by Coco Chanel
Chanel made popular a wide variety of new looks including the brassiere, pants, head scarves, little black dresses, suit outfits and many more. Development of the real 'bra' was actually made by Mary Phelps-Jacobs in 1920s.
Coco Chanel created her signature fragrance -- Chanel #5.
The early years that made Coco Chanel
Explore our Coco Chanel timeline & biography on Vogue.com.