Chanel (estb. 1909) is a French fashion house founded in 1909 by Gabrielle Bonheur, also known as Coco Chanel, in Paris. She opened her first boutique, “Chanel Modes”in 1910, which focused on hats. Chanel is known for revolutionizing haute couture with the design of comfortable, casual suits, and dresses. The first Chanel couture house was opened in 1915, and Coco Chanel retained her role as chief designer until her death in 1971.The house is also known for its classic monochrome designs and the use of tweed fabrics that began with the traditional Chanel suit, which became popular in the 1920s. In 1926, Chanel introduced “The Little Black Dress”, which was a defining piece in the company’s success.