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Along with her two sisters, Gabrielle Chanel was abandoned by her father at age 12 and sent to an orphanage at a convent. 00:26
In the early 1900s, Coco Chanel sold hats that daringly eschewed the familiar gaudy birds and feathers. 01:31
Coco Chanel opened her first couture house in Paris in 1918. 02:16