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INSIDE CHANEL: PART 3

It’s part 3 of our ELLE exclusive series of Chanel films! Today we’re showing Once Upon Time… Gabrielle: from 1954 to the ‘myth’ Chanel.

The clip begins with Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel’s triumphant return from the Second World War. We hear of her first runway show on 5 February  1984 at age 70 and her subsequent impression across the fashion world. The Chanel jacket becomes a wardrobe staple for the bourgeoisie, as does the quilted bag with chain shoulder strap. On January 10 1971 Mademoiselle Chanel dies. ‘I would want to leave to go to heaven and dress the angels’ she once said of death.

Watch the third of five films below and come back tomorrow and every other day this week to see the next two films...

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