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[ga-bree-el] /ga briˈɛl/ (Show IPA), (“Coco”) 1882–1971, French fashion designer.
Contemporary Examples

Chanel, Armani, and Givenchy Present Their Haute-Couture Collections in Paris Robin Givhan July 3, 2012
Rosie O’Donnell’s Disastrous Oprah Winfrey Network Experience Ramin Setoodeh March 17, 2012
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Set a Wedding Date; Luxury Goods Prices Soar The Fashion Beast Team March 5, 2014
Diane Kruger Is Chanel’s New Face; Yves Saint Laurent Films Face Off The Fashion Beast Team April 7, 2013
Alexander Wang’s Intimate Balenciaga Debut; CNN’s War and Fashion Controversy The Fashion Beast Team February 13, 2013
Anna Piaggi’s ‘Hat-ology’ Exhibition Opens in Milan Liza Foreman September 22, 2013
Chinese Tourists Are Taking Hong Kong Protest Selfies Brendon Hong October 22, 2014
My Sugar Daddy Melissa Beech November 29, 2008
Fashion’s ‘It’ Girls Get Younger Isabel Wilkinson February 3, 2011

Historical Examples

The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, Volume XIV (of 16) Richard Hakluyt

Gabrielle (ɡabriɛl), known as Coco Chanel. 1883–1971, French couturière and perfumer, who created “the little black dress” and the perfume Chanel No. 5


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