Although many people known the basic story of Coco Chanel and her rise to fame, there are many fun facts about Coco Chanel that most people do not know. Her name is still a symbol of high fashion and she changed the game of clothing back in the day. And her perfume is one of the most popular fragrances today, even almost 100 years after it was created. You can always see how her experiences shaped her clothing and accessories. So behold, some fun facts about Coco Chanel. And remember: “A girl should always be two things, classy and fabulous.”
1. She Made the Tan Popular
Among the many facts about Coco Chanel, one is that she made the tan popular. After a trip to Cannes, she came back looking sun kissed and fabulous. Because of her popularity in Paris at the time, women wanted to emulate her and look like her. After her tan skin became known, having sun kissed skin was all the rage in Paris in that time. This was unusual because up to that time, having pale skin was more common and considered more elegant than tan skin.