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A Brief History of the Iconic Chanel Jacket
  • The Chanel jacket first designed in 1954 is shown here on a model presenting the 1957 Spring/Summer collection.

     

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  • Coco Chanel wearing her iconic design, circa 1950.

     

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  • First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy greeted the public in Dallas, Texas in 1963 wearing a pink Chanel jacket. John F. Kennedy was assassinated later that day.

     

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  • Princess Diana carried a bouquet of flowers into the Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children wearing a royal blue Chanel jacket.

     

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  • A model displays a black Chanel jacket styled by Karl Lagerfeld for the 1994/95 Autumn/Winter collection.

     

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  • Scarlett Johansson arrived at the "In Good Company" premiere in 2004 wearing jeans and a black Chanel jacket.

     

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  • Beyonce was spotted leaving a New York City restaurant in April, 2010 rocking a bubblegum pink Chanel jacket.

     

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  • Alexa Chung arrived at the Chanel RTW show in March, 2010 wearing the iconic jacket.

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  • Karl Lagerfeld's four-year-old godson made a trip down the runway for Chanel with his father, model Brad Kroenig. The two donned matching white jackets with black detail.

     

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  • Clémence Poésy sported a Chanel jacket at the Chanel Fashion Show during the 2011 Paris Fashion Week.

     

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  • Anna Wintour posed in a black Chanel jacket for Karl Lagerfeld's 'Little Black Jacket' exhibit.

     

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  • Karl Lagerfeld and Linda Evangelista attended Chanel's:The Little Black Jacket Event together in 2012. Linda Evangelista styled her Chanel ensemble in a very Coco-esque way.

     

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  • Dree Hemingway also attended Chanel's:The Little Black Jacket Event in June 6, 2012, wearing a white Chanel jacket.

     

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  • Cate Blanchett wore a white Chanel jacket while fiming a scene for "Blue Jasmine" (2013)

  • Karl Lagerfeld reinvented the classic with shots of metallic and pops of color for the Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

     

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A Brief History of the Iconic Chanel Jacket




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