Quiz: The Legendary Coco Chanel Quiz
The Legendary Coco Chanel Quiz
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About This Quiz

Legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel changed fashion for women. Her Chanel bags, perfumes, suits and little black dress are still iconic in women's fashion. What else do you know about this famed woman's stamp on design?

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What was Coco Chanel's real name?
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Where was Coco Chanel born?
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What happened to Coco at age 12 that was a defining moment in her life?
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Before beginning her career as a designer, what did Coco Chanel also do to earn money?
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Who did Coco Chanel meet while living in the town of Moulins?
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What did Coco Chanel sell out of her first shop in Paris’s Rue Cambon in 1910?
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What fabric did Coco Chanel use in her early design career, which was highly unusual for women's fashion of the time?
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Coco Chanel opened two more boutiques --in Deauville and Biarritz -- and her first designs sold there quickly gained attention. Why?
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In the 1920s, Coco Chanel launched her first perfume. What was it?
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True or false? In 1925, Coco Chanel introduced the now legendary Chanel suit.
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What other iconic piece of women's wear did Coco Chanel introduce in the 1920s?
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In 1926, Vogue compared Chanel's little black dress to what?
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What prompted Coco Chanel to close her Paris salon in 1939?
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After the end of the war, when did Coco Chanel introduce her comeback collection?
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True or false? During the German occupation of France, Coco Chanel was involved with a German military officer.
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Which of the following men was Coco Chanel NOT romantically linked?
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True or false? Coco Chanel designed costume jewelry as early as the 1930s.
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What was the inspiration behind the iconic Chanel 2.55 handbag?
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In 1931, what Hollywood studio hired Coco Chanel to design costumes for its leading ladies?
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True or false? Designer Elsa Schiaparelli was one of Coco Chanel's biggest collaborators.
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By the 1960s, some of the most famous celebrities in the world were linked to Chanel, including who?
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True or false? In 1971, Coco Chanel introduced Chanel No. 19, which was named after her date of birth.
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Chanel's iconic jacket is made of what fabric?
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Who starred as Coco Chanel In 1969, in the Broadway musical "Coco?"
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Finish this quote from Coco Chanel. "Fashion changes, _____."
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True or false? Coco Chanel never married and even turned down a proposal from the Duke of Westminster.
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When did Coco Chanel die?
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True or false? Karl Lagerfeld took the reins at Chanel immediately after Coco Chanel's death.
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Who currently owns the design company Coco Chanel founded?
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Finish this quote from Coco Chanel. "I don't do fashion, _____.
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