[Luxus+ Magazine] A short history of luxury: these five women at the origin of the great companies of Haute Couture

Since 1982, 8th March has been celebrated throughout the world as International Women’s Rights Day, paying tribute to women and their successive struggles to acquire their rights. And so today is an opportunity to go back in time and recall the predominant place of women in the haute-couture sector. Who, among the many women in the luxury industry, have left their mark on the history of fashion forever?


Coco Chanel, the icon and visionary of the fashion world


It is impossible to write an article like this without mentioning Gabrielle Chanel, more commonly known as “Coco Chanel“. A great fashion designer, she made her name in 1910 by opening her first Parisian fashion boutique: an early symbol of women’s emancipation.



Absolème ces 5 femmes qui ont marqué l'histoire de la mode pour toujours Gabrielle Chanel
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