In 1922 Coco Chanel introduced a perfume, Chanel No. 5, which became and has remained exceptionally popular. I am fascinated by the many different depictions of the famous bottle – which is seemingly as popular as the perfume itself.
Coco Chanel introduced her signature cardigan jacket in 1925 and signature "little black dress" in 1926. Most of her fashions had a staying power, and didn't change much from year to year.
A little more than a decade after her death, designer Karl Lagerfeld took the reins at her company to continue the Chanel legacy.