Gabrielle Chanel was born in 1883 in France. She had 5 brothers and sisters and then her mother died due to these several pregnancy. Her father is often absent and full of regrets this is why he will put Gabrielle in an Orphanage with two of her sisters.
This is where Gabrielle learn to sew and where she was inspired of the clothes she will draw. These years will be determining for the style Gabrielle Chanel will have in her collections.