This 1988 film profiles fashion designer Coco Chanel, the woman who gave the world the little black dress. Born in 1883 in France, Chanel rose to prominence as a designer during World War I. Her Paris boutique was known for its simple, exquisite designs, worn by glamorous women all over the world. Coco Chanel continued to be a major force in design until her death in 1971. Archival film footage and interviews with friends and colleagues, including successor Karl Lagerfeld, are featured.
The film is open to SCAD students, faculty and staff only.