STYLE
08/19/2011 10:10 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Coco Chanel: Style Icon

To celebrate what would have been Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's 128th birthday, we decided to look back at her signature style. A progressive female designer, the jackets and dresses Chanel created and wore set the precedent for contemporary women everywhere.

Take a peek in our gallery below to see Chanel don ballgowns, little black dresses and more:

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