The French label Chanel, set up by its namesake, Coco Chanel is one of the most iconic brands in international fashion history. Founded in 1909, the House of Chanel started as a Parisian millinery shop, which later expanded into clothing, accessories, cosmetics, perfumes and jewellery. Some of the brand’s most famous pieces include the little black dress, ladies woollen suit and the quilted 2.55 handbag.