FUN FACTS ABOUT COCO
She was a Leo and collected lions.
Whenever she went to her apartment on Rue Cambon, there were orders to spray Chanel No. 5 around the stairway so her signature scent would greet her.
She decorated the sitting room with a suede beige sofa in a time when both suede and beige upholstery were unheard of. She was selective about who could actually sit on it.
- During a brief career as a singer, she changed her name from Gabrielle to Coco (“little pet”) and it stuck.