NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)
16th February, 1923 : The French fashion queen Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel has decreed that even sweaters can be chic. Coco, as she is universally known, has been a leader in the trend towards a new freedom in clothes. Her boyish lines, light fabric, low heels and bobbed hair create a look that appeals to the new woman of the Twenties. Miss Chanel’s sway is so great that sweaters are expected to be greeted enthusiastically by the public.
[ No wonder ]