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  1. Designer Coco Chanel was a Nazi spy and was directly involved in a plan for the Third Reich to take control of Madrid

  2. Coco Chanel sold her perfume recipe to Jews, then got the Nazis to try and help her get it back when it became popular.

  3. Jackie Kennedy wore her blood-splattered pink Chanel suit for the rest of the day after JFK's assassination. When asked to change her outfit, she replied "I want them to see what they have done to Jack."

  4. Virtually all of the eyewear industry is controlled by one company, Luxottica S.p.A., which owns brands such as Ray-Ban, Persol, and Oakley, And makes glasses for Chanel, Prada, Armani, Burberry, Versace, D&G and many more. They also own retail brands like LensCrafters and Sears Optical.

  5. Jacqueline Kennedy wore her blood-splattered pink Chanel suit for the rest of the day after JFK's assassination. When asked to change her outfit, she replied "I want them to see what they have done to Jack."

  6. Printer ink costs $4,285 per litre. In comparision, Chanel No. 5 perfume sells at 1,600.

  7. French fashion designer, Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (1883 –1971), along with being anti-semitic, homophobic, and addicted to morphine, was a spy for the Third Reich.

  8. One company owns Ray Bans, Arnette, Oakley, Persol, and Oliver Peoples, makes glasses for Chanel, Prada, Armani, Coach, Versace, and Polo Ralph Lauren, owns Sunglass Hut, LensCrafters, Target Optical, and Pearle Vision, and owns EyeMed, a vision insurance company.

  9. Coco Chanel was a confirmed Nazi agent who went under the code name 'Westminster'. She spent most of WW2 in Paris in the Ritz, sleeping with Nazi officers and had direct contact to Himmler and Goebbels.

  10. Jackie Kennedy's Pink Chanel suit won't be publicly displayed until at least 2103 and is kept in a secret location in which "The temperature hovers between 65 and 68 °F (18 and 20 °C) degrees; the humidity is 40 percent; the air is changed six times an hour."

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Jacqueline Kennedy's pink Chanel suit, which was covered in blood during JFK's assassination and remains unlaundered, will not be placed on public display until 2103

Lenscrafters, Pearle Vision, Sears Optical, Target Optical, Ray-Ban, Persol, and Oakley are all owned by one company. They also produce frames for Chanel, Prada, Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Versace, and Dolce and Gabbana, as well as other companies.

In 1970 Coco Chanel was worth was $19 billion (equivalent to $118 billion in 2015) - Bill Gates is currently worth $78.3 billion

Coco Chanel made sun bathing fashionable. Historically exposure to the sun had been the mark of laborers and a milky skin used to be a sure sign of aristocracy. Chanel took in the sun, making suntans not only acceptable, but a symbol denoting a life of privilege and leisure.

Princess Diana wouldn't wear Chanel after her divorce as the double CC logo reminded her of Camilla and Charles

Famous French designers include Chanel, Yves St. Lauren and Coco Chanel.

The fashion designer Coco Chanel was a Nazi Spy during WWII. She escape prosecution after the war in part because Winston Churchill personally intervened on her behalf.

A plastic called Galalith is made from milk. Though not moldable, it is easily cut, drilled, dyed, and embossed. CoCo Chanel accessorized the first Little Black Dress with costume jewelry made from Galalith which sparked its widespread popularity.

Coco Chanel was actually a Nazi sympathizer and worked for the Nazi's in World War 2 as an agent

Suntanning was considered unattractive until the 1920's, when Coco Chanel accidentally got sunburned, causing her fans to begin suntanning as a new fashion trend

Coco Chanel was a Nazi Intelligence Operative and anti-Semite. She was the Mistress if a Nazi Officer, recruited new agents for the Third Reich and used her Nazi ties to eliminate her Jewish business rivals.

Coco Chanel, the founder of the fashion and perfume empire Chanel was a Nazi spy during WW2 with the code name "Westminster" due to her connections with British high society.

Having a suntan was made popular by Coco Chanel after she was out in the sun for too long on a cruise

Brazilian Rosewood, outlawed in 1970 for guitars and furniture, was mostly used in France by perfume companies that would pulverize it. About 1% was furniture and far less guitars. Brazilian RW guitars are some of the most expensive on Earth. Chanel No. 5 was one of the biggest culprits.

In the 1920s, fashion-designer Coco Chanel accidentally got sunburnt while visiting the French Riviera. As a result tanned skin became a trend partly because of Coco’s status and the longing for her lifestyle by other members of society.

Coco Chanel was a Nazi sympathiser and potential spy.

Coco Chanel was an anti-semite and stole the firm Chanel Perfumes from the Jewish owners while they were being slaughtered by the Nazis.

TLC, was initially “The Learning Chanel” and used to focus on educational and learning content but by the late 1990s, the network began to primarily focus towards reality series involving lifestyles, family life, and personal stories.

French fashion designer, Coco Chanel, was a Nazi Agent and worked for the Chief of SS Intelligence, General Walter Schellenberg

Coco Chanel was a Nazi secret agent and used it, first, to free her nephew from a German prisoner-of-war camp and later to take control of her perfume empire away from the Jewish Wertheimer brothers.

Anal scent glands from beavers are used in perfumes including Chanel, Lancome and Givenchy.

Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, founder of the Chanel fashion brand, once had as lover the Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich Romanov of Russia, know as one of the murderers of Rasputin

Baz Luhrman once directed a 3-minute short for Chanel that had a budget of $42 million. Nicole Kidman, the lead actress, was paid $12 million for her role.

Jackie Kennedy's blood-stained pink Chanel suit, stained with the blood of John F. Kennedy, was donated, unlaundered, to the National Archives and Records Administration and won't be displayed until 2103

Chanel couture was responsible to make "flat-chested" fashions popular in the hourglass-figure dominated 1920s.