Coco Chanel was born in Paris, France. The first shop was opened in 1909, also known as the House of Chanel. The House of Chanel is represented by the iconic interlocked CC, which stands for Coco Chanel. Coco Chanel introduced her first Chanel suit in 1925. In 1983, Karl Lagerfeld became the head designer and creative director of the House of Chanel. He transformed the Chanel suit by rendering it in tweeds and laced chiffons. Making the Chanel tweed jacket one every fashionista's favorite.