Watch Inside Chanel: Gabrielle, the Quest for Freedom

The house of Chanel has named 2017 ‘the year of Gabrielle’ in celebration of its trailblazing founder, better known as Coco Chanel. The French luxury brand has already released a handbag in her honour, the Gabrielle bag, and is launching a Gabrielle Chanel eau de parfum this fall–the label’s first new fragrance pillar in fifteen years. Below, a two-minute film that illustrates and captures the late Gabrielle Chanel’s bold vision behind the house’s iconic creations.