1883 - Born in Saumur, France
1920 - Expansion of fashion business including a couture house, a textile factory, and perfume line
1940 - The business went slow and she exiled herself to Switzerland for more than 10 years
1954 - Came back with designs that were hit in the western countries
1971 - Died January 10
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- "How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone."
- "There is time for work. And there is time for love. That leaves no other time."