The House of Chanel, more commonly known as Chanel, is a Parisian fashion house in France founded by Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel. Chanel is famous for its line of perfumes, clothing and fashion accessories. The Chanel logo is an overlapping double ‘C’ – one facing forward and the other facing backward. This comes from the name Coco Chanel.”Coco” is the nickname frequently used by Chanel founder, Gabrielle Chanel. The logo was not trademarked until during the first openings of Chanel stores.