Chanel was credited with liberating women from the constraints of the "corseted silhouette" and popularizing the acceptance of a new, casual chic as the feminine standard in the post-World War I era. A prolific fashion creator, Chanel's influence went way beyond couture clothing. Her design aesthetic was realized in other areas like jewelry, handbags, and fragrance. Her signature scent, Chanel No. 5, has now become an quite an iconic product to say the least.