Coco Chanel (1883-1971)
• 1920: The fashion designer Coco Chanel stays at the Carlton She is in Cannes with her boyfriend the Grand Duc Dmitri Romanov, a nephew of the Grand Duc Michel Romanov (financier of the Carlton). They organize a meeting with the exiled franco-russian perfumer Ernest Beaux. The result is the perfume Chanel N°5.
Coco Chanel and the Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Romanov around 1920. Grand Duke Dmitri was a nephew of the Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich, once the main owner of the Carlton.

Coco Chanel and Bendor, the 2nd Duke of Westminster on the tennis court of the Hotel Carlton in Cannes. The Duke of Westminster was England's richest man. He had the passion to offer jewellery to beautiful women.