ABOUT THIS BOOK
Little Book of Chanel

£12.99

LITTLE BOOK OF CHANEL

HARDBACK by Baxter-Wright, Emma

£12.99

ISBN
9781780979021
IMPRINT
CARLTON BOOKS LTD
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
CARLTON PUBLISHING GROUP
FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
160 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
12 JAN 2017

DESCRIPTION

Little Book of Chanel is the pocket-sized and beautifully illustrated story of the most celebrated fashion designer in history. Chronicling the life and legacy of Coco Chanel, one of fashion's most influential couturiers, this gorgeous book offers a fascinating account of Chanel's evolution and innovation. From her early days of millinery, through her revolutionary inventions in sportswear and jersey fashions for women, to the classics that made her name, such as the Chanel cardigan jacket, little black dress and exquisite perfumes. Detailed photographs and sketches of Chanel's designs, along with fashion photography and catwalk shots, pay tribute to one of the world's most highly regarded fashion houses and the woman behind it, making a striking gift for any lover of fashion.

CONTENTS

Introduction * Early Life * Sportswear: 1910-20s * Iconic Fashions: 1910-1930s * Costumes: From the Ballets Russes to Hollywood * Nazism and Exile in Switzerland * The Karl Lagerfeld Years * Jewellery * Handbags * Beauty and Fragrances * Suggested Reading * Index.