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Little Book of Chanel By Emma Baxter-Wright

Little Book of Chanel by Emma Baxter-Wright

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Summary

A concise and illustrated biography on one of the world's most influential couturiers and founder of a global fashion brand.

Little Book of Chanel Summary

Little Book of Chanel by Emma Baxter-Wright

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.

About Emma Baxter-Wright

Having studied fashion at St Martins School of Art and history of art at Bristol University, Emma Baxter-Wright has taught fashion journalism at the University of the Arts, London and UCA. She has contributed to many publications including the New York Observer, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire, and is the author of two photographic books on the English fashion photographer Brian Duffy, and The Little Book of Schiaparelli. Emma lives in London, England.

Table of 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.

Additional information

CIN000685840
9781780979021
1780979029
Little Book of Chanel by Emma Baxter-Wright
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Welbeck Publishing Group
2017-01-12
160
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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