• Coco Chanel

    Penguin. 2011. ISBN: 9781101545867,1101545860. 464 pages.

    The controversial story of Chanel, the twentieth century's foremost fashion icon. Revolutionizing women's dress, Gabrielle "Coco'' Chanel was the twentieth century's most influential designer. Her extraordinary and unconventional journey-from abject poverty to a new kind of glamour- helped forge the idea of modern woman. Unearthing an astonishing life, this remarkable biography shows how, more than any previous designer, Chanel became synonymous with a rebellious and progressive style. Her...

  • Coco Chanel

    Harper Collins. 2013. ISBN: 9780062273826,0062273825. 352 pages.

    Sleek. Chic. Notoriously guarded. Welcome to the secret world of Gabrielle Chanel. The story of Chanel begins with an abandoned child, as lost as a girl in a dark fairy tale. Unveiling remarkable new details about Gabrielle Chanel’s early years in a convent orphanage and her flight into unconventional adulthood, Justine Picardie explores what lies beneath the glossy surface of a mythic fashion icon. Throwing new light on her passionate and turbulent relationships, this beautifully constructed...

  • Coco Chanel

    Reaktion Books. 2011. ISBN: 9781861899651,1861899653. 207 pages.

    The name Chanel brings immediately to mind the signature scent of No. 5 and the understated but sophisticated glamour of a simple black dress and pearls. But to consider Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel (1883–1971) as simply a fashion designer fails to capture her social and cultural significance. As Linda Simon reveals in this biography, Chanel was an iconoclastic entrepreneur who rebelled against and manipulated gender expectations of her time. With her menswear-inspired designs, her loose jersey...

  • Mademoiselle

    Random House Trade Paperbacks. 2015. ISBN: 9780812981858,0812981855. 608 pages.

    "Drawing on the Chanel archives, extensive interviews, and her own background as an author with a Yale PhD in French and comparative literature who covers fashion, performance, art, and cultural politics, Garelick shows how Coco Chanel's fashions reflected the historical and cultural crosscurrents around her"--Library Journal.

  • Sleeping with the Enemy

    Vintage Books. 2012. ISBN: 9780307475916,0307475913. 313 pages.

    This explosive narrative reveals for the first time the shocking hidden years of Coco Chanel's life: her collaboration with the Nazis in Paris, her affair with a master spy, and her work for the German military intelligence service and Himmler's SS. Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel was the high priestess of couture who created the look of the modern woman. By the 1920s she had amassed a fortune and went on to create an empire. But her life from 1941 to 1954 has long been shrouded in rumor and mystery,...

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  • Junglepussy and a Vision for Bodacious Self-Love

    10/02/15 ,via Yale Daily News

    The woman sitting in front of us with one leg crossed over the other, smiling and smizing, reminds me of Oswald, Coco Chanel and Erykah Badu, but she’s entirely her own woman: Junglepussy. The female rapper (and I use the word “female” because this ...

  • Chanel makes the chunky slingback look cool for Fall/Winter 2015

    10/02/15 ,via lifestyleasia.com

    Coco Chanel said it herself, two toned shoes, “are the height of elegance” and are a signature style for Chanel, which has recently made a comeback in the form of a slingback. For fall and winter, Lagerfeld has created chic shoes for an effortless ...

  • Pet Portraits: Coco Chanel, Precious, Slayer

    10/02/15 ,via El Paso Times

    Pet Portraits: Coco Chanel, Precious, Slayer The El Paso Times publishes Pet Portraits in Saturday's Living section. This week: Coco Chanel, Precious, Slayer Check out this story on ElPasoTimes.com: http://www.elpasotimes.com/story/life/pets/2015/10/01/pet ...

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