Coco by Chanel: Perfume Review / Fragrance Review

Katie Puckrik smells Coco by Chanel. Other perfumes discussed: L'Agent by Agent Provocateur and Opium by Yves Saint Laurent. Check out my Coco blog post ...


  • The Secret of Chanel No. 5

    Harper Collins. 2011. ISBN: 9780061791031,0061791032. 320 pages.

    With its rich golden hue, art deco–inspired bottle, and timeless, musky scent, Chanel No. 5 is the world’s bestselling perfume and arguably the most coveted luxury product of the twentieth century. In The Secret of Chanel No. 5, Tilar J. Mazzeo offers a fascinating account of No. 5’s creation, its rise to iconic status, and the legacy of its extraordinary success. Mazzeo delves deeply into the life of Coco Chanel, the brilliant, controversial, and steel-willed businesswoman at the heart of...

  • Coco Chanel

    Abrams. 2018. ISBN: 9781683352914,1683352912. 144 pages.

    Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco’s development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain worldwide recognition. Coco Chanel focuses on the obstacles Chanel faced as a financially independent woman in an era when women were expected to marry; as well as her fierce...

  • Sleeping With the Enemy

    Alfred a Knopf Incorporated. 2018. ISBN: 9780307592637,0307592634. 279 pages.

    Discusses how the famous French fashion designer became a German intelligence operative during World War II, including how and why she was enlisted in spy missions, and how she rebuilt her empire after her post-war exile.

  • 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.

  • Hot Pink

    Abrams. 2015. ISBN: 9781613128503,1613128509. 56 pages.

    Shocking pink—hot pink, as it is called today—was the signature color of Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973) and perhaps her greatest contribution to the fashion world. Schiaparelli was one of the most innovative designers in the early 20th century. Many design elements that are taken for granted today she created and brought to the forefront of fashion. She is credited with many firsts: trompe l’oeil sweaters with collars and bows knitted in; wedge heels; shoulder bags; and even the concept of a...

Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel - The Perfume Baseline
Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel - The Perfume Baseline
Chanel Coco Perfume for Women by Chanel - 1.7 oz EDP Spray (Unbox With ...
Chanel Coco Perfume for Women by Chanel - 1.7 oz EDP Spray (Unbox With ...

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