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Fashion is ever-changing, influenced by the key designers that capture a moment in history; and Coco Chanel is arguably the most significant influence on women's fashion in the twentieth century. Coco Chanel is a compilation of Megan Hess' stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel's history, from Coco's incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld on the company and the incredible items that have become iconic of the brand - the little black dress, the luxurious bags and accessories, glamorous jewellery and of course the renowned Chanel No 5 perfume. Interspersed with historical anecdotes and famous quotes from Coco herself, Karl Lagerfeld and other key fashion icons of the era, this book is an elegant and immersive introduction to the moments that shaped Coco and the iconic Chanel brand - and how fashion, in turn, shaped their lives.



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"In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different" - Coco Chanel

Fashion is ever-changing, influenced by the key designers that capture a moment in history; and Coco Chanel is arguably the most significant influence on women's fashion in the twentieth century. Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon is a compilation of Megan Hess' stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel's history, from Coco's incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld and the incredible items that have become fashion icons - the little black dress, the luxurious bags and accessories, glamorous jewellery and of course the renowned Chanel No 5 perfume.

Interspersed with historical anecdotes and famous quotes from Coco herself, Karl Lagerfeld and other key fashion icons of the era, this book is an elegant and immersive introduction to the moments that shaped Coco and the iconic Chanel brand - and how fashion, in turn, shaped their lives.



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"Using her signature Montblanc pen, Hess brings the designer s story and signature creations quilted bags, ballet flats, the little black dress to life, alongside classic Coco Chanel quotes and historical tidbits."
-STYLECASTER.COM
"Through Hess's brushes, 100 quintessential moments in Chanel's history, from Coco's childhood in an orphanage to her designing of the classic tweed jacket, come to life in colored sketches, which are interspersed with famous quotes from Chanel herself, as well as the maison's current creative director Karl Lagerfeld and other key fashion icons. [Coco Chanel] is a unique celebration of how the designer has shaped contemporary fashion with her iconic style and enduring brand."
-BLOUIN ARTINFO ONLINE
"If you re looking for an exclusive gift, this might be it. . .Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion iconis a compilation of Megan Hess's stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel's history, from Coco's incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld on the company and the incredible items that have become iconic of the brand the little black dress, the luxurious bags and accessories, glamorous jewellery and of course the renowned Chanel No 5 perfume. . .Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion iconis a collector's item for every Chanel fan."
-30s Magazine via Wordpress"

"Using her signature Montblanc pen, Hess brings the designer s story and signature creations quilted bags, ballet flats, the little black dress to life, alongside classic Coco Chanel quotes and historical tidbits."
-"STYLECASTER.COM"
"Through Hess's brushes, 100 quintessential moments in Chanel's history, from Coco's childhood in an orphanage to her designing of the classic tweed jacket, come to life in colored sketches, which are interspersed with famous quotes from Chanel herself, as well as the maison's current creative director Karl Lagerfeld and other key fashion icons. ["Coco Chanel"] is a unique celebration of how the designer has shaped contemporary fashion with her iconic style and enduring brand."
-"BLOUIN ARTINFO ONLINE
""If you re looking for an exclusive gift, this might be it. . ."Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion icon"is a compilation of Megan Hess's stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel's history, from Coco's incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld on the company and the incredible items that have become iconic of the brand the little black dress, the luxurious bags and accessories, glamorous jewellery and of course the renowned Chanel No 5 perfume. . ."Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion icon"is a collector's item for every Chanel fan."
"-30s Magazine via Wordpress""



About the Author



Megan Hess is an international fashion illustrator who works with some of the most prestigious fashion designers and luxury brands around the world, such as Chanel, Dior, Cartier, Montblanc and Tiffany and Co. She is the official illustrator for Bloomingdales and completed the cover artwork for all of Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell's books and recently a private commission for Michelle Obama, along with a collaboration with Gwyneth Paltrow for the Blo Blow Dry Bar campaign. This is Megan's third book following Fashion House and her latest stunning collection The Dress.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.7 Inches (H) x 5.9 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.36 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Fashion & Accessories
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Megan Hess
Language: English
Street Date: October 13, 2015
TCIN: 50117621
UPC: 9781743790663
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-9012
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.9 inches length x 5.9 inches width x 8.7 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.36 pounds
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A beautiful biographical illustration of a fashion icon. Perfect for the coffee table of a fashionista.
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Beautiful book. Excellent illustrations and story.
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