Chanel And Her World

Author: Edmonde Charles-Roux
Publisher: Vendome Press
ISBN: 9780865651593
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A pictorial examination of the contributions of Coco Chanel to twentieth-century fashion cites her introduction of bobbed hair, slacks, tanned skin, and the world's first couture perfume, in a volume that features lavish photography ...


Author: Susan Fillin-Yeh
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814726968
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... “Coco,” in Paris Fashion: The Great Designers and Their Creations, ed. Ruth
Lynam (London: Michael Joseph, 1972), 113–37. 15. While other great designers
, such as Poiret or Worth, had indeed attained the status of artists, they did not
socialize with their clients. For discussion of Chanel's social rise, see particularly
Mackrell, Coco Chanel. 16. Quoted in Kennett, Coco: The Life and Loves of
Gabrielle Chanel, 50. 17. Quoted in Edmonde Charles-Roux, Chanel and Her
World, trans.

Classic Chic

Author: Mary E. Davis
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520245423
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Wallach, Chanel, 9. 7. On the transformation of Vichy and other French spa towns
into tourist resorts, see Mackaman, Leisure Settings. 8. For a description of the
main venues, see Madsen, Chanel, 30–31. 9. Life at Royallieu is described in
Madsen,Chanel, 27–32, and documented in photographs in Charles-Roux,
Chanel and Her World, 50–67. 10. On the history of the term, see Rey et al.,
Dictionnaire historique de la langue française, s.v. amazone. 11. Morand, L'Allure
de Chanel, 5.


Author: Rhonda K. Garelick
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 067960426X
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How did she develop such vast, undying influence? And what does our ongoing love of all things Chanel tell us about ourselves? These are the mysteries that Rhonda K. Garelick unravels in Mademoiselle.


Author: Edmonde Charles-Roux
Publisher: Harvill Press
ISBN: 9781860460562
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Coco Chanel was a legend who revolutionised the way women looked.


Author: Jean Leymarie
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
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Chanel presents the world of Coco Chanel beyond the realm of fashion, where her monumental influence has already been thoroughly documented, with evidence of Chanel in all her relations with the most prolific artists of the first half of ...

Pop Culture In Europe

Author: Juliana Tzvetkova
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440844666
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She appeared on the cover of French Elle; soon after, compatriot Karl Lager- feld
selected her to be the new face of Chanel. Blue-eyed, blonde, and very tall,
Claudia became world famous; her beauty and her ability to appeal to global
audiences guaranteed her a very successful and long-lasting career in the world
of fashion. She was the first model to make the covers of Vanity Fair, Rolling
Stone, New York Times, and People, and has appeared numerous times on the
covers of ...

The World Of Coco Chanel

Author: Edmonde Charles-Roux
ISBN: 9780500512166
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Her life is eminently suited to the lavish visual treatment of this handsome volume, which features more than 600 illustrations from an extraordinary collection amassed over the years by Edmonde Charles-Roux, Chanel's official biographer ...

Gospel According To Coco Chanel

Author: Karen Karbo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762774851
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The aristocrats andsociety ladies who snubbedher becauseshe was “in trade”?
Her artist friends—Cocteau, Picasso, Diaghilev, Stravinsky—who weren't above
refashioning their own résumés and preached that art wasthe lie that told the
truth? Yet the more legendary Chanel became, the more the world disapproved
of her stubborn refusalto come cleanon the matter ofher girlhood misery. Noone
cared where she wasfromwhenshe'dbeen ashopgirl, aseamstress, acaf'
concsinger,and ...

World Clothing And Fashion

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317451678
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Photographer Richard Avedon inserted dramatic elements in advertisements for
Chanel, who marketed a one-ofa-kind collection of platinum and diamond jewelry
. By 1935, Chanel employed 4,000 workers. Disillusioned with Hollywood
vulgarity, Chanel began designing for filmmaker Jean Renoir and playwright
Jean Cocteau. During World War II, however, she put her career on hold and
retreated to the Hotel Ritz in Paris, where she became the mistress of a German
SS intelligence ...