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Living with Coco Chanel by Caroline Young




Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel was one of the most influential and ground-breaking fashion designers of the twentieth century. This beautifully illustrated biography tells her remarkable story in a unique and accessible way examining how the homes and landscapes of her life relate to her work. From her childhood at the convent at Aubazine to her boutique and apartment on Rue Cambon in Paris and her villa La Pausa on the French Riveria Chanel’s style was inspired and influenced by her environment. Emerging at a time that allowed women to be more independent she designed clothes that let them be free. As she found fame love and success she used the memories of her past and the way that she lived to forge her own independence. Featuring designs drawings archive imagery and contemporary photography Living with Coco Chanel provides a fascinating insight into Chanel’s life work and legacy.

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Dimensions 260 × 210 mm


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