She was anything but ordinary, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel.
She began her life as a poor orphan girl, left in a convent by her father after the death of her mother; by the time she passed, Coco had built her esteemed empire – the House of Chanel – and changed the way women viewed their wardrobes forever.
Coco Chanel: the Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon
is a fascinating look at Coco’s glamorous life, beginning with her childhood years before moving along to her escalating career in fashion, cosmetics, perfumery and more as well as her numerous love affairs and socialite relationships. Whimsically illustrated by Megan Hess – who has illustrated for clients including Chanel, Dior, Vogue and more – this is a beautiful book for enthusiasts of the House of Chanel.
Coco Chanel: the Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon features:
- Hardcover, 207 pages.
- Written and illustrated by Megan Hess, celebrated fashion illustrator.
- An illustrated adventure through the world of Coco Chanel, from her childhood to Karl Lagerfield's influence over the House of Chanel.
- Silver-edged pages and gorgeous art and quotes throughout.
Dimensions: 15cm (w) x 22.5cm (h).