The World According to Coco: The Wit and Wisdom of Coco Chanel (Hardcover)
A compact, illustrated collection of quotations on fashion, women, love, and life by one of the most influential designers of the twentieth century, Coco Chanel.
One of the most recognizable and revolutionary names in twentieth-century womenâ€™s fashion, Coco Chanel created an empire that continues to be one of the biggest names in the industry today. Famous for innovations such as the Chanel suit, shoulder bags, and the iconic â€ślittle black dress,â€ť Chanelâ€™s timeless and elegant style reflected her ideas of what a modern woman should beâ€”ideas she was never shy about expressing.
This thematically organized collection of quotations by Coco Chanel pays homage to the legendary designer, sharing her witty and wise views on matters of fashion, style, women, and life. Bold, amusing, and unapologetic, Chanelâ€™s insight is impossible to ignore.
About the Author
Jean-Christophe NapiasÂ is an author, translator, and editor of books on dandies, dance music, and camp culture. His recent publications include The World According to Karl, Choupette: The Private Life of a High-Flying Fashion Cat, and The World According to Coco.
Patrick Mauries is a writer and publisher of many notable titles on fashion and design, including Goude: The Chanel Sketchbooks,Â Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams, and The World According to Karl.