Chanel And Her World

Author: Edmonde Charles-Roux
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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 ...

Dandies

Author: Susan Fillin-Yeh
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See also Axel Madsen, Chanel: A Woman of Her Own (New York: Henry Holt,
1990); Alice Mackrell, Coco Chanel (New York: Holmes and Meier, 1992); and
Iris Ashley, “Coco,” in Paris Fashion: The Great Designers and Their Creations,
ed. Ruth Lynam ... 16. Quoted in Kennett, Coco: The Life and Loves of Gabrielle
Chanel, 50. 17. Quoted in Edmonde Charles-Roux, Chanel and Her World, trans.
Daniel Wheeler (Paris: Vendôme Press, 1981), 191. 18. Marquand, Chanel m'a
dit, ...

Classic Chic

Author: Mary E. Davis
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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.

Pop Culture In Europe

Author: Juliana Tzvetkova
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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 ...

Coco Chanel

Author: Linda Simon
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Nancy Amphoux (New York, 1975) ——, Chanel and her World: Friends, Fashion
, and Fame, trans. Daniel Wheeler (New York, 2005) Chase, Edna Woolman, and
Ilka Chase, Always in Vogue (London, 1954) Cocteau, Jean, Past Tense: Diaries,
vol. I, trans. Richard Howard (New York, 1987) Crane, Diana, 'Postmodernism
and the AvantGarde: Stylistic Change in Fashion Design', Modernism/Modernity,
IV/3 (1997), pp. 123–40 ——, Fashion and Its Social Agendas: Class, Gender,
and ...

Gospel According To Coco Chanel

Author: Karen Karbo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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She came from nowhere, owned nothing, and hadnoone. To whom didsheowe
the truth about her modest beginnings? 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 ...

The Collection

Author: Gioia Diliberto
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Books about Chanel: Baillén, Claude. Chanel Solitaire. London: Collins, 1973.
Baudot, François. Chanel. Translated by Sharon Hughes. New York: Universe
Publishing, 1996. Charles-Roux, Edmonde. Chanel. New York: Alfred A. Knopf,
1975. ——Chanel and Her World: Friends, Fashion, and Fame. New York:
Vendome Press, 2005. Galante, Pierre. Mademoiselle Chanel. Translated by
Eileen Geist and Jessie Wood. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1973. Haedrich, Marcel.
Coco Chanel: ...

Cultures Of Femininity In Modern Fashion

Author: Ilya Parkins
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See Valerie Steele, “Chanel in Context,” in Chic Thrills: A Fashion Reader, ed.
Elizabeth Wilson and Julie Ash (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992),
118–26. Additional background on Chanel can be found in Edmonde Charles-
Roux, Chanel and Her World (New York: Vendome Press, 1981); and Janet
Wallach, Chanel: Her Style and Her Life (New York: Doubleday, 1998). 12.
Recent scholarship that draws on fashion theory has begun to take note of these
intersections.

The 20th Century A Gi

Author: Frank N. Magill
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Dictionary of World Biography Frank N. Magill. lonely. As monstrous as she could
be charming, Chanel had never been easy to approach, and, until the day before
she died at eighty-seven, she buried her solitude in her work. She died while
taking a nap in her apartment in the Ritz on Sunday, January 10, 1971. Summary
Coco Chanel never sketched her designs. She created by pinning, sewing, and
cutting her garmets on live models. Her scissors were the most important tools of
her ...

Chanel Fashion Review

Author: Tom Tierney
Publisher: Courier Corporation
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(continued from inside front cover) encouragement of her new lover. Her success
in millinery was immediate, and she was quickly recognized as one of the top
Parisian milliners. There was something about Chanel that set her apart from the
other young women of her world. Her austere beginnings had none of the frills
and finery of the world of fashion, and she had adopted a simple, straightforward
style that enhanced her own beauty. Chanel's new simplified style of dress was ...