I Am Coco: The Life of Coco Chanel
- An intriguing portrait of the fiercely independent creative thinker, Coco Chanel.
- Decorated with whimsical pictures and informative texts to depict the entire arc of Coco’s life and career, from schoolgirl to fashion icon.
- A perfect read for inspiring fashionistas everywhere.
Order a copy today so your favourite fashionista can channel their inner Coco!
This portrait of a fiercely independent creative thinker is filled with whimsical pictures and informative texts to depict the entire arc of Coco’s life and career, from schoolgirl rebel to haute couture icon. Young Gabrielle came from a poor family and learned to sew in a convent school. She worked as a seamstress and sang in cabarets, where she was given the nickname Coco. This story and her remarkable career is exuberantly told with simple yet detailed illustrations. Learn about Coco’s beginnings as a hat designer and her iconic designs: the little black dress, the impeccable suit, the squared-off perfume bottle and the acclaimed logo. Learn how she freed women from the corsets of the early 20th century and grew into a ferociously ambitious designer who staged her own comeback at the age of 70. Whether interested in the history of fashion or aspiring fashionistas,
young readers will find this biography both fascinating and inspiring.
Image credit: Isabel Pin/Prestel.
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