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Coco Chanel : The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon

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Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon is an illustrated biography of Coco's Chanel's life from the internationally reknown illustrator and author, Megan Hess. It features key moments from Coco's amazing life and iconic items from the fashion empire that she built. Think an illustrated picture book for adults, told through Megan's stylish and feminine illustrations with a fun, whimsical and magical bent. Coco Chanel takes us on a romp through the three distinct chapters of Coco's life: from Coco's early life and building the brand, to the empire she created, to the legacy she left behind, and how her style is still influential and iconic today.Hess's book literally paints a picture of the woman who forever changed the way women dress.-The AustralianCoco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon is a beautifully presented biography of the designer-Books + Publishing NationalStyle lovers, unite! This amazing guided tour of Chanel's game-changing empire is made for coffee tables-CleoAustralian illustrator Megan Hess, whose work graces prestigious designers and brands including Chanel, Carrier and Tiffany and Co., creates a whimsical adventure through the world of Mademoiselle Chanel-PRIMOLifeshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 149.86 x 147 x 22.86mm | 630g
  • HARDIE GRANT BOOKS
  • South Yarra, Australia
  • English
  • full colour illustrations
  • 174379066X
  • 9781743790663
  • 3,402

About Megan Hess

Australian illustrator Megan Hess' signature signature style of fashion illusration has made her a favourite with international fashion labels. Hess was born and studied in Queensland before moving to London to pursue a career in illustration. While Hess has lived and worked all over the world, she lives with her family in Melbourne.show more

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"Using her signature Montblanc pen, Hess brings the designer s story and signature creations quilted bags, ballet flats, the little black dress to life, alongside classic Coco Chanel quotes and historical tidbits."-STYLECASTER.COM "Through Hess's brushes, 100 quintessential moments in Chanel's history, from Coco's childhood in an orphanage to her designing of the classic tweed jacket, come to life in colored sketches, which are interspersed with famous quotes from Chanel herself, as well as the maison's current creative director Karl Lagerfeld and other key fashion icons. [Coco Chanel] is a unique celebration of how the designer has shaped contemporary fashion with her iconic style and enduring brand."-BLOUIN ARTINFO ONLINE "If you re looking for an exclusive gift, this might be it. . .Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion iconis a compilation of Megan Hess's stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel's history, from Coco's incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld on the company and the incredible items that have become iconic of the brand the little black dress, the luxurious bags and accessories, glamorous jewellery and of course the renowned Chanel No 5 perfume. . .Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion iconis a collector's item for every Chanel fan."-30s Magazine via Wordpress"show more

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