Chanel’s ethos captured the imagination of post-war women, releasing them from the corseted silhouette and changing what we wore forever. But how did Chanel think? How did her experiences shape her creative career? And how was her no-holds-barred attitude reflected in her work? What Coco Chanel Can Teach You About Fashion breaks down Chanel's life and work into memorable maxims that epitomise her ground-breaking perspective – including Poverty Can Be Luxury, Rebel Against Your Rivals, Find Your Spirit Animal and Twist Textile Traditions. This book uncovers Chanel's creative approach, her inspirations, her business acumen and the details that make her designs so timeless.
With pithy, illuminating text and inspirational photographs, learn something from Chanel and apply it to your own life, creativity and style. These are the things that really define what it means to be Chanel.
Small and beautifully formed – if you like this, What Alexander McQueen Can Teach You About Fashion is also available.
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I love Chanel. Coco Chanel’s rules of fashion are something I still live by. What a delightful book that combines all of them in a really artful way.
Coco Chanel is the one who changed how woman dress and she was a revolutionary in the fashion field. This books is a good summary of her ideas and is richly illustrated. Highly recommended. Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC, all opinions are mine
A stunning homage to the woman behind one of the world’s most recognizable luxury brands, ‘What Coco Chanel Can Teach You About Fashion’ delves unto the inspirations and history behind the near-century long success of CHANEL. Beginning with humble origins in a convent, and culminating in fearless, functional clothes for the modern woman, this journey is one that is nothing short of inspiring. With beautiful pictures and advice from the designer herself, this book is a staple for any fashion follower’s bookshelf.
Creativity at its best! What Coco Chanel Can Teach You About Fashion by Caroline Young is a stunning book about her life as a designer and creator! Love the beautiful photographs. Discover the life, work, and legacy of Chanel in this sharply curated biography focusing on artistic spirit. Thank you Quarto Publishing Group – White Lion and NetGalley for sending me a copy of this book.