Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon
|Médium / forma:||Tištěná kniha|
|Rozměr:||15,6 x 22,2 cm|
Coco Chanel is arguably the most significant influence on women's fashion in the twentieth century, a key designer to not only have captured a moment in fashion history, but to have shaped the fashion landscape in years to come. Coco Chanel is a compilation of Megan Hess' stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel's history, from Coco's incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld as creative director of the brand, and the incredible items that have become fashion icons the little black dress, the classic tweed jacket, the luxurious bags, alluring jewellery and, of course, the renowned Chanel No. 5 perfume. Interspersed with anecdotes and famous quotes from Coco herself, Karl Lagerfeld and other key fashion icons, this book is an elegant and immersive celebration of the moments that shaped Coco and the iconic Chanel brand and how Coco Chanel, in turn, has shaped our lives. Review 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 About the Author Renowned illustrator Megan Hess is known for her signature style of fashion illustration, which has made her a favourite with the international fashion set. Her clients include Chanel, Christian Dior, and Tiffany & Co. and she is the illustrator of choice for Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell. She has recently been commissioned to illustrate Gwyneth Paltrow as the face of the Blo Blow Dry Bar campaign, backed by celebrity hairstylist David Babaii. This is Megan's third book following Fashion House and The Dress.