Chanel: Style Icon charts Coco Chanel's fashion evolution through 70 beautifully illustrated style moments including pieces from her famous wardrobe, her most iconic looks and her own special kind of styling.
From the invention of the little black dress to pioneering trousers for women and pearls perfect for every occasion, this book showcases how Chanel was a supreme innovator of all things elegant and beautiful. Chanel's genius wasn't limited to clothing, her ambitions saw her move into making accessories such as the 2.55 padded flap bag and, of course, the signature Chanel No. 5 perfume. As well as charting Coco's personal and professional journey into fashion royalty, the book also looks at the legacy of the Chanel brand and the influence of another fashion legend - Karl Lagerfeld.
Tastefully and stylishly illustrated throughout, this volume is a must-have for admirers of Coco Chanel, fashion historians and fans of fashion illustration.