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Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon Hardcover – Illustrated, 1 October 2015

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  • Hardcover : 208 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 174379066X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1743790663
  • Product Dimensions : 15.24 x 1.91 x 22.23 cm
  • Publisher : Hardie Grant Books; Hardback Edition (1 October 2015)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
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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"

"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 icon"is 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 icon"is a collector's item for every Chanel fan."
"-30s Magazine via Wordpress""

About the Author

Megan Hess was destined to draw.

An initial career in graphic design evolved into art direction for some of the world’s leading design agencies. In 2008, Hess illustrated the New York Times number-one selling book Sex and the City, written by Candace Bushnell. She has since illustrated portraits for Vanity Fair and The New York Times, created animations for Prada in Milan, and illustrated the windows of Bergdorf Goodman in New York. Megan has also illustrated live for bespoke fashion shows around the world including Fendi at Milan Fashion Week, Viktor & Rolf and Christian Dior Couture. Her other renowned clients include Givenchy, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Montblanc, Yves Saint Laurent, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Prada and Cartier.

Megan is the author of five bestselling books for adults and five books for children.

Visit Megan at meganhess.com

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