A lavish visual treatment of the life and times of Coco Chanel, one of the great stories of the modern age
Edmonde Charles-Roux (1920-2016) was among the founding editors of Elle magazine and a longtime editor of French Vogue. She won the Prix Goncourt in 1966 for her novel To Forget Palermo.
'Magnificent ... Chanel used to say she created not a fashion but a
style. This book has plenty of it' - Daily Mail
'Excellent ... beautifully compiled and ambitious ... Charles-Roux's knowledge of her subject and milieu is encyclopaedic, and the book's 400 illustrations add to this' - Independent