Gabrielle Chanel at work. Photo: Roger Schall
Gabrielle Chanel at work. Photo: Roger Schall
Fashion

Three books on Coco Chanel offer new insights, historical tangents and fictional tales

  • Gabrielle Chanel: Fashion Manifesto and Chanel’s Riviera focus on the factual, from the designer’s love of flowers to her wartime negotiations
  • In historical novel The Chanel Sisters, Judithe Little introduces Antoinette, the youngest of the three Chanel girls

Gabrielle Chanel at work. Photo: Roger Schall
Gabrielle Chanel at work. Photo: Roger Schall
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