The Allure of Chanel

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The Allure of Chanel

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Author: Paul Morand

Type: Paperback

ISBN: 9781805330219

Date: 7th September, 2023


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  2. Biography: General
  3. Textile Design
  4. History of Art


The story of Coco Chanel in her own words, as told by her to Paul Morand, in a beautfiul new paperback edition Perfect for fans of the luxurious and exceptional world of Chanel, and of Daniele Bott's landmark book Chanel: Collections and Creations Coco Chanel invited Paul Morand to visit her in St Moritz at the end of the Second World War when he was given the opportunity to write her memoirs; his notes of their intimate conversations were put away in a drawer and only came to light a year after Chanel's death. Through Morand's transcription of their conversations, Chanel tells us about her friendship with Misia Sert, the men in her life, her philosophy of fashion and the story behind the legendary Chanel No. 5 perfume. These memories of Coco Chanel told in her own words artfully sketches the elusive, mysterious and charming woman behind Chanel.

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