Biographies, Books, Fashion History, Inspiration

“Little Book of Chanel”

Released in 2013 and written by Emma Baxter- Wright, “Little Book of Chanel” tells the story of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel in a very easy-to- read way. The biography of the iconic designer blends into the history of House of Chanel and it exactly how the author writes the book. You can find more about the […]

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Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971)

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, known as Coco Chanel, was born on 19 August 1883 in the small French town of Saumur. Facing her mother’s premature death, she was sent at the age of 12 to an orphanage in the Aubazine Convent, where she learnt to sew. Shortly after leaving the convent, while working in a hosiery […]

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