Chanel Fashion Review: Paper Dolls in Full Color

Chanel Fashion Review: Paper Dolls in Full Color

by Tom Tierney
     
 

The essential little black dress, the elegant suit with the gold-buttoned jacket, the freedom to wear slacks — modern women still draw upon the innovations of  Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel. The twentieth-century's fashion doyenne began her long and brilliant career by replacing the traditional corset with the comfort and casual grace of simple but

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The essential little black dress, the elegant suit with the gold-buttoned jacket, the freedom to wear slacks — modern women still draw upon the innovations of  Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel. The twentieth-century's fashion doyenne began her long and brilliant career by replacing the traditional corset with the comfort and casual grace of simple but exquisitely tailored outfits. This collection features three dolls and twenty-eight authentic costumes that illustrate Chanel's haute couture history and the enduring appeal and influence of her designs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486251059
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
05/01/1986
Series:
Dover Paper Dolls Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
608,348
Product dimensions:
8.14(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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