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Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life

by habituallychic

09 . 15 . 10
I can’t imagine that there is anything left to write about Coco Chanel but Justine Picardie managed to unearth more intimate details of the famous fashion designer for her new book Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life.  Picardie was the features director at British Vogue and currently writes a style column for The Telegraph and worked her connections to gain access to the Chanel archives and British Secret Service files.  Much of her new book focuses on Coco Chanel’s British and American connections including her love affair with the Duke of Westminster.  It will be released on September 21st which gives you just enough time to pick it up before Paris fashion week. 

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  1. Carrie Kane September 15, 2010 | 10:27 pm

    Will definitely look for this. How did you have the time to write this during #nyfw and being sick! You are a super trooper!!

  2. Belle de Ville September 15, 2010 | 10:57 pm

    This book is definitely on my reading list.

  3. Verandah House September 15, 2010 | 11:36 pm

    I love all her books, this will be added to my new list of favourites x

  4. mydesignchic September 16, 2010 | 3:12 am

    I cannot wait…definitely adding it to my ever growing book collection!

  5. Lindsey September 16, 2010 | 6:31 am

    I so need to get this!!

  6. Laura September 23, 2010 | 7:25 pm

    WoW!!! She is THE style!!