Coco Chanel : The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon

Coco Chanel : The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon
Author: Megan Hess
Rating: 4.31
Bestsellers Rate: 2990
Publisher: HARDIE GRANT BOOKS
Book Format: Hardback
Binding: Твердый
Pages: 208
Hours of reading: 3.5 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 17,10 €

About the book

Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon is an illustrated biography of Coco's Chanel's life from the internationally reknown illustrator and author, Megan Hess. It features key moments from Coco's amazing life and iconic items from the fashion empire that she built. Think an illustrated picture book for adults, told through Megan's stylish and feminine illustrations with a fun, whimsical and magical bent. Coco Chanel takes us on a romp through the three distinct chapters of Coco's life: from Coco's early life and building the brand, to the empire she created, to the legacy she left behind, and how her style is still influential and iconic today. Hess's book literally paints a picture of the woman who forever changed the way women dress.-The Australian Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon is a beautifully presented biography of the designer-Books + Publishing National Style lovers, unite! This amazing guided tour of Chanel's game-changing empire is made for coffee tables-Cleo Australian illustrator Megan Hess, whose work graces prestigious designers and brands including Chanel, Carrier and Tiffany and Co., creates a whimsical adventure through the world of Mademoiselle Chanel-PRIMOLife

Reviews

Fashion is ever-changing, influenced by the key designers that capture a moment in history; and Coco Chanel is arguably the most significant influence on women's fashion in the twentieth century.Coco's World is a compilation of Megan Hess' stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel's history, from Coco's incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld on the company and the incredible items that have become iconic of the brand ? the little black dress, the luxurious bags and accessories, glamorous jewellery and of course the renowned Chanel No 5 perfume. Interspersed with historical anecdotes and famous quotes from Coco herself, Karl Lagerfeld and other key fashion icons of the era, this book is an elegant and immersive introduction to the moments that shaped Coco and the iconic Chanel brand ? and how fashion, in turn, shaped their lives.

Quotes

"Using her signature Montblanc pen, Hess brings the designer s story and signature creations quilted bags, ballet flats, the little black dress to life, alongside classic Coco Chanel quotes and historical tidbits." -STYLECASTER.COM "Through Hess's brushes, 100 quintessential moments in Chanel's history, from Coco's childhood in an orphanage to her designing of the classic tweed jacket, come to life in colored sketches, which are interspersed with famous quotes from Chanel herself, as well as the maison's current creative director Karl Lagerfeld and other key fashion icons. [Coco Chanel] is a unique celebration of how the designer has shaped contemporary fashion with her iconic style and enduring brand." -BLOUIN ARTINFO ONLINE "If you re looking for an exclusive gift, this might be it. . .Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion iconis a compilation of Megan Hess's stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel's history, from Coco's incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld on the company and the incredible items that have become iconic of the brand the little black dress, the luxurious bags and accessories, glamorous jewellery and of course the renowned Chanel No 5 perfume. . .Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion iconis a collector's item for every Chanel fan." -30s Magazine via Wordpress" "Using her signature Montblanc pen, Hess brings the designer s story and signature creations quilted bags, ballet flats, the little black dress to life, alongside classic Coco Chanel quotes and historical tidbits." -"STYLECASTER.COM" "Through Hess's brushes, 100 quintessential moments in Chanel's history, from Coco's childhood in an orphanage to her designing of the classic tweed jacket, come to life in colored sketches, which are interspersed with famous quotes from Chanel herself, as well as the maison's current creative director Karl Lagerfeld and other key fashion icons. ["Coco Chanel"] is a unique celebration of how the designer has shaped contemporary fashion with her iconic style and enduring brand." -"BLOUIN ARTINFO ONLINE ""If you re looking for an exclusive gift, this might be it. . ."Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion icon"is a compilation of Megan Hess's stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel's history, from Coco's incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld on the company and the incredible items that have become iconic of the brand the little black dress, the luxurious bags and accessories, glamorous jewellery and of course the renowned Chanel No 5 perfume. . ."Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion icon"is a collector's item for every Chanel fan." "-30s Magazine via Wordpress""

Megan Hess Biography

Megan Jones (née Hess, born 1988) is an American politician from Iowa. Jones is a Republican member of Iowa House of Representatives from District 2 since 2013.

Early life

In 1988, Jones was born as Megan Hess in Harlan, Iowa. In 2005, Jones graduated from Spencer High School.

Education

Jones earned a bachelor's degree in Law, Politics, and Society from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. In 2011, Jones earned her JD degree from William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Career

In 2005, while Jones was in high school, she was a page for Representative Clel Baudler. While Jones was attended college, she was a clerk for Clel Baudler.Jones is an attorney with Hemphill Law Office.On November 6, 2012, Jones won the election and became a Republican member of Iowa House of Representatives for District 2. Jones defeated Steve Bomgaars, a teacher from her high school, with 56.5% of the votes. On November 4, 2014, as an incumbent, Jones won the election and continued serving District 2. Jones defeated Terry Manwarren and write-in candidates with 86.9% of the votes. At age 26 in 2013, Jones was one of the three youngest legislators. As a mother with a baby, she was working as a legislator who also brought her baby to work.On November 8, 2016, as an incumbent, Jones won the election, and continued serving District 2. Jones ran an unopposed election.On November 6, 2018, as an incumbent, Jones won the election, and continued serving District 2. Jones defeated Ryan Odor with 66.0% of the votes.

Committee assignments

As of January 2016, Jones serves on the following committees in the Iowa House. Environmental Protection (chair) Judiciary Local Government Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee Administrative Rules Review CommitteeShe has endorsed Florida Senator Marco Rubio for President of the United States.

Electoral history

Personal life

In 2014, Jones married Will Jones, a farmer. They have two child, Anchor Jones and Alma Jones (born January 2018). Jones and her family live in Sioux Rapids, Iowa.

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Authors: Megan Hess
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Publisher: HARDIE GRANT BOOKS
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Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9781743790663
ISBN10: 174379066X
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Edition: None
Edition Statement: Hardback
Illustrations: full colour illustrations
Literature Country: None
Literature Period: None
Book Format: Hardback
Book Binding: Твердый
Paper: Офсетная
Font: None
Pages: 208
Book Weight: 640
Book Dimensions: 147x217x22.86
Circulation: None
Publication date: Oct. 13, 2015
First Publication Date: None
Publication City/Country: South Yarra, Australia

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