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Chanel, Coco 1883-1971

Works: 352 works in 893 publications in 15 languages and 29,748 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Exhibition catalogs  Experimental films  Pictorial works  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Costume designer, Author, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Creator, Interviewee, Artist, Collector
Classifications: TT505.C45, 746.92092
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The gospel according to Coco Chanel : life lessons from the world's most elegant woman by Karen Karbo( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delving into the long, extraordinary life of renowned French fashion designer Coco Chanel, Karen Karbo has written a new kind of book, exploring Chanel's philosophy on a range of universal themes--from style to passion, from money and success to femininity and living life on your own terms
La règle du jeu by Jean Renoir( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 2 pamphlets in pocket: pam. 1: 24 pages featuring writings by Jean Renoir, Francois Truffaut, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bertrand Tavernier, and an essay by Alexander Sesonske; pam. 2: List of films in the Criterion Collection with issue nos
Chanel by François Baudot( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and German and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Gabriel ("Coco") Chanel (1883-1971) is precisely that for the simple reason that her life and accomplishment - even her chronic failure in love - constitute one of the great stories of the modern age. Born into the French peasantry and then raised in a convent orphanage, Chanel grew up an authentic beauty with a gift for fashion, social trends, and business that enabled her literally to invent the look of the 20th century as well as its fragrance. She also
Christopher Strong by Prod Co: R.K.O. Radio Pictures Incorporated( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hepburn portrays a record-breaking flyer who falls hopelessly in love with a married man (Colin Clive). Though madly in love, he can't divorce his good natured and caring wife (Billie Burke)
Coco Chanel by Dennis Abrams( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Hungarian and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Coco Chanel, her fashions, and her loves, showing how the French country girl became a fashion icon
Die Kunst, Chanel zu sein : Coco Chanel erzählt ihr Leben by Paul Morand( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1946 erzählte die schon 63-jährige Modeschöpferin (1883-1971) dem französichen Schriftsteller Paul Morand (1883-1976) ihr bewegtes Leben - von ihrer entbehrungsreichen Kindheit über den Aufbau eines Modeimperiums bis zu ihren Freundschaften zu Picasso, Ravel, Strawinsky und Cocteau
Le sang d'un poète The blood of a poet by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Undetermined and French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Die phantastische Irrfahrt eines Dichters durch verschiedene Bewußtseinswelten und Wirklichkeitsebenen. Erste Filmarbeit des französischen Literaten Jean Cocteau, der ebenso virtuos wie spielerisch die poetischen und tricktechnischen Möglichkeiten des Mediums nutzt. Zusammen mit Buñuels "Das Goldene Zeitalter" und "Ein Andalusischer Hund" das herausragende Werk der surrealistischen Avantgarde im Frankreich der späten 20er und frühen 30er Jahre." []
Chanel by François Baudot( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in French and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le style Chanel par-delà la mode est devenu un art de vivre, une façon d'être
L'allure de Chanel by Paul Morand( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une histoire visuelle et textuelle d'une époque et d'une mode où l'on croise l'intelligentsia parisienne des années vingt, et surtout la femme Coco Chanel, parangon de l'audace, de l'indépendance et de la classe
Chanel ein Name - ein Stil by Jérôme Gautier( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoires de Coco by Louise de Vilmorin( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chanel Chanel by Coco Chanel( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the famous French fashion designer Coco Chanel. This film explores in fascinating detail the mystique surrounding the famous "Chanel style" through the extraordinary life and time of Coco Chanel herself
Chanel : her style and her life by Janet Wallach( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in German and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When she realized that the great love of her life, shipping and coal magnate Arthur "Boy" Capel, wouldn't marry a courtesan, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel settled for his backing in business and opened her first high-fashion shop. According to Wallach's pictorial biography, such pragmatism characterized Chanel throughout her life, as each of her many famous lovers?Igor Stravinsky, Grand Duke Dimitri Pavlovich and the Duke of Westminster among them?helped her with money, influence or, at the very least, access to a smashing personal wardrobe. Profuse, if sometimes redundant, illustrations chronicle the canny Frenchwoman's progress from fashion iconoclast to couture icon. Wallach earnestly details the designer's innovations: Chanel popularized the jersey and cardigan and pants for women; legitimized costume jewelry; invented the "little black dress"; developed the ubiquitous, eponymous suit, as well as her trademark fragrance, Chanel No. 5. But as biography, the book offers little more than a list of Chanel's accomplishments and acquaintances. Wallach's (Desert Queen) text is variously silly, sentimental and strangely unidiomatic ("her modest means could never match their well-heeled bank accounts"). Some of the more intriguing details, involving the designer's failure in Hollywood and her romantic and financial connections with the Nazis, suggest a complex, calculating, passionate woman. But the book's most telling moments ultimately don't tell enough about the woman who more or less invented the modern fashion industry. 150 photos and illustrations."--Review From Publishers Weekly, Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc
The gospel according to Coco Chanel by Karen Karbo( Recording )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coco Chanel gave us more than the little black dress and boxy jackets. She popularized easy, practical clothes for women that allowed them a chic freedom they'd never known. In her opinionated, elegant, passionate, entirely French way, Chanel helped bring women into the modern era. Because of this she is the only person in fashion to be named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People of the Twentieth Century. Karen Karbo weaves Chanel's story into themes that subtly convey life lessons and leave us entranced with Chanel's amazing individuality, confidence, and determination. The story of her extraordinary life and rise to unprecedented success is both compelling and admirable. And while the great Coco may have launched her singular empire a hundred years ago, her methods, attitude, and élan are as relevant and modern as ever
The Chanel legend : a publication of the Draiflessen collection( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many people, Coco Chanel is the greatest fashion designer of the twentieth century. As far back the first decade of the century she was already a passionate advocate of simple, comfortable clothes and paved the way for a style that soon began to assert itself universally. Epochal fashion icons are associated with her person, including the little black dress and the Chanel costume bearing her name. By the early twenties, Coco had already launched her perfume "Chanel No. 5", was self-assuredly combining fashion and genuine jewellery, and had such famous photographers as Man Ray and Horst P. Horst portray her. The exhibition 'The Chanel Legend' with more than 150 original objects from major collections such as the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag explores the question of why Coco Chanel both as a person and the founder of a brand has always remained the subject of such great attention even today
Wŏnŏni Syanel : uahan yŏja rŭl mandŭnŭn 11-kaji chagi ch'angjopŏp by Karen Karbo( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Korean and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coco avant Chanel Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in German and French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From rags to riches to haute-couture: the incredible story of the legendary style icon Coco Chanel. From her humble beginnings at a French country orphanage to the extravagant heights of Parisian society, Chanel's indomitable creative spirit was expressed as a dance hall singer, seamstress, social rebel and fashion icon
Für immer Coco Facetten einer Ikone( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chanel and her world : friends, fashion, and fame by Edmonde Charles-Roux( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1996 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of the life of the French fashion designer Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel (1883-1971). Originally published in French as: Le temps Chanel (2004)
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky by Jan Kounen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visually gorgeous film about the complicated love affair between Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinski. Based on the book by Chris Greenhalg
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The gospel according to Coco Chanel : life lessons from the world's most elegant woman
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