Charles-Roux, Edmonde. Chanel: Her Life, Her World, and the Woman Behind the Legend She Herself Created. Translated from the French by Nancy Amphoux. Knopf, 1975. 380p. ISBN 0394476131.
Why has there been no television miniseries about Coco Chanel? Her life reads like a racy French novel. She not only created perfumes, the first modern women's bathing suit, and the first little black dress, she also convinced women to throw away corsets, shorten their skirts, and wear costume jewelry without apology. She met royalty and knew all of
Story Line: Celebrity Biography; Great Achievement; Rags to Riches; Romance.
I have not yet decided what books to recommend to readers who enjoyed Chanel. Have any suggestions?