Coco Chanel: Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress (Hardcover)
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About the Author
Susan Goldman Rubin is the award-winning author of many biographies for young people, including Coco Chanel, Diego Rivera, and Hot Pink. She lives in Malibu, California.
"Well-designed biography of a fascinating woman."
"A well-researched primer packed with details on a significant trailblazer. Give to readers interested in fashion, business, and history."
"Rubin offers an honest account of Chanel’s success as a profoundly influential couturier."
"Rubin’s biography is clear-sighted about Chanel’s faults while extolling her fashion genius. Her source notes and bibliography are meticulous, as is the book’s design . . . This will attract young fashion mavens eager to learn about design history."
"Rubin expertly chronicles Chanel’s life in this biography . . . Rubin captures the authenticity of Chanel alongside her psychological need to portray a luxurious lifestyle."