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The Resource Coco Chanel : pearls, perfume, and the little black dress, by Susan Goldman Rubin

Coco Chanel : pearls, perfume, and the little black dress, by Susan Goldman Rubin

Label
Coco Chanel : pearls, perfume, and the little black dress
Title
Coco Chanel
Title remainder
pearls, perfume, and the little black dress
Statement of responsibility
by Susan Goldman Rubin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco's development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain worldwide recognition. Coco Chanel focuses on the obstacles Chanel faced as a financially independent woman in an era when women were expected to marry; as well as her fierce competition with the Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli; and some of her most memorable firsts for the fashion industry, including the little black dress, the quilted purse with gold chain, and the perfume Chanel No. 5. The book includes a bibliography, a list of where to see her work, and an index."--Provided by publisher
Summary
"Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco's development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain worldwide recognition. Coco Chanel focuses on the obstacles Chanel faced as a financially independent woman in an era when women were expected to marry; as well as her fierce competition with the Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli; and some of her most memorable firsts for the fashion industry, including the little black dress, the quilted purse with gold chain, and the perfume Chanel No. 5. The book includes a bibliography, a list of where to see her work, and an index."--Provided by publisher
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638999
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rubin, Susan Goldman
Dewey number
  • 746.9/2092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chanel, Coco
  • Women fashion designers
  • Fashion designers
  • Fashion design
  • Chanel, Coco
  • Fashion design
  • Fashion designers
  • Women fashion designers
  • France
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
pearls, perfume, and the little black dress
Label
Coco Chanel : pearls, perfume, and the little black dress, by Susan Goldman Rubin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn973199772
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781419725449
Lccn
2017007094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)973199772
Label
Coco Chanel : pearls, perfume, and the little black dress, by Susan Goldman Rubin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn973199772
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781419725449
Lccn
2017007094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)973199772

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