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The last collection: a novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel

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Grouped Work IDb3b99efa-37b3-9b2a-e851-c2a25bf759d0
Grouping Titlelast collection
Grouping Authorjeanne mackin
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-01-06 07:35:12AM
Last Indexed2021-01-18 07:55:13AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781101990544

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display_description"Paris, 1938. Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli ("Schiap") are fighting for recognition as the most successful and influential fashion designer in France, and their rivalry is already legendary. They oppose each other at every turn, in both their politics and their designs: Chanel's are classic, elegant, and practical; Schiaparelli's bold, experimental, and surreal. Lily Cooper, a recently widowed American teacher, travels to Paris to visit her brother, Charlie, and try to move on from the loss of her husband. On her first day there, Charlie insists on buying her a couture dress for her birthday--a Chanel. Lily reluctantly agrees but wants a Schiaparelli, not a Chanel. Charlie's Jewish girlfriend, Ania, one of the most beautiful and prominent women in Paris, begins wearing Schiap's designs as well, and soon much of Paris is following in her footsteps. Adding insult to injury, Chanel has her eye on Baron von Dincklage, the head of Nazi propaganda in Paris, with whom Ania is also involved. Schiap takes an interest in Lily and offers the budding artist a job at her shop. Suddenly, Lily finds herself wrapped up with Schiap and her personal war with Chanel. And as their fierce competition reaches new and dangerous heights, another war is looming on their doorstep and getting closer every day"--
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ils:738344BookBooksFirst edition.EnglishBerkley, 2019.340 pages ; 24 cm
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subject_facetBiographical fiction
Chanel, Coco, -- 1883-1971 -- Fiction
Fashion designers -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Paris (France) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Schiaparelli, Elsa, -- 1890-1973 -- Fiction
Socialites -- Fiction
Women fashion designers -- Fiction
title_displayThe last collection : a novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel
title_fullThe last collection : a novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel / Jeanne Mackin
title_shortThe last collection
title_suba novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel
topic_facetChanel, Coco
Fashion designers
Schiaparelli, Elsa
Women fashion designers