The Little Black Jacket. Chanel's Classic Revisited

The Little Black Jacket. Chanel's Classic Revisited
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The Little Black Jacket. Chanel's Classic RevisitedThe Little Black Jacket. Chanel's Classic RevisitedThe Little Black Jacket. Chanel's Classic Revisited

Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld.

Gottingen. Steidl. 2012. First edition. Slipcased edition. Black, illustrated, textured card wrappers, all edges black, black slipcase with title in white. Unpaginated [232 pages]. Over 100 full-page black-and-white photographs, one folding. 385 x 295mm (15 x 11"). 2.7kg. 9783869304465. English. Near fine; some very light wear to slipcase and to base of spine; a well-preserved copy of a fragile publication.

A celebration of Chanel's iconic black jacket. Karl Lagerfeld has taken photographic portraits of numerous artists, actors, models and celebrities, each modelling a Chanel jacket. The styling is by Carine Roitfeld. Sitters include Anna Wintour, Yoko Ono, Georgia May Jagger, Ines de la Fressange, Kanye West, Lauren Hutton, Jane Birkin, Stella Tennant and Roberto Bolle. The publication's design, with it's textured cover and black edges, is inspired by it's subject.