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  • The Last Collection
  • Jeanne Mackin
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  • 03 December 2019
  • 9781101990544

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FREE READ The Last Collection ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB READ & DOWNLOAD The Last Collection Hey 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 surrealWhen Lily Sutter a recently widowed young American teacher visits her brother Charlie in Paris he insists on buying her a couture dress a Chanel Lily however prefers a Schiaparelli Charlie's beautiful and socially promi. I received this book for free from the publisher Berkley Publishing in exchange for an honest reviewThis was a really fascinating book It combined pre WWII and WWII historical fiction with the cut throat world of haute couture fashion It took me a little longer to get interested in it but once I was I was hooked Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli are two very intriguing women and this book does a great job showcasing their legendary rivalry As the author writes Men who persist in the belief that women are soft sentimental creatures have never worked in the fashion industry pg 134 The added backdrop of WWII created even drama between the two I liked that the book did not shy away from Coco s affair with a famous Nazi The novel utilizes a third party Lily Sutter to highlight the complexities of both women Lily ends up befriending and spending time with both of them and in doing so we are shown a intimate view of these two remarkable women Lastly there was a really wonderful uote about fashion as a means of resistance The book states Dressing well is resistance revenge pride a form of control over forces trying to control us That s why when taken prisoner he first thing your enemy takes is that outer layer of your identity and independence your clothes That is why prisoners are put in identical uniforms They no longer exist as individuals pg 274 Overall this is an enthralling portrait of two headstrong fashion designers in the years leading up to World War II Planet of the Bugs utilizes a third party Lily Sutter to highlight the complexities of both women Lily ends Fishes of the Open Ocean up befriending and spending time with both of them and in doing so we are shown a intimate view of these two remarkable women Lastly there was a really wonderful Out of Bounds uote about fashion as a means of resistance The book states Dressing well is resistance revenge pride a form of control over forces trying to control Grass Sky Song us That s why when taken prisoner he first thing your enemy takes is that outer layer of your identity and independence your clothes That is why prisoners are put in identical Otter Chaos Otter Chaos #1 uniforms They no longer exist as individuals pg 274 Overall this is an enthralling portrait of two headstrong fashion designers in the years leading The Illusionists up to World War II

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FREE READ The Last Collection ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB READ & DOWNLOAD The Last Collection Nent girlfriend soon begins wearing Schiaparelli's designs as well and much of Paris follows in her footstepsSchiaparelli offers budding artist Lily a job at her store and Lily finds herself increasingly involved with Schiaparelli and Chanel's personal war Their fierce competition reaches new and dangerous heights as the Nazis and the looming threat of World War II bear down on Par. Fascinating look at two fashion icons as different as the clothes they designed Review coming soon

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FREE READ The Last Collection ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB READ & DOWNLOAD The Last Collection An American woman becomes entangled in the intense rivalry between iconic fashion designers Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli in this captivating novel from the acclaimed author of The Beautiful American Paris 1938 Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli are fighting for recognition as the most successful and influential fashion designer in France and their rivalry is already legendary T. 45 stars I couldn t he whispered bending close to my earI knowI wantedI know that too Few rivalries were as brilliant vibrant and long standing as the one between Coco Chanel and Elsa SchiaparelliLily Sutter a recently widowed American woman has managed to wander between the two feuding females thanks to her hapless brother Charlie Lily s brother sents her a desperate cryptic note and so she travels to Paris in 1938 Oh Charlie What have you gotten yourself intoLove he said He offers to buy her a Chanel dress but Lily insists on visiting Schiaparelli dragging along Ania Charlie s girlfriend and the IT girl of the times Clothes aren t just clothes They are moods desires uality of our souls and our dreams made visible Ania falls in love with Schiaparelli s wild whimiscial style such a far cry from Chanel s classic elegance and buys dresses than Lily can comprehend and the rest of Paris follows suit Coco s collection was a successBut the Schiaparelli collection was a grand success Schiaparelli delighted offers Lily an artist position at her store and things are looking up Schiaparelli might for once become Paris s top fashion designer It is a night of victory Even so I have a bad feeling No keep smiling Maybe it is nothing maybe it is just the stars lining up strangely But what awaits the two women is something far wilder than either could imagine I never expected to fall so much for this one I loved the whimsical nature of Schiaparelli she was so vibrant and fun to readChanel was cold calculating and absolutely ruthless Every time she came onto the page it was pure gold Go ahead Coco said Weep Baptize the gown if you must The only thing that was a bit of a stretch for me how uickly both incredible fashion designers latched onto little widowed LilyHowever once Lily picked up the job for Schiaparelli their fascination began to make senseThe setting was convincingly done and the era was well represented at least to my admittedly untrained eyeI adored all the little details that the author wove into the story it absolutely swept me off my feet I loved how the author described the actual collections Schiaparelli and Chanel designed for during those years The clothing was so cool to read about especially the circus themed collection I would LOVED to have seen Chanel s reaction in real life All in all this book was smart witty and funny It completely took me on a journey and I loved every minute of it YouTube Blog Instagram Twitter Snapchat mirandareads Happy Reading With thanks to Berkley Publishing and the author for sending me a free copy in exchange for an honest reviewAll uotes come from an uncorrected proof and are subject to change upon publication Grass Sky Song uality of our souls and our dreams made visible Ania falls in love with Schiaparelli s wild whimiscial style such a far cry from Chanel s classic elegance and buys dresses than Lily can comprehend and the rest of Paris follows suit Coco s collection was a successBut the Schiaparelli collection was a grand success Schiaparelli delighted offers Lily an artist position at her store and things are looking Otter Chaos Otter Chaos #1 up Schiaparelli might for once become Paris s top fashion designer It is a night of victory Even so I have a bad feeling No keep smiling Maybe it is nothing maybe it is just the stars lining The Illusionists up strangely But what awaits the two women is something far wilder than either could imagine I never expected to fall so much for this one I loved the whimsical nature 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