The Allure of Chanel

by Paul Morand


Published 7th September 2023



The story of Coco Chanel in her own words, as told by her to Paul Morand

Coco Chanel invited Paul Morand to visit her in St Moritz at the end of the Second World War when he was given the opportunity to write her memoirs; his notes of their intimate conversations were put away in a drawer and only came to light a year after Chanel’s death. Through Morand’s transcription of their conversations, Chanel tells us about her friendship with Misia Sert, the men in her life, her philosophy of fashion and the story behind the legendary Chanel No. 5 perfume.

These memories of Coco Chanel told in her own words artfully sketches the elusive, mysterious and charming woman behind Chanel

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Weight 0.3 kg

Translated by Euan Cameron


Genre:Biography & Memoir / Non-fiction