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Chanel: The Legend of an Icon

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Gabrielle Chanel, known for her uncanny ability to anticipate fashion trends, transformed the world of style with her modern take on luxe minimalism. She elevated simple fabrics like jersey and...
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Alexander Fury is a fashion journalist, author, and critic. He is Fashion Features Director of AnOther Magazine and Men’s Critic for the Financial Times. From 2016 to 2018, he was the first Chief Fashion Correspondent at T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and from 2013 to 2016, he was fashion editor of The Independent, i, and The Independent on Sunday newspapers. In 2018, Fury received the Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. His other books include Dior: Catwalk (Thames and Hudson, 2017); Catwalking: Photographs by Chris Moore (Laurence King, 2017); Dior by Gianfranco Ferré (Assouline, 2018); Montblanc: Inspire Writing (Assouline, 2021) and Burberry (Assouline, 2023).

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.

— Gabrielle Chanel

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Page count

240 pages

Number of illustrations

over 180



Released on

May 2024


W 25 x L 33 x D 4 cm

Cover materials





2.5 kg

Alexander Fury


Since its beginnings in 1994, Assouline has been dedicated to creating books that are as informational as they are beautiful works of art. The respect for the product and the process of creation is evident in every facet – the traditional technique of hand-binding covers, the imagery that transports the reader to another place and time, the luxurious thickness of each page.

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Coupling an effortless assembly with the ability to showcase every collection from Icons to Ultimates, the Assouline A Bookstand is as elegant as the titles it holds. Designed by Alex Assouline, the luxe stand, with an engraved Assouline A logo centered on both panels, comes in black, red, or clear acrylic.

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