THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET: CHANEL'S CLASSIC REVISITED by Carl Lagerfeld
Steidl, 2014, First edition, 274 pp., 11 1/2" X 14 3/4", Softcover in slipcase
Fine book in very good slipcase
This is the updated edition of Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld's reinterpretation of Chanel's iconic little black jacket, expanded with 21 new photographs. This award-winning book contains Lagerfeld's photographs of celebrities wearing the modern adaptable jacket with individual flair-sometimes classic, sometimes irreverent, but always Chanel-with each of the protagonists styled by Carine Roitfeld. A range of accomplished actors, musicians, designers, models, writers and directors receives the little black jacket treatment, including Claudia Schiffer, Uma Thurman, Kanye West, Tilda Swinton, Baptiste Giabiconi, Yoko Ono and Sarah Jessica Parker. The project-which has been accompanied by a worldwide traveling exhibition-underlines the astounding versatility of Chanel's vision in Lagerfeld's hands and ensures this jacket's future as a timeless classic.