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Free read ✓ The Last Collection 102 Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Jeanne Mackin Jeanne Mackin ´ 2 Characters 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. I ve always been a lover of fashion was obsessed with fashion designers and design at one point in my life thanks to my artist mother who scattered our home with fashion magazines because she just like Elsa Schiaparelli always said couture and high fashion is every much an art form as paintings or drawings Reading The Last Collection was just sublime as I loved reading about icons Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli two women who couldn t be different if they tried and their well known rivalryJeanne Mackin has written an exuisite novel set amidst the backdrop of the beginning of WWII in Paris 1938 where fashion houses were dominated by two women Chanel and Schiaparelli Coco was known for her very tailored looks lean proportions black and white colors tweeds feminized men s looks class elegance and simplicity Schiap on the other hand was all about artistic freedom creativity and innovation bold colors designs and materials Dressing the echelon of society and being recognized as the best drove their rivalryBecoming entwined with both women and their rivalry is the story s main protagonist Lily Sutter the widowed American teacherartist living in France whose first person POV immediately draws you into the story the events fictional and non fictional the characters and setting Lily s lost all ability to paint after her husband s death and her world is dull and gray Yet once she is caught up in the world of Paris befriends Ania becomes close to Schiap and Coco as close as anyone can she begins a journey of self discovery that allows her to see the world in color again and also begin to paintI felt the writing was magical as Mackin blends fact with fiction to create this fascinating and tense novel Schiap and Coco are major parts of the narrative including facts like the much talked about incident when Coco accidentally on purpose caused Schiap s costume to catch fire while they were dancing Coco s affair with Nazi officer Von Dincklage Schiap s socialism and But there s to this story with fictional characters like Lily Ania Lily s brother Charlie and Otto As their stories overlap the iconic women Mackin writes an absorbing and emotional novel that seems so realistic that I almost Googled Lily The Last Collection is a fascinating highly detailed novel that gives great insight into the fashion houses of the 1930s the wonderful creativity of Chanel and Schiaparelli descriptions of their clothing and accessory designs and of course the impact of WWII Highly recommended for fashion lovers and history loversThank you Berkley Books for the gifted copy All opinions are my own KING every much an art form as paintings or drawings Reading The Last Collection was just sublime as I loved reading about icons Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli two women who couldn t be different if they tried and their well known rivalryJeanne Mackin has written an Ty jesteś moje imię exuisite novel set amidst the backdrop of the beginning of WWII in Paris 1938 where fashion houses were dominated by two women Chanel and Schiaparelli Coco was known for her very tailored looks lean proportions black and white colors tweeds feminized men s looks class The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy elegance and simplicity Schiap on the other hand was all about artistic freedom creativity and innovation bold colors designs and materials Dressing the The Complete Amber Sourcebook echelon of society and being recognized as the best drove their rivalryBecoming Jadę sobie Azja Przewodnik dla podróżujących kobiet entwined with both women and their rivalry is the story s main protagonist Lily Sutter the widowed American teacherartist living in France whose first person POV immediately draws you into the story the Sweet Alien Reestrian Mates #2 events fictional and non fictional the characters and setting Lily s lost all ability to paint after her husband s death and her world is dull and gray Yet once she is caught up in the world of Paris befriends Ania becomes close to Schiap and Coco as close as anyone can she begins a journey of self discovery that allows her to see the world in color again and also begin to paintI felt the writing was magical as Mackin blends fact with fiction to create this fascinating and tense novel Schiap and Coco are major parts of the narrative including facts like the much talked about incident when Coco accidentally on purpose caused Schiap s costume to catch fire while they were dancing Coco s affair with Nazi officer Von Dincklage Schiap s socialism and But there s to this story with fictional characters like Lily Ania Lily s brother Charlie and Otto As their stories overlap the iconic women Mackin writes an absorbing and Detective Wanda Wolfe emotional novel that seems so realistic that I almost Googled Lily The Last Collection is a fascinating highly detailed novel that gives great insight into the fashion houses of the 1930s the wonderful creativity of Chanel and Schiaparelli descriptions of their clothing and accessory designs and of course the impact of WWII Highly recommended for fashion lovers and history loversThank you Berkley Books for the gifted copy All opinions are my own

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Free read ✓ The Last Collection 102 Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Jeanne Mackin Jeanne Mackin ´ 2 Characters 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. The Last Collection by Jeanne Mackin is a 2019 Berkley publication Interesting highly absorbing look at the lives of two fashion iconsParis 1938Lily Sutter an art teacher and grieving widow accepts her brother Charlie s invitation to visit him in Paris Once there meets Charlie s girlfriend Ania a woman who is trapped in a loveless marriage Through her Lilly finds herself involved with both Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli two highly competitive fashion designers The two women couldn t be different The rivalry between them is very intense even violent on occasion However the encroaching war spotlights their political disagreements as both prepare themselves for undeniable change Lily finds herself caught up in their intrigue narrating the story from her first person perspective The author did a great job at weaving the political climate into a story centered around headstrong women and the colorful world of fashion The sadness and fear that permeates Paris is palpable which gives the story an extra layer of tension and poignancy To be honest I ve never had much interest in learning about the lives of fashion industry icons I know book have been written and movies have been made about Coco Chanel and like many other women I keep a bottle of Chanel 5 on my dresser Other than that I knew very little about her but had heard rumors that she was a Nazi sympathizer but never pursued the rumor Coco ChanelSchiaparelli I m afraid I was only vaguely aware of this designer and I think I may not be totally alone in that For me this novel was fascinating and I uickly found myself absorbed in the tactics the two designers resorted to in order to one up the other oneElsa SchiaparelliWhile the antics of the Chanel and Schiaparelli is interesting I can t say I felt much compassion or empathy for them although I did find their characters enthralling I did however emotionally invest myself in Charles Ania and Lily s segments of the book which I thought was the most compelling part of the story As to the historical accuracy goes I feel the author has done her homework but because this is fiction many of the inner thoughts provided are most likely speculative As with any historical fiction novel I m also sure that some liberties were taken However because I m so unfamiliar with the topic at hand I can t speak to that What I do know is that I found this story engrossing and thought provoking and enjoyed the approach the author took giving Lily a chance to embrace her artistic nature and maybe find a second chance at love in the aftermath of so much tragedy and turmoil This was a very nice change of pace from the usual world war two inspired historical fiction that has become so popular this year Even if you are not interested in fashion the history politics and Paris location will soon draw you into the story and keep you engaged and invested in the drama from beginning to end 4 stars

  • Hardcover
  • 352
  • The Last Collection
  • Jeanne Mackin
  • en
  • 22 February 2019
  • 9781101990544