Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Coco Chanel, 1929

Coco Chanel, 1929, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Scanned from "Decades of Fashion" by Harriet Worsley. Click image for 768 x 1116 size.

From the book: "This picture was taken in 1929, when Coco was forty-six, the year in which she opened an accessories boutique attached to her Paris salon. The pearls on the pin trimming her straw hat are extra large. Chanel played with oversized costume jewellery that did not pretend to be real."

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