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Book of the week: Gabrielle Chanel in Arabic

Book of the week: Gabrielle Chanel in Arabic

A first in a new language

Text: Faizal Dahlawia


Image: Chanel

While many books have been published about Coco Chanel, this marks the first time her story will be told in Arabic.

Famed Lebanese bookstore Hachette-Antoine has released Gabrielle Chanel, the first ever book that shares the story of Chanel's iconic founder in Arabic. Drawing information from a variety of sources, including rare documents, author Hala Kawtharani stitched together a compelling story which details the designer's journey from a poor orphan to fashion royalty and how her immaculate taste in style gave rise to one of the leading luxury labels today.

Take a peek inside the book now...

Book of the week– Gabrielle Chanel

Book of the week– Gabrielle Chanel

Gabrielle Chanel is priced at Dhs185 and is available now at hachette-antoine.com. Also, read about the new book Dior by Christian Dior.

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