Megan Hess launches “Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon” at Palazzo Versace.
Australia’s first fashion branded hotel Palazzo Versace Gold Coast is proud to announce the official book launch of fashion illustrator Megan Hess’ Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon, a compilation of Megan Hess’ stunning illustrations of the 100 most quintessential moments through Chanel’s history.
Megan’s portfolio boasts some of the world’s most iconic fashion designers and esteemed publications, such as Vanity Fair, Vogue, and Time Magazine to name a few, and her latest book Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon takes you on a journey from Coco’s incredible life, to the impact of Karl Lagerfeld on the company and the incredible items that have become iconic of the brand – the little black dress, the luxurious bags and accessories, glamorous jewellery and of course the renowned Chanel No 5 perfume.
“I am thrilled to be sharing the launch of my new book ‘Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon’ with the Palazzo Versace – I can’t think of a better location to celebrate its release than the world’s most beautiful fashion hotel,” Ms Hess said.
Megan’s initial career began in graphic design and has evolved into art direction for some of the world’s major design agencies, her biggest success came in 2008 when Hess illustrated for the New York Times number one selling book Sex and the City.
Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon will be the second book for the Melbourne-based illustrator, after her first book,The Dress, was also launched at the hotel and was such a great success.
The event was held in Palazzo Versace Gold Coast’s opulent Imperial Suite on Friday morning October 2, 2015.
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Jasmine Webb Marketing & Communications Manager
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