The Best Chanel Coffee Table Books

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Perhaps the only thing that can class up a room faster than a couple of great coffee table books are ones featuring the great Coco Chanel. Given her undisputed status as an icon who revolutionized the world of fashion, perhaps it should come as no surprise that there are many great Coco Chanel coffee table books out there. These books - perfect for any living room! - celebrate the work, life, and history of one of the world's favorite fashion designers. 

Here, you'll find a collection of some of the best Chanel coffee table books on the market. Whether you're into runway fashion, jewelry, or would just like a peek into what everyday life was like for famous designer, these coffee table books about Chanel have got you covered.

These books can serve as a great gift for your favorite fashionista or just an awesome center piece for your own coffee table. You're sure to find something awesome among these Chanel fashion books! Make sure to vote up your favorites as you browse this list. 

  • The Little Book of Chanel

    The Little Book of Chanel offers not only detailed accounts of the designer's life, but also beautiful illustrations, photographs, and sketches that pay tribute to her legacy. 

    • Author: Emma Baxter-Wright
    • First Published: January 1, 2017
  • Chanel: Collections and Creations

    Chanel: Collections and Creations explores five Chanel essentials- the suit, the camellia, jewelry, makeup and perfume, and the little black dress. From original drawings by Karl Lagerfeld to an exploration of newer versions of old classics, you'll get a look at how Chanel staples have evolved over time. 


    • Author: Danièle Bott
    • First Published: Sep 17, 2007
  • Chanel: Fashion/ Fine Jewellery/ Perfume (Set of 3 Books) (Memoire)

    Chanel explores the revolutionary designs of both Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's artistic director since 1983. Presented as an elegant three-volume set, you'll find individual books dedicated to Chanel Fashion, Chanel Jewelry, and Chanel Perfume. 


    • Author: Francois Baudot
    • First Published: July 15, 2013
  • Coco Chanel: Three Weeks/1962

    Coco Chanel: Three Weeks/1962 gives readers a look into the everyday life of the fashion icon through a series of photos by photographer Douglas Kirkland. In 1962, Kirkland spent three weeks with Chanel and her friends, capturing never before seen photos of their world. 


    • Author: Douglas Kirkland
    • First Published: September 11, 2008
  • Chanel and Her World

    Get to know the women behind the icon throughout the pages of Chanel and Her World. Inside you'll find hundreds of illustrations, photos, and stories from the author who enjoyed years of close friendship with Coco Chanel herself. 



    • Author: Edmonde Charles-Roux
    • First Published: March 9, 2005
  • Jewelry By Chanel

    Jewelry By Chanel highlights 80 years worth of revolutionary jewelry designs from the world-famous house of Chanel.

    • Author: Patrick Mauriès (Author)
    • First Published: October 16, 2012