Chanel: An Intimate Life reviewed in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL:

“An Intimate Life” is the most thoroughly fleshed out of the new batch. [...]

Ms. Chaney takes care to give detailed context all the way along, but not so much that she pulls us off the path. One appreciates her elegant tutorials—the way, for instance, she positions Chanel’s earliest “working girl” years. [...]

Ms. Chaney is also the first Chanel biographer to unearth a viable profile of Boy Capel, the erudite man who stole Chanel from Balsan, cultivated her and whom she truly loved (he died in 1919 in a car crash). [...]“

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