Coco Chanel Three Weeks/1962
"I prefer to keep mementos rather than photographs," Coco Chanel told Douglas Kirkland in 1962. Kirkland, then a 27-year-old photographer for Look magazine, smiled and snapped away. What he captured in three weeks of shadowing the septuagenarian designer is sumptuously presented in his new visual memoir, "Coco Chanel: Three Weeks/1962." The best tidbit? In those 21 days, Kirkland never once saw Chanel remove her hat.
— Monica Corcoran, Los Angeles Times