Jeanne Mackin

“THE LAST COLLECTION brings to center stage the fascinating life of Elsa Schiaparelli in a story that is as elegantly constructed as the clothes she designed. The combination of Schiap’s fierce rivalry with Coco Chanel and the inevitable war makes for a palpable tension, and Jeanne Mackin ultimately delivers an ending that is beautiful, heartbreaking, and perfect in every way.”  – Michelle Gable, New York Times Bestselling Author 

 Jeanne Mackin

“THE LAST COLLECTION brings to center stage the fascinating life of Elsa Schiaparelli in a story that is as elegantly constructed as the clothes she designed. The combination of Schiap’s fierce rivalry with Coco Chanel and the inevitable war makes for a palpable tension, and Jeanne Mackin ultimately delivers an ending that is beautiful, heartbreaking, and perfect in every way.”  – Michelle Gable, New York Times Bestselling Author

Coming June 2019

 

An American woman becomes entangled in the intense rivalry between iconic fashion designers Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli in this captivating novel from the acclaimed author of The Beautiful American….Read More!

“The Last Collection is a skillful weave of compelling characters grappling for both fortune and affirmation, and is set against a vivid backdrop–first the glittering cosmos of Paris fashion, then the hardships of World War 2, and then the remains of beauty after war. Beautiful prose and imagery enrich every page. Mackin is an insightful, engaging storyteller.” – Susan Meissner, author of As Bright As Heaven
Jeanne Mackin

Jeanne Mackin

Author

Jeanne Mackin is the author of acclaimed  novels about ground-breaking, fascinating women whose lives intertwine with the political and cultural events of their times. Her novels have ranged from the salons of pre-revolutionary France to the cafes and conspiracies of France between the world wars. Her forthcoming novel, The Last Collection, based on the intense rivalry between  Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli, takes the reader into a world of Parisian haute couture and dangerous politics  just before World War II. She has also won awards for journalism and taught writing. She lives with her husband in the Finger Lakes area of New York State.

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