'Documents the designer’s immense range with the fashion house founder’s brand codes, and demonstrates the family spirit and culture of excellence Lagerfeld inspired and nurtured'
'Almost impossible not to float away on a wave of nostalgia'
'First and foremost, it fulfils the raison d’etre of every good coffee table book: it in and of itself is a work of art'
New York Journal of Books
'Karl Lagerfeld Unseen: The Chanel Years is a pass not only to the backstage of the shows, but also to the Paris atelier on rue Cambon. Unique photographs reveal the secrets of the work of models, make-up artists, tailors, as well as the designer himself and his closest entourage'
'Pays tribute to a pivotal chapter in fashion history'
'Behind-the-scenes photographs chosen from tens of thousands of images from the mid-1990s to 2006 immortalize not only Lagerfeld’s voracious curiosity and vast range, but also the supermodel and celebrity-fuelled golden era of fashion. Consider it your cheat sheet for the Met Gala's 2023 theme, “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty"'
'If you get a little thrill from seeing hitherto undiscovered triumvirate shots of ‘00s Amber/Kristen/Linda … well, we won’t have to explain why you need this book'