The Pink Suit: A Novel

The Pink Suit: A Novel

"Inspired by the true story behind Jackie Kennedy's iconic outfit, Kelby has stitched a compelling tale of politics, fashion and history."--People

On November 22, 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy accompanied her husband to Dallas dressed in a pink Chanel-style suit. Much of her wardrobe, including the pink suit, came from the New York boutique Chez Ninon where a young Irish immigrant named Kate worked behind the scenes to meticulously craft the memorable outfits.

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Its pieces - the fashion quotes, the sections on dressmaking, the story of Kate, our knowledge of the Kennedys - come together to form a deceptively simple novel, which fits together perfectly, with no sign of visible seams.


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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (April 29, 2014)

Parent ISBN: 9780316235662

File size: 343 KB

Language: English