Sylvia & Me
Sylvia & Me
Judithe Little: Author ‘The Chanel Sisters’

Judithe Little is the award winning author of two historical novels, ‘The Chanel Sisters’ and ‘Wickwythe Hall.’ She grew up in Virginia where she earned her B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. Judithe studied at the Institute of European Studies and the Institut Catholique in Paris. Afterwards she was an intern at the U.S. Department of State. Judithe then went on to earn her law degree from the University Of Virginia School Of Law where she was on the Editorial Board of the Journal of International Law and a Dillard Fellow.

Judithe lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and three children and is presently working on her third novel.

‘Coco’s freedom translated into her clothing. She wore men’s pants to ride in and realized how comfortable it was.’

An eye-opening conversation with Judithe Little:

  • The convent and the beginning
  • Antoinette’s voice
  • Abandonment and searching for love
  • Rules were definitely made to be broken
  • Hats
  • The escape
  • Coco and ‘Boy’
  • Antoinette and the grocer’s son
  • Simplicity and freedom
  • Women and business
  • Adaptability of fashion to current events
  • Show them and they will come
  • A place in society
  • Opportunities then vs now for women