Tag Archive: CHANEL

CHANEL revisits Ancient Greece

For the 2017/2018 Chanel Cruise Collection, Karl Lagerfeld took inspiration from Ancient Greece and transformed the Grand Palais into yet another spectacular set. The designer drew an interesting parallel between the simplicity of Ancient… Continue reading

Paris Haute Couture by Flammarion and Olivier Saillard

“Worth Doucet, Poiret, Vionnet, Chanel, Schiaparelli, Grès, Dior, Balenciaga, Courrèges, Cardin, Saint Laurent, Lacroix, Gaultier, Alaïa….These geniuses could boast how haute couture’s precision was an architectural tool that the standardized prêt-à-porter industry could not… Continue reading

Chanel: Ground Control to Major Karl

  At a time when people follow the adventures of astronaut Thomas Pesquet aboard the International Space Station closely, the cosmos and stars inspire Karl Lagerfeld. While earlier this week, the moon and the comets… Continue reading

Welcome to the COCO CHANEL café

  To be inaugurated on 3rd March, the Coco Chanel Café is the new hot spot in Tokyo. From 3rd to 12th March, an ephemeral “Coco Café” will be staged in Omotesando. In this… Continue reading

Chanel Spring 2017 Couture

The Grand Palais was transformed as an Art Deco mirror-mosaic salon where bouquets of white arums punctuated the runway of models walking to simple, pastel, purified silhouettes, from the froufrou to the pointed metallic shoes. Discreetly placed, they… Continue reading

Paris Cosmopolite 2016/17 Métiers d’Art show by CHANEL puts the Ritz back on the map

The Chanel Spa at the Ritz Paris, reopens

  Following four years of heavy renovation, the Parisian institution, once the home of Coco Chanel herself, has now formally reopened its doors. Chanel was a permanent resident of the Ritz for forty years and… Continue reading

Karl Lagerfeld pays tribute to his seamstresses at the Chanel Haute Couture show during Paris Fashion Week

Karl Lagerfeld paid tribute to his team at the latest Chanel Haute Couture show, presented today in Paris. Set under the Grand Palais’ nave, the stage was intimate, sober, and very powerful. The… Continue reading

Obra en Proceso by Karl Lagerfeld

To coincide with the first fashion show ever-presented in Cuba, Chanel staged Obra en Proceso / Work in Progress, an exhibition of photographs, texts and poems by Karl Lagerfeld himself at the Factoría Habana in… Continue reading

Candle Karl by Karl Lagerfeld

  Candle Karl is a new limited-edition and fun candle designed by King Karl, with sweet oriental touches and featuring his legendary sunglasses and white collar. If you missed it for Christmas, it’s… Continue reading