Autumn/Winter 2015-16 Chanel

Autumn/Winter 2015-16|January 23, 2016

There can’t be many better places to spend a Tuesday morning than at the Brasserie Gabrielle. With a multimillion pound budget, Karl Lagerfeld transformed the Grand Palais into the chicest – and largest – of Parisian cafes, complete with mosaic tiled floor – OK, it actually turned out to be printed vinyl, but this is […]

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Spring/Summer 2015 Chanel

Collections|January 5, 2015

Bloggers’ obsession with street style has reached fever pitch here in Paris, and that might have been on Karl Lagerfeld’s mind when he erected hoardings of a typical Parisian street, “Boulevard Chanel”, inside the Grand Palais. Show-goers had to look twice to realise it was hoardings and not an actual bricks-and-mortar street (no expense spared […]

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Spring/Summer 2014-15 Chanel

Collections|May 26, 2014

The oil-rich enclaves of Dubai have frequently been dubbed an adult’s playground. Last night, they were also the spectacular backdrop for Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel Cruise show – a presentation of inter-seasonal, commercial clothing that originated, as the name suggests, as garb for the super-rich cruising around the Caribbean between the winter and summer fashion seasons. […]

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Autumn/Winter 2014-15 Chanel

Autumn/Winter 2014-15|March 7, 2014

Autumn/Winter 2014-15 Chanel Never have so many women been so delighted to walk into a grocery store. Well, a Chanel Shopping Centre to be exact. Karl Lagerfeld had magically transformed the Grand Palais into a full-scale supermarket – his shelf stackers must have been working all night. Amongst shouty discount posters and aisle signs for easy […]

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