Emotional Show at Chanel Winter Fashion Show – A First Without Karl Lagerfeld

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Last fashion show by Karl Lagerfeld is everywhere on the internet nowadays. Chanel lives on, yet the great designer who has been for 36 years linked to the house, has died. Watching the show, despite all the goodies happening in there, which I’ll be going in detail in second, I felt sad. Almost as if with his departure, Karl took with him the thrill and all the magic that he has built.

It’s funny how the last show under his name happened in a Switzerland like winter resort setting, Switzerland being Coco’s eternal place for rest. As for the show, magic as always. You could almost feel the breeze of icy air you would normally experience in a winter resort. And there, right in the middle of the fluffy street, the models walked beautifully in gorgeous coats and wide leg trousers. The collection carries an oversized, men’s style tailoring with chunky ’80s and even ’90s style logo jewelry look. The tweed shares the runway with knitted skirts and sweaters. And there’s the white. Simply mesmerizing, full white silhouettes, in either a dress or some fancy look with pants, top and coat, took the lead of the show. Even actress Penelope Cruz joined the fairies, dressed in a fluffy white dress and white winter shoes.

Speaking of celebs, there’s nothing better in fashion like a Chanel front row. Blackpink’s Jennie, Nana Komatsu, Kristen Stewart, Monica Bellucci, Claudia Schiffer, Gwei Lun-Me and more.

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Jackson Wang Had a Closing Show Performance at Fendi Mens

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Into a cozy arrangement with a library feel, Fendi show took its Mens collection down the runway, up close to the audience. One after another, male models showcased gorgeous looks of gentle beauty. Colors are soft with lots of brown and beige, black and grey. Pretty simple, yet every look is a unique space of perfectly mixed details, again, very gentle, but so well arranged. This gentleness in details and cuts reminds of a subtle feminity, but it’s not destroying the “masculine” look, instead, it only adds an extra touch of pleasantness. Suits are accompanied by long cardigans and long jackets with matching design, puffer greyish jackets, and tucked-in sweaters. The dominant fabric has a metallic look, again, gentle to the eye. My favorite look from the show: see-through combo, with metallic effect. Pants match the shirt. Don’t worry. There’s shorts involved.

Front row: Chiara Ferragni, Rob Raco, Mandy Sekiguchi. Rapper Jackson Wang closed the show with a live performance.

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Karl Lagerfeld Explores Ancient Egypt for Chanel 2018/19 Métiers d’art

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Chanel fashion shows always are this great opportunity to take a moment for yourself and enjoy the finer things in life. This time around, the Paris New-York 2018/19 Métiers d’art show, presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on 4th December, took on a mission to explore the old days of Egypt. Hierglophyps, lots of gold accents, representative cuts and shapes (clothes-wise), makeup and hair, and the setup, all created a passage to going back in time.

Back to the clothes, I haven’t seen that much bright gold in a Chanel show ever! Collars, wristbands, hems, high knee boots and stylish shoes, trousers, tights, and jewelry. These are all pieces in this collection, that may come sometimes in other colors, but more than often, gold was the approach. The tweed costume might seem at first looking out of place next to the brightness of the gold, but the more you look, the better it stands. By the way, the costumes and singular pieces LOOK amazing! There’s also more color than usual, which is always a pleasent sight in a Chanel show.

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Front row faces: Irene Kim, Mackenzie Foy, Diane Kruger, Margot Robbie, Gwei Lun-mei, Penelope Cruz and more.

Highlights From Chanel Métiers d’Art Fashion Show

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Chanel took its fancy front row, brand new clothes and all of the models in a trip to Hamburg, where Karl Lagerfeld had yesterday, December 6, a very nautically inspired Chanel Pre-Fall 2018 Métiers d’Art collection, inside one of the most acoustically advanced concert halls in the world, the Elbphilharmonie.
The venue is perfect for this collection since its shape resembles very much the water waves. The inside of the building took the guests on an intimate experience, with the help of a live orchestra, wooden based interior and sophisticated clothes.

Known faces made a delightful front row, and things got even better with German singer Lena Meyer-Landrut and German actress Hannah Herzsprung appearing perfectly styled in a Chanel kind of way. Both ladies blended in nicely with everyone else.

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Clothes:
The sailor caps and Edwardian shoes matched well with colorful knitwear outfits, black ensembles, and gorgeous snowy looks, the last mentioned being my favorites from this collection.

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The Good Looks Of Chanel’s Front Row at Paris Fashion Week SS 2018

Chanel front row is what I live for, all thanks to a well-selected group of faces, some of whom I’m a fan of. As a plus, there’s always a new name or several new faces that I’m seeing and that keeps things interesting. Singer Victor Solf and actress Angela Yuen are two newbies I had to search on Google. As for the ones I know, I’m glad G-Dragon is back for Chanel front row, he was missing for a second or two. Anna Mouglalis, Marie Ange Casta, Irene Kim and Park Shin-hye are well known for their faithfulness towards Chanel. New face but known, very known in fact, is Cindy Crawford, proudly and good looking too, posing amongst the rest for Chanel front row.

G Dragon

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Matilda Lutz – Italien model and actress

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Park Shin-hye – actress

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Anamaria Vartolomei – actress

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Marine Vacth – actress

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Karl Lagerfeld presents Chanel Couture Collection under Eiffel Tower Replica

At the Grand Palais in Paris, on July 5, the atmosphere in the enormous stage had already been set before the defile by Karl Lagerfeld’s decision to present Chanel’s Couture collection in a very Parisian manner, and for that, he placed deck chairs in the shadow of an Eiffel Tower replica, lightly clouded at the top. The first sight of Couture started on Mario Batkovic’s ‘Restrictus’, who set the tone for the music that played throughout the show.

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Looking at the clothes, I get a Merry Poppins feel, starting from the very first outfit. The hats, the shoes and the shape of the clothes, all send you on a playful journey that’s meant to be a secret, camouflaged by a rather serious attitude, especially given the lack of details that’s dominating the beginning of the show. Even after that, there’s an abstinence that’s happening, compensated only by feathers placed in the least expected places and big flowers playing out as pampered hems. Sleeves and high boots receive the same treatment, a manner that creates quite an image. Sparkling fabrics suddenly change the mood set at the beginning and with that the collection triumphs into the elegant and highly sophisticated Chanel garment.

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The front row meant names like Kristen Stewart, Julian Moore, Kaya Scodelario (finally!), Nana Komatsu, Tilda Swinton and many other. After the show, Karl Lagerfeld received the Medaille Vermeille de la Ville de Paris by the city mayor, Anne Hidalgo.

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Chanel Opens Mademoiselle Privé Exhibition In Seoul With Cocktail Party & Famous Faces

Mademoiselle Privé exhibition is set to open its treasure box once again and this time is showing the goods at D-Museum, in the city of Seoul, South Korea. Before the official opening to the public, the event made its presence known by hosting a start studded cocktail party. The invitees: big names from Korean Entertainment gathered to show support for the project. Continue reading “Chanel Opens Mademoiselle Privé Exhibition In Seoul With Cocktail Party & Famous Faces”

Fresh from the Runway: Chanel Cruise 2018 Fashion Show

This week keeps getting better and better after Met Gala 2017 taking place on Monday and today’s relic ambiance from Chanel Resort 2018 fashion show. The presentation prepared by Karl Lagerfeld for this collection almost convinced me to rewatch Hercule Poirot and his adventures in the ruins of ancient Greek, but that didn’t happen.

Chanel like always exceeded my expectations, both in the fashion sense and the story created around the clothes. The collection is the perfect excuse for a well-deserved comeback of the goddess-type woman in a new dimension of sophistication and modernism.

Gold and bronze are often seen in accessories, embellishments, and fabrics. The gladiator image has a go over the shoes and skirts, while the goddess is embodied in embellished long dresses, and adapts as the show goes on, to more sophisticated pieces, like the short sleeve dresses.

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