Chanel news and archive
Video: Chanel presents Cruise collection, staring Penélope Cruz
In this video, Chanel has presented its Cruise collection, starring Penélope Cruz. Watch the video below. Video: Chanel via YouTube Photo credit: Image: Chanel via YouTube
Dec 1, 2021
Chanel appoints new PR head
Chanel has named their new international director of press relations and public relations for fashion, fragrance, and beauty. The news was reported by WWD. Emmanuelle Walle has been promoted to the role. She was previously head of global PR and influence for Chanel fragrance and beauty. She will officially step into her new role on January 3,...
Nov 8, 2021
Netflix series Emily in Paris to launch shoppable content
When the fashionable series Emily in Paris debuted on Netflix last year it surpassed most critic’s expectations, attracting nearly 60 million viewers. With the second season nearing next month, the show’s parent company, ViacomCBS, is hoping to capitalise on its popularity, launching a shoppable content channel where looks from the show can be...
Nov 8, 2021
In the run-up to the Holiday Season, Chanel hikes handbag prices
Chanel has again raised prices of its iconic handbags in the run-up to Christmas, with its famous 2.55 quilted bag costing 7,800 euros today versus 6,050 last December, according to a report by Reuters. The brand’s Small Classic Bag was 6,300 euros at the end of September and costs 7,300 euros today, an increase of 1,000 euros in just a few...
Nov 5, 2021
Louis Vuitton ranks as most valuable luxury company in Interbrand’s 2021 Top Global Brands
Louis Vuitton has ranked as the most valuable luxury company in Interbrand’s 2021 Top Global Brands report. The French luxury maison ranks at number 13 and is the only fashion company featured in the top 20. Chanel and Hermès rank as numbers 22 and 23 respectively. The top three spots are taken by tech giants Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. H&M and...
Nov 2, 2021
Chanel's head of external communications steps down
Chanel’s head of external communications, Marie-Louise de Clermont Tonnerre, has stepped down. Tonnerre spent over 50 years at the French fashion house creating the public and press relations departments for three of Chanel’s divisions including fashion, perfumes and cosmetics, and watches and jewelry. She also oversaw the advertising and...
Oct 21, 2021
Chanel staging Metiers d'Art collection in Paris
The Métiers d’Art show must go on. Chanel’s upcoming Métiers d’Art show, slated for December 7, will be taking place in their home city of Paris. The venue selected is the Le 19 M, a new craftsmanship hub in Porte d’Aubervillers which is home eleven resident masions d’art and six hundred artisans and experts working for Chanel and other luxury...
Oct 15, 2021
Video: Chanel SS22 collection
In this video, French luxury house Chanel has presented its SS22 collection at Paris Fashion Week (PFW). Watch the video below. Do you want to see more clothing collections? Click here to view the FashionUnited Marketplace. Video: Chanel via YouTube Photo credit: Paris Fashion Week
Oct 15, 2021
Chanel to limit sales of its bags to bolster exclusivity
What is more exclusive than scarcity? It is a tactic long employed by luxury brands, limiting the availability of goods via higher price points, all the while fuelling sales of less expensive ranges, like beauty and perfume. Controlling distribution Chanel has increased the prices of its handbags several times since the onset of the pandemic,...
Oct 12, 2021
Sotheby's to auction Karl Lagerfeld's estate
Luxury auctioneers Sotheby’s are to sell over 1000 lots from the estate of Karl Lagerfeld. The sale will feature items from his residences in France and Monaco, an anthology of his personal taste but also of his life and career, including works from his photography. Lagerfeld, who divided his time between his Paris apartment and Monaco and...
Sep 15, 2021
Luxury brands return to live show format at Paris Fashion Week
Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Hermès, Balenciaga, Givenchy, Chloe and Rick Owens are just some of the brands returning to physical shows formats at Paris Fashion Week later this month. A total of 37 brands will host live shows with audiences during the womenswear ready-to-wear calendar from 27 September to 5 October. France’s fashion federation,...
Sep 1, 2021
Chanel buys jasmine fields to ensure No. 5's existence
Chanel, to ensure that their famed No. 5 perfume will not be jeopardized, has bought land in southern France to secure its supply of jasmine, which is harvested by hand in a delicate ritual. The news was reported by Reuters. Chanel’s purchased 10 hectares of land, adding to the 20 hectares is already uses near Grasse. In the 1980s, Chanel...
Aug 27, 2021