Video: Chanel's spring/summer 2021 ready-to-wear fashion show
In this video, Chanel presents its spring/summer 2021 ready-to-wear collection at the Grand Palais in Paris, by Virginie Viard.Watch the video below. Video: Chanel via YouTube Photo credit: Chanel, Facebook
Nov 30, 2020
Video: The making of the Chanel Cruise 2020/21 collection
In this video, a behind-the-scenes of the Chanel Cruise 2020/21 campaign is shown. Ambassador Lily-Rose Depp gives her opinions on the collection and she discusses her relationship with the artistic director of Chanel, Virginie Viard. Watch the video below. Video: Chanel via YouTube Photo credit: Chanel, Facebook
Nov 24, 2020
Chanel to stage Métiers d'Art show without audience
With France on lockdown, the show must still go on. Chanel is going to stage its Métiers d’Art show next month, but rather than its usual lucky list of guests the show will be audience free. Instead it will be filmed on December 1 at the Chateau de Chenonceau in France’s Loire Valley. It will be streamed online December 3. In the past, Chanel...
Nov 23, 2020
U.S. election chaos: retailers fear vandalism and board up store windows
Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany and even Target have boarded up stores as extra security measures during the current election chaos in the US. Retailers have long suffered in times of political unrest, most notably this summer during protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. “While we intend to remain open where possible, out...
Nov 4, 2020
Video: How a Chanel bag is professionally restored
Gerry Gallagher, a leather craftsman, refurbishes a 3,000 dollar Chanel Grand Shopper Tote bag that is broken down, has a burnt pocket and is discoloured. Gallagher has over 30 years of experience repairing luxury handbags and owns the Leather Surgeons in Philadelphia. Watch the video below. Source: Art Insider via YouTube Photo credit: Chanel,...
Nov 3, 2020
Chanel expands European eyewear sales
Chanel is expanding its European e-commerce network. The brand has announced they will be expanding online sales of eyewear to 21 European countries. Chanel first launched e-commerce for sunglasses in 2015 starting with the U.S. market, adding the U.K. in 2018. This expansion into Europe also adds France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Portugal,...
Oct 28, 2020
Chanel acquires luxury shoemaker Ballin
French luxury house Chanel announced a strategic merger with one of its suppliers, acquiring a majority stake in Italian shoemaker Ballin. Founded in 1945 in Fiesso D’Artico, Ballin employs 200 people and subcontracts its products to several luxury houses while also marketing shoes under its own label. The move comes after Chanel’s earlier...
Oct 9, 2020
Chanel channels old Hollywood glamour for SS21 show
Chanel went back to the timeless glamour of black and white Hollywood movies in its blockbuster show on the last day of Paris fashion week Tuesday. In its biggest catwalk spectacle since designer Virginie Viard took over the fabled French house from Karl Lagerfeld after his death last year, an army of the world's top supermodels walked under a...
Oct 6, 2020
Paris museum to exhibit first retrospective of Gabrielle Chanel
After a two year renovation, the Palais Galliera in Paris re-opens its doors on October 1st with a highly anticipated retrospective of fashion designer Gabrielle Chanel (1883-1971). An icon of modern fashion, Chanel revolutionised a predominant male industry with her fashion manifesto. The first part of the exhibition is chronological,...
Oct 1, 2020
Chanel issues bond for climate goals
Chanel has raised a 699-million-dollar bond with clauses linked to its environmental and climate goals. The news was reported by Reuters. As sustainability continues to be one of the key topics in the fashion industry, Chanel is making sure it’s on board with the industry shift to going green. The company is working on switching away from less...
Sep 25, 2020
One of Chanel’s family to launch investment fund in Brazil to focus on sustainable fashion
New York – David Wertheimer, fifth generation of owners of Chanel, leads an investment fund that will expand sustainable practices for the production of clothes, shoes, and accessories. He is eyeing at least two businesses in Brazil, according to local media. Wertheimer’s fund has signed a partnership with Brazil’s subsidiary of Swiss bank...
Aug 30, 2020
Chanel debuts online eyewear boutique
Glasses wearer and lovers of luxury, Chanel is giving you your moment to shine. The luxury brand has launched an online optical boutique. While Chanel has long prided itself on its in-store boutique experience, as companies are shifting more digital in the wake of coronavirus and customer preferences for online shopping, it was only fitting that...
Aug 27, 2020