Chanel launches a new cultural podcast series
French fashion house Chanel has launched a new podcast series, Chanel Connects featuring talent from film, art, architecture, dance, music, and fashion for intimate conversations on the future of culture. Chanel said in a statement that the podcast series was to pair innovators on the unique challenges of 2020 and imagine the new cultural...
Jan 18, 2021
Chanel hopes to stage cruise show this year
The world might still be in COVID-19 disarray, but with the hope of a vaccine here and many countries having begun vaccinating their citizens, Chanel has plans for bringing back their cruise show. Last year the brand’s cruise show was cancelled due to the global coronavirus pandemic with lockdowns taking place across many nations and travel...
Jan 13, 2021
The Row launches unique vintage designer pieces from its archive
Los Angeles-based The Row is retailing a series of vintage designer items from its archive, ranging from Japanese purists Comme des Garcons and Yohji Yamamoto to John Galliano and Chanel. The luxe minimalist brand, named after London’s infamous Savile Row, is selling multiple one-off garments from mostly the 1990s that were either used as...
Jan 13, 2021
Video: Chanel present its SS21 collection
In this video, Chanel present its SS21 collection which is inspired by flowers in bloom.Watch the video below. Video: Chanel via YouTube Photo credit: Chanel, Facebook
Jan 8, 2021
Video: A Fashion reveals SS21 trends
In this video, A Fashion reveals the seven biggest trends of the SS21 season. Brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Gabriela Hearst are mentioned. The trends include 'rib-knit' and 'voluminous sleeves.’ Watch the video below. Video: A Fashion via YouTube Photo credit: Unsplash
Jan 7, 2021
Strong whiff of wartime scandal clings to Coco Chanel
When Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel died in her suite at the Ritz in Paris 50 years ago this week, the world mourned the greatest fashion designer of the century. What no one mentioned was that Chanel had spent World War II in the luxury hotel with her German officer lover working as a spy for both German military intelligence and the SS. After the...
Jan 7, 2021
Video: Chanel appoints Charlotte Casiraghi as its new ambassador for 2021
In this video, Chanel speaks to editor Charlotte Casiraghi as she will become the House’s new ambassador and spokesperson on the 1 January 2021, in particular, she will be focusing on the SS21 ready-to-wear collection. Watch the video below. Video: Chanel via YouTube Photo credit: Chanel, Facebook
Dec 31, 2020
Charlotte Casiraghi, Chanel
Charlotte Casiraghi, eleventh in line for the throne of Monaco, has been named Chanel’s latest brand ambassador. Casiraghi has worked with Chanel since she was a teenager and the late, great Karl Lagerfeld was artistic director of the brand. Casiraghi will be making her official debut as a Chanel ambassador on January 1 in the spring fashion...
Dec 21, 2020
Pre-Fall 2021: Collections overview
As the Pre Fall season gets underway, designers are reflecting consumer desire for comfort in both a practical and emotional sense. Nostalgic references, feel-good, tactile pieces, relaxed, youthful shapes imbue collections with a sense of optimism, whilst retaining their luxury credentials through celebrations of refined artisanship and couture...
Dec 11, 2020
Video: Chanel presents its 'Le Château des Dames’ 20/21 Métiers d’art show
In this video, Chanel presents its 'Le Château des Dames’ 20/21 Métiers d’art show featuring House ambassador and muse for the collection’s campaign, Kristen Stewart. Watch the video below. Video: Chanel via YouTube Photo credit: Chanel, Facebook
Dec 4, 2020
Chanel presents Metiers d'Art collection in Château de Chenonceau
Chanel has revealed its Metiers d'Art 2020/2021 collection at the Château de Chenonceau in France’s Loire Valley in what was a filmed spectacle sans audience due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The cast, predominantly dressed in black, made their way down the castle's grand gallery with their black and white checkered sequin miniskirts...
Dec 4, 2020
BFC Awards 2020 honour brands who "led change in the industry"
In a break from tradition to mark a tumultuous year, the British Fashion Council's (BFC) annual awards on Thursday honoured 20 individuals and brands, including Chanel and Burberry, who "led change in the industry". The honourees, revealed in a video posted online, were recognised for their contribution to one of four categories -- community,...
Dec 4, 2020