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 inspired by Karl Lagerfeld for haute couture AW20/21
Chanel artistic director Virginie Viard took inspiration from Karl Lagerfeld for her autumn/winter 2020-21 haute couture collection with a “punk princess” vibe filled with ornate embellishments. While Viard’s spring-summer 2020 Chanel haute couture collection was influenced by the simplicity and rigour of the abbey at Aubazine, where Gabrielle...
Jul 7, 2020
Fall-Winter 2020/21 ready-to-wear collection by Chanel
This week Virginie Viard's Chanel presented it's AW20/21 collection in Paris. On the contrary to the typical Lagerfeld-styled, over the top set for the runway show, Viard presented a minimalistic scene for the show. Watch the full runway show below. Video source: Chanel, via Youtube.
Mar 4, 2020
Chanel AW20 show takes a step further from the Lagerfeld influence
Chanel designer Virginie Viard Tuesday signalled she may put an end to the brand's themed Paris fashion week spectaculars, a year after the death of her legendary predecessor Karl Lagerfeld. The German showman spent millions turning the vast Grand Palais into his playground, building a Chanel space rocket, a near life-sized ocean liner, the...
Mar 3, 2020
One year later: How Chanel, Fendi and the Karl Lagerfeld brand are faring without Karl
Exactly one year ago the news came out that designer Karl Lagerfeld had died. At that time he was the creative director of Chanel, Fendi and his own brand: Karl Lagerfeld. One of the big questions on 19 February 2019 was: what to do next? Who will take the artistic lead over the brands and how do you follow someone like Kaiser Karl? After a...
Feb 19, 2020
Video: Chanel Haute Couture SS20
Virginie Viard, artistic director of Chanel, continues to make its mark and offers a couture collection Spring-Summer 2020 ascetic spirit. In a setting inspired by a cloister garden, the parade has chained the fresh air and silhouettes punctuated great white collars. A sober and rigorous pace befitting the times. Source: Chanel, YouTube
Jan 22, 2020
Viard delivers schoolgirl chic in Chanel haute couture show
Virginie Viard finally put her mark on Chanel on Tuesday with a beautifully restrained Paris haute couture show that summoned up the convent girl childhood of the fabled French label's founder. The discreet designer, Karl Lagerfeld's righthand woman in his twilight years, shook the Kaiser's ghost from her shoulder to produce some of the most...
Jan 21, 2020
Woman crashes Chanel Paris Fashion Week runway finale
A spectator jumped onto the catwalk at Chanel's Paris fashion week show Tuesday and walked unchecked with the models for the big finale. The woman, a guest at the show, ran down from her seat and joined the models as they did their last walk along a spectacular set recreating the roofs of Paris inside the Grand Palais. With security guards left...
Oct 1, 2019
Video: Impressions from Chanel's Fall Winter 2019/20 show
The House ambassadors and friends of the House were invited to the Grand Palais in Paris to discover the Fall-Winter 2019/20 Haute Couture collection. Source: Kendam, YouTube.
Jul 5, 2019
Video: AW19/20 Chanel Couture show by Virginie Viard
Looks from the Fall-Winter 2019/20 Haute Couture collection, presented by Virginie Viard at the Grand Palais in Paris. Source: Chanel, YouTube.
Jul 3, 2019
Chanel's Virginie Viard unveils couture debut in Paris
Chanel’s new artistic director Virginie Viard displayed an ode to history, of the French fashion houses’ two most famous couturiers, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld, who’s legacy could certainly be felt inside the elaborate library set concealed within the Grand Palais. The huge double-tier circular library, could have just been seen...
Jul 3, 2019
Post-Karl Chanel takes train back to classy elegance
Virginie Viard made a classy and elegant debut in her first complete collection for Chanel Friday after taking over from the late Karl Lagerfeld at the iconic French label. The designer, who was Lagerfeld's right-hand woman for years, emerged from his shadow with a highly feminine and wearable cruise collection in a minimalist show at the Grand...
May 6, 2019