What You Need to Know About Chanel’s 18th-Century Inspired Couture Show
Karl Lagerfeld took us to Villa Chanel for a show which drew inspiration from the 18th century and 1980s alike
1. The setting was a Mediterranean villa
Outside temperatures might well be artic – Paris is in the midst of a blizzard this morning – but Karl Lagerfeld transported attendees of this season’s Chanel haute couture show to warmer climes. Namely, the gardens of a Mediterranean villa (Villa Chanel, as it was called on the invite) complete with perfectly manicured lawns, palm trees and a swimming pool, which had been constructed in the vast hall of the Grand Palais in typically grand style. Models descended the steps of the villa and looped the garden in front of guests, who watched on from white lawn chairs.
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