My PFW Pick: Chanel AW 2013

  With the Chanel Autumn-Winter 2013-2014 collection, Karl Lagerfeld has taken grunge to a new level making it almost costume like. From an abundance of hardware on everything, to fingerless gloves, thigh-high oxfords or to the classic mega-size 2.55 bags, the collection shaped a forceful femininity. Staying true to the tweeds, Lagerfeld chose to play … Continue reading

Chanel Couture Spring 2013

I think it is fair to say that we have all been made to expect the most exquisite sets from Karl Lagerfeld to display his collections. all the trappings of tradition without Lagerfeld’s eye for edgier nuance and modernized femininity. For Chanel’s Spring Couture 2013, Lagerfeld transformed the Grand Palais into a private forest. Models stepped … Continue reading

Forward… Chanel’s Little Black Jacket at the Saatchi Gallery, London

Following a  huge success in Tokyo, New York, Taipei and Hong Kong, Chanel’s Little Black Jacket exhibition is – finally – coming to London! The showcase, based on the book curated by Karl Lagerfeld and ex-French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld is set to open this October at the Saatchi Gallery. A representative from the famed fashion house says, “The … Continue reading

Forward… Karl Lagerfeld’s Pop Up Shop at Selfridges, London

Iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld will be debuting his new space in luxury department store Selfridges on Oxford Street in London next week in the run up to the 2012 Olympic Games. He will make an appearance at the launch on Tuesday July 24th which will be showcasing his signature brand ‘Karl Line’ for its second collection. The … Continue reading

Focus… Chanel Haute Couture Collection FW 2012-13

Karl Lagerfeld chose the Grand Palais again to roll out a runway for his Chanel Haute Couture FW 2012-13 collection, as an ode to vintage Chanel. Lagerfeld brought back the fashion house’s age-old association with textiles. The classic tweed suit in an elegant silhouette came across in its finest form, along with an abundance of the … Continue reading

Focus… Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura

WWD broke the news a few days ago that Karl Lagerfeld will be teaming up with cosmetics brand Shu Uemura for a new line set to be released as a special holiday collection, adding another name on the list of the designer’s endless series of collaboration. The 17-piece collection will be unveiled in September, but will … Continue reading

Focus… Chanel Resort 2013 Collection

Chanel’s off-season shows have become just as much of a spectacle as its spring and fall shows, and this one is no exception. Karl Lagerfeld chose the grounds of Versailles to stage Chanel’s 2013 Resort collection runway show yesterday afternoon. With beauty marks shaped like the famous double-C logo affixed to their cheekbones, a bevy of models … Continue reading

Focus… Chanel Eyewear Campaign SS 2012 by Karl Lagerfeld

Canadian supermodel Linda Evangelista is back on the Chanel wagon for the Spring / Summer 2012 eyewear campaign photographed by Karl Lagerfeld. Sporting a pair of electric orange shades or bright blue frames, Evangelista seems the perfect fit for this season’s campaign.        

Focus… Chanel Haute Couture Collection Spring 2012

“No 50s’, no 60′, no 70s’; just what I like” Karl Lagerfeld said of his Spring 2012 Couture collection, showed on an airplane in the middle of the Grand Palais in Paris. The short-sleeved, slim tweed dresses, block-coloured with rouleau necklines graced the runway as well as cocktail and full blown evening dresses.