Chanel throws haute couture garden party
30 January 2021 | 2:34 pm
French fashion house Chanel chose an intimate family-like atmosphere for its Spring-Summer 2021 Haute Couture show, with models strutting under flower arches at a socially-distanced presentation with a few famous faces.
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Paris Fashion Week: End of an era for Chanel; the show must go on for other labels.
13 Mar 2019
Karl Lagerfeld's last collection for Chanel opened with a minute's silence for the late designer on Tuesday, as friends, collaborators and fans turned out in Paris to remember his 35 years as the creative force behind the French couture house.
3 Apr 2019
Haute Couture, summer 2019: Down with uniforms!
12 May 2019
Chanel's new creative chief Virginie Viard delivered her first solo collection for the storied French label on Friday, following in the deep footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld with a show that drew inspiration from old-fashioned rail travel.
3 Jul 2019
Christian Dior creative designer Maria Grazia Chiuri says the nearly all-black dresses in the brand's latest Haute Couture collection in Paris on Monday are 'essential' so that people can look at the clothes 'like a project that you can personalize' in a comfortable way.
22 Jul 2019
Haute Couture, winter 2019/2020: Digital innovation no substitute for couture workshops.
20 Oct 2019
A woman jumped on stage to join models at the Chanel show at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday in Paris's Grand Palais.
14 Dec 2019
Chanel turned little gilded birdcages into handbags on the catwalk in Paris on Wednesday, at an annual "Metier D'Art" fashion showcase of its most intricate craftwork that also included lacy creations and shiny tweed suits.
8 Mar 2020
Designer Virginie Viard, who was Karl Lagerfeld's number two and succeeded him after his death last year, presented a largely monochrome collection, heavily emphasizing black and white looks that have long been Chanel's hallmark.
25 Apr 2020
Back in January, Paris was once again the global hub of haute couture, providing the backdrop for the summer’s couture collections. It’s an art form out of reach for most budgets. But, at its best, it can carry powerful messages about artistic and economic freedom. At Julien Fournié and Alexandre Vauthier, it’s all about turning a dream into reality through the client and their couturier working together. Meanwhile, at Franco-Turkish fashion house Dice Kayek, founder Ece Ege explains how couture helps women in the industry stand on their own two feet.
13 Jul 2020
In an online message to mark the start of Paris Fashion Week, British supermodel Naomi Campbell ushered in a new age of digital fashion, while also embracing the goals of the Black Lives Matter movement. In these extraordinary times due to Covid-19, runway fashion shows are banned, with designers instead releasing videos on social media to showcase their collections, directed by an array of impressive names. We take a look at how this form of French soft power is moving with the times.
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