• Pharrell Williams, Eva Green, G-Dragon Attend Chanel Show

    8 monthes ago - By WWD

    WINTER SUN: The cavernous Grand Palais is never very warm in winter, but it was particularly freezing on the morning of the Chanel spring 2020 haute couture show on Tuesday.
    Pharrell Williams was determined to see things on the bright side.
    “The sun is cooperating today” said the artist, who took in Virginie Viard's show seated next to his wife Helen Lasichanh and French film director Ladj Ly of “Les Misérables” fame.
    Indeed, sunlight dappled the bucolic garden created by the Chanel team to reference Gabrielle Chanel's upbringing in the convent of Aubazine, in the South of France.
    “To come...
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  • Video: Chanel Haute Couture SS20

    8 monthes ago - By Fashion United

    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.
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  • Givenchy: Couture SS20

    Givenchy: Couture SS20

    8 monthes ago - By 10 magazine

    A garden odyssey inspired Clare Waight Keller's masterful Givenchy couture show. Visits to Vita Sackville West's glorious garden at Sissinghurst , the orchards at Monk House and Hubert de Givenchy's Clos Fiorentina got the designer thinking about gardens as ever-growing love letters and their flower beds as metaphors for powerful acts of nurturing and cultivating.
    Waight Keller described Sissinghurst as “one of most romantic places in England I have visited so many times and the gardens built influenced all the colours.” Inky Iris blue, vivid yellow and pure white dominated the palette...
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  • Chanel: Couture SS20

    Chanel: Couture SS20

    8 monthes ago - By 10 magazine

    Set in a cloistered vegetable garden inside Le Grand Palais, Virginie Viard presented an homage to Coco's childhood in her Chanel haute couture SS20 show. It was laundry day at the Abbey of Aubazine and the white linen sheets fluttered on lines which ringed the rambling garden. The abbey, a children's home where Gabrielle Chanel lived between the ages of 12 and 18 provided the inspiration for Virginie Viard's couture. “What I immediately liked was that the cloister garden was uncultivated. It was really sunny. The place made me think of the summer, a breeze fragranced with flowers. I...
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