Starring in a Chanel supplement for February edition of Vogue China, Liu Wen is elegance personified in Victor Demarchelier’s regal portraits entitled, Classics Re-presented. Wearing everything from sweeping gowns to tailored suits, Liu Wen stuns in the sophisticated stylings of Nicoletta Santoro.
Our first look at Chanel’s spring 2011 campaign showcases the spring collection’s rock and roll edge and who better to showcase Karl Lagerfeld’s new vision than Freja Beha Erichsen and Stella Tennant? Lensed by Lagerfeld himself, Freja Beha and Stella go outdoors for a day of fun in the sun alongside Baptiste Giabiconi.
Natalie Hockey (Vivien’s Models) wears Chanel for the January issue of Grazia Australia. Photographed by Harold David, fashion editor Mark Vassallo brings the elegant wear to the rugged outback in the stunning black and white shoot.
The pre-fall 2011 collection from Chanel was themed, Paris-Byzance, after its Byzantine inspiration found in Empress Theodora. If possible, the pre-fall season brought an even more opulent and lavish showing than spring with a heavy emphasis on gold trimmed jackets, exciting silhouettes and crystal adorned bodices. Despite the antique influence, creative director Karl Lagerfeld grounded the show with Chanel’s signature relaxed elegance.
Vanessa Paradis gets into the groove for Interview’s November issue wearing a wardrobe of Chanel Resort for a series of psychedelic images. Photographed by Mikael Jansson, Vanessa charms in the lightweight ensembles from the Parisian fashion house.
Elisa Sednaoui of d’management group and Baptiste Giabiconi star in Chanel’s fall 2010 eyewear campaign lensed by Karl Lagerfeld.
Kirsi Pyrhonen teams up with Linus Gustin for a Chanel jewelry shoot photographed for the September edition of Cover Magazine. Lensed by Peter Gehrke, the Finnish model smolders in Chanel apparel and soft hues.
In an extravagant presentation featuring over eighty models, the spring 2011 collection from Chanel was unveiled in true Parisian fashion at the Grand Palais. The runway was designed to resemble the gardens of Versailles with models presenting an array of traditional Chanel tweed jackets as well as bursting floral prints, feathers and other ornate decorations. In addition to the clothes, another highlight of the show was the appearance of Ines de la Fressange, the first model to sign an exclusive contract with the fashion house. Ines walked the runway and appeared with creative director Karl Lagerfeld during the show’s closing.