The Lightness of Spring – Model Stef van der Laan is tapped for Chanel’s spring 2013 press kit images featuring designer Karl Lagerfeld’s own take on boleros and “dress-skirts”. A color palette of black, white and dreamy pastels set the tone for the new season which plays with proportions and shapes. Tweed jackets are accessorized with ivory pearls either in the shape of jewelry or embroidered detailing. The Chanel woman’s outfit is complete with two-tone sandals and petite handbags.
Tweed Touch – The fall 2012 eyewear campaign from Chanel stars French actress and director Maïwenn, lensed by Karl Lagerfeld. Maïwenn wears minimal makeup with undone hair in the studio portraits showcasing a focus on tweed. Each eyewear style features tweed bands in five shades including authentic green, British brown, iconic black and white and deep blue. The new eyewear collection is available this October in Chanel boutiques.
Poise and Passion – British actress and star of the film “Anna Karenina”, Keira Knightley, graces the October issue of Vogue US. Wearing pieces from the fall haute couture collections (including Chanel on the cover), Keira poses for Mario Testino’s lens with styling by fashion editor Grace Coddington.
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Jacket Required – Highlighting the iconic Chanel jacket, the October issue of Flare enlists Max Abadian for a story taken in the picturesque setting of Paris’ Pont Neuf. Model Nastya Kusakina explores the landmark in Chanel outerwear matched with pieces from other labels such as Balmain, Burberry Prorsum and Proenza Schouler selected by Elizabeth Cabral. Sleek hair by Tanya Koch and red lips by makeup artist Megumi Zlatoff bring a polished finish to the stylish ensembles.
Chanel Style – Saskia de Brauw returns as the face of Chanel’s fall 2012 campaign and is joined by fellow models Stella Tennant, Kati Nescher, Cora Emmanuel and Lindsey Wixson (unpictured) in the studio images shot by Karl Lagerfeld. The girls all wear sheared haircuts in autumn’s elegant tweeds and layers. (TFS)
Chanel Lady – Jamie Bochert is pure elegance in the press kit images from Chanel’s fall 2012 haute couture collection. Captured by creative director Karl Lagerfeld, the brunette is striking in tweeds, crystal embellishments and classic silhouettes from the “New Vintage” collection. In case you missed it, view the haute couture show here.
New Vintage – Chanel’s fall 2012 haute couture was dubbed with the name, “New Vintage”, and designer Karl Lagerfeld kept true to the theme of old versus new with an outing of elegant gowns, tailored pants and camellia adorned dresses. A color palette of soft grey, pastel pink, taupe and ivory set the tone for the fall season with patchwork prints and crystal embroidered garments. Classic silhouettes were made modern with metallic sleeves and belts. A heavy focus on layering and jackets put the fall in couture for Chanel’s grand showing of over sixty looks.
Emma Stone hit the red carpet of the ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Los Angeles Premiere in a white dress with burgundy flowers from Chanel’s resort 2013 collection.
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Tender is the Night – Harper’s Bazaar Singapore enlists photographer Gan to capture dramatic, sophisticated gowns from Chanel Haute Couture in their July cover story shot on location in Beijing. Model Lina Zhang is the very picture of elegance in the couture collection of dazzling blues and billowing shapes, styled by Kenneth Goh. / Beauty by Greg O
And Pose – Lily Donaldson wears a dress from Chanel’s spring 2012 collection on the July cover of Vogue Russia. The British model was photographed by Richard Bush (Trouble Management) and styled by Sarah Richardson for the new issue which hits newsstands this month.