While Chanel’s ready-to-wear fashion shows are always awaited for their incredible décor and set ups, this season, the “Brasserie Gabrielle” was the perfect place to present the “French collection”. While the transformation of the Grand Palais is usually at the center of attention, it was different this time.
I fell in love with this “very french” collection revisiting the brand’s iconic elements. Making Chanel more Chanel than ever.
Lagerfeld wants to portray the modern bourgeoise, the very feminine yet androgynous look, the timeless.
I loved how most looks were made of a perfect work of textures and fabrics, bringing together tweed along with wool, silk, mousseline and lace.
I have to admit that one of my favorite part is definitely the shoes, all the models were wearing the famous beige sling-back shoe with a black toe, it’s incredible how this classic looked so modern and practical.
Large collars, turtlenecks, sleeveless cardigans, buttoned up coat-dresses, fluid skirts, very smart details with a silhouette always fitted at the waist with a narrow belt and cut just below the knee.
Because “Chanel dresses women for life”, the little black dress was once more reinterpreted, this time as a swing dress and I loved the other silhouettes with white shirts and grosgrain jackets.
This collection is the most beautiful way of celebrating the house classics, reinventing the French touch while keeping a very ‘avant-gardiste’ spirit.