• Chanel Metiers d'Art 2019

    5 days ago - By WWD

    “This is not Elizabeth Taylor, anyway,” Karl Lagerfeld declared. Encamped in a suite at the Mercer Hotel - which the Chanel entourage took over in full in preparation for the house's Metiers d'Art show on Tuesday night - Lagerfeld quickly dispelled any preconception of a luxe cheese fest of overdone makeup and tricked-out headdresses inspired by La Liz's turn as Cleopatra.
    Lagerfeld made the disclaimer before presenting his collection in the Temple of Dendur, the grand, solemn artifact of ancient Egypt under Roman rule, commissioned after Caesar Augustus ousted the real Cleopatra, and...
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  • Chanel's Métiers d'Art 2019 Collection Really Goes for the Gold

    Chanel's Métiers d'Art 2019 Collection Really Goes for the Gold

    5 days ago - By Fashionista

    Karl Lagerfeld and the Chanel design team have never met a theme they didn't love: They've excavated ancient Greece, cruised through 1950's Cuba and, most famously , rocketed us all into outer space. So when it was announced that the brand would be bringing its Métiers d'Art...
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  • See What Everyone Wore to Chanel's Métiers d'Art 2019 Show in New York

    See What Everyone Wore to Chanel's Métiers d'Art 2019 Show in New York

    5 days ago - By Fashionista

    Where Karl Lagerfeld goes, his many, many Chanel muses follow. On Tuesday night in New York, that took them to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where the French house presented its Métiers d'Art 2019 collection inside the world-famous Temple of Dendur, part of The Met's Egyptian...
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  • ‘Only Karl can do this': Lagerfeld blends Egypt and Manhattan for Chanel

    5 days ago - By The Guardian

    Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur becomes catwalk for Metiers d'Art show When Coco Chanel visited New York in 1931, the Chicago Daily Tribune noted that she arrived with two assistants, three maids, 15 trunks and 35 additional pieces of luggage. Eighty-seven years later, the house she founded still travels in style. On Tuesday the Metropolitan Museum of Art rolled out the red carpet for Chanel and hosted its first fashion show in three decades, turning the Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing into a catwalk for Karl Lagerfeld's Metiers d'Art collection.
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