For Chanel, the location has special significance: It served as the backdrop for the 1960 film “Testament of Orpheus,” directed by Jean Cocteau, who was a friend of founder Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. In a punk statement uniting CHANEL past and present, a fluid top in ivory crepe georgette is adorned with baroque jewels, inspired by a costume by Gabrielle Chanel for a play by Jean Cocteau
Kicking up clouds of white dust, models emerged against the chalky backdrop in a succession of graphic outfits that played up the contrast between black and white, or night and day. Embodying a graphic simplicity, a cropped jacket in black crepe is framed by bright white lapels, worn over wide palazzo trousers strung with black and white pearls
FOR THE PURIST
Crisp black jackets and coats set off with stark white collars, and a white tweed jacket dotted with dozens of jeweled pins were showstoppers. Seen here is a CHANEL skirt suit in black tweed which is transformed with white cuffs and a geometric placket, revealing a ruffled poplin tank adorned with beaded blooms
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End To The Myths Of Kamasutra
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Ways To Be Active When Cooped Up At Home
After the second wave of Coronavirus hit our country, we’ve found ourselves exactly where we were in the past year, home quarantined and stressed. But amongst everything, we need to make sure we’re taking good care of ourselves as we’re staying indoors and understand the necessity of it
SWEAT IT OUT!
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Dancing to your eye tunes
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MUSINGS AND MORE
For Suhel Seth, everything is black or white; there is nothing in between
PUNK MEETS PROVENCE
Virginie Viard sought inspiration in Provence, that beautiful region in the south of France lapped by the marshy Camargue and crowned by the hills of Les Baux-de-Provence
FURTHER INTO THE FUTURE
Kim Jones collaborated with Travis Scott for the Dior Men’s Summer 2022 collection titled ‘Cactus Jack Dior’ that was unveiled in Paris
The Last Summer
We have kept our eagle eyes trained on those new summer trends and have distilled all the key fits that you should have in your wardrobe. From Bermudas to neons, there is plenty to choose from
WIZARD OF WORDS
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Health Check In Times Of Covid
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A club might connote glitz and glamour, but for Virginie Viard – artistic director of Chanel where effortlessness has always been a cornerstone – it’s also a space that allows one to be informal and truly free. Presented at the French nightlife institution Chez Castel, the brand’s Fall/Winter 2021 collection is an ode to “cool Parisian chic” spanning the ’70s to now. Here, an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at its make and low-key magic.
For the first time in over 30 years, a new creative force has taken the reins at Chanel. Artistic director Virginie Viard is finding modern cut-through by focusing her vision close to home
The Next Chapter
IN THE ICONIC GRAND PALAIS, VIRGINIE VIARD DEBUTED HER FIRST COLLECTION FOR CHANEL SINCE PICKING UP THE BATON FROM HER LONG-TIME MENTOR KARL LAGERFELD. ELLE’S GRACE O’NEILL WAS FRONT AND CENTRE FOR A MOMENT OF FASHION HISTORY.