Ambassadors and friends of the House, including Keira Knightley, Naomi Campbell, and Hio Miyazawa, came together at the V&A South Kensington in London to celebrate the legacy of Gabrielle Chanel on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition 'Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto'. Following their visit, they shared their thoughts on this retrospective, which is the first of its kind to be presented in the United Kingdom.Having initially premiered in Paris in 2020, the exhibition, created in collaboration with the Palais Galliera, the Fashion Museum of the City of Paris, and with the support of CHANEL, is now open at the V&A South Kensington. It will remain on display there until February 25th, 2024.
The Chic DIY Chanel-Style Jacket from Upholstery Fabric
Let's imagine crafting a stunning Chanel-style jacket not from the conventional materials, but from an unexpected source: upholstery fabric.
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How did tweed suits become such an iconic item for Chanel? Let’s go back to 1924. In the spring 1924, Coco Chanel had a new boyfriend, a society playboy Hugh Grosvenor, the second Duke of Westminster, and one of the richest men in England. They met at a Christmas party in Monte Carlo in 1923 and they started seeing each other.
Facts and Fiction about the wonderful Chanel tweeds.. read all about it in the wonderful blog of Elena Tran here: Baudekin Studio Blog.
Paraded along the riverbanks of the Seine in Paris, the CHANEL Fall-Winter 2023/24 Haute Couture collection imagined by Virginie Viard is the portrait of a sensitive yet bold Parisienne. What she wears, what she reads and thinks, and her very attitude to life is reflected in the assembly of tweeds, silk chiffons, organza and inlaid lace, as the composition of floral and graphic motifs testify to the effervescence of a rich and feminine creative universe.
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