Lagerfeld is not a linear thinker, he did installing 13 giant white, modernist wind turbines across a vast stretch in the Grand Palais. “We ordered 20,” he said in a preview. “We don’t know what we need until we’re there.” The turbines stood on a floor of watery-toned solar panels, the soothing blue and white of it all perhaps flagging a take on minimalism? Not quite. Within Lagerfeld’s recently redesigned studio on Rue Cambon (parquet floors doused in hammered white gold) the working title was “Neo Coco.”
There is no one like Lagerfeld, who has for 30 years, the core of the brand Chanel so firmly under control. The next closest is Marc Jacobs, 15 years at Louis Vuitton.
What can I say about the summer collection 2013? I could find lots of Chanel jackets, dresses, skirts, pearls, shoes, bags which I would have badly. Hello? At Chanel, you can always find something, haha – because that will be never possible for me, so I’ve designed my own Chanel// Converse shoes in London at Selfridges. R&R tribut to Chanel, Romantique wears: pearls to a breton cardigan by Gaultier, white top and a jeans mini skirt.
And now let’s hear, what the celebs say about the Chanel show SS 2013: