It takes a lot of time and dedication for a luxury brand to establish an ‘it’ bag along the lines of a Mulberry Alexa or a Hermès Kelly bag, but when Chanel launches a whole new handbag range, you can be almost certain, they will be instant classics. The new collection will draw inspiration from … Continued
Louis Vuitton is the world’s most valuable luxury brand for the sixth consecutive year according to Millward Brown Optimor’s 2011 BrandZ study. The brand, owned by Paris-based LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has a value of $24.3 billion, an increase of 23 percent from 2010. That’s almost as much as the combined values of Hermes, … Continued
Just a couple of weeks ago Nike presented its new French Away Team Kit, paying homage to the iconic white/navy striped pattern Colette is celebrating the Away Kit by bringing on collaborators from all sorts of areas, presenting their product also with the “mariniere” striped pattern. For The Away Project, Chanel, Colorware, Comme des Garçons, … Continued
Following the release of the highly successful short film Animating Chanel earlier this year, the brand’s beauty director Peter Philips has launched new interactive site, Chanel Makeup Confidential. Linking back to the luxury house’s main shopping page, the new destination features exclusive video content, backstage beauty looks and tutorials on how to recreate them, interviews … Continued
Following on the heels of Blake Lively’s handbag campaign for Chanel, Keira Knightley is starring in a video for the commercial of the brand’s Mademoiselle fragrance. The commercial was directed by Joe Wright and shows the actress channeling an elegant superhero, wearing a beige catsuit and riding a motorcycle to her shoot at Chanel’s Paris … Continued
We brought you Blake Lively’s debut Chanel ad earlier in the week and now we’ve got our fingers on the full campaign for the Mademoiselle handbag line. Karl Lagerfeld personally chose Lively for the campaign, calling her “an American dream girl,” and shot the photographs himself at Chanel’s Parisian headquarters. The New York Times reports … Continued
Following on the heels of Blake Lively’s handbag campaign for Chanel, Keira Knightley is starring in a teaser video for the commercial of the brand’s Mademoiselle fragrance. The 40-second clip was directed by Joe Wright, with whom Knightley already worked while shooting Pride & Prejudice, and shows the actress channeling an elegant superhero, wearing a … Continued
Karl Lagerfeld sent a volcanic chill of autumn swirling through the Grand Palais on Tuesday as he presented a tomboyish Chanel fall-winter collection. In a deliberate contrast from the Parisian garden theme that framed the spring-summer show, Lagerfeld sent darker, looser looks down a wooden boardwalk the length of a venue carpeted with volcanic dust … Continued
Blake Lively was hired to be the spokesmodel for Chanel Handbags print campaign and now the first image has appeared online. The ad, shot by Karl Lagerfeld, has the Gossip Girl against a set of mirrors staring at the viewer from her reflection and carrying the new Mademoiselle bag. In contrast to singer Lily Allen’s … Continued
The Chanel J12 Chromatic is made of a new proprietary ceramic titanium material that is of course highly scratch resistant with a hardness close to that of sapphire. The J12 Chromatic features a spectrum of models — 38mm and 41mm case sizes each with an automatic mechanical movement, and a more petite 33mm case size … Continued
First look at the Chanel Spring/Summer 2011 ad campaign featuring models Freja Beha Erichsen and Baptiste Giabiconi, shot by Karl Lagerfeld.
Luxury-brand awareness is growing among China’s super rich, who recognize 20% more of the lavish brands than they did last year, according to the Hurun Report. The 2011 Best of The Best Survey, which interviewed 401 Chinese mainland millionaires, each with assets of more than 10 million yuan ($1.5 million), said the super rich in … Continued
Magdalena Frackowiak, Baptiste Giabiconi & Barbora Dvorakova directed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel short movie – Window World.
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China’s ever increasing economic clout has again been reflected in a survey on consumer tastes in luxury goods which has shown the nation not only knows what goods it wants, it most certainly now has the means by which to buy them. A report released this week by Bain & Company has claimed China is … Continued
In the market for a dazzling designer gown? Bid on a Giorgio Armani PrivÃ© evening dress or a festive Dolce & Gabbana cocktail number on charitybuzz.com. Women’s Wear Daily, the esteemed retail, beauty and fashion trade publication, is celebrating its 100th year in circulation with an online charity sale offering designer apparel, handbags and luxury … Continued
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) in Shanghai will hold an exhibition during winter 2011 on Chanel, the iconic haute couture label. Titled Culture Chanel, it will trace the many inspirations behind the designs of the French house. It’s the latest move by a luxury label to expand its presence in the cosmopolitan Chinese city. … Continued
Luxury house Chanel, with its flagship store in Paris on Rue Cambon, will move its existing store on Avenue Montaigne to a larger space on the same boulevard. Chanel gets back the surface previously occupied by Jean-Louis Scherrer. The new space covers a surface of 1.000 sqm and will be open late 2011.
Chanel is to donate the exhibition pavilion designed by Iraqi-born British architect, Zaha Hadid, to the Arab World Institute. The pavilion showcased artworks by contemporary artists inspired by Chanelâ€™s iconic 2.55 handbag in 2008. Chanel will thereby perpetuate this work designed by one of the greatest contemporary architects.
The new window displays at Chanel on Rue Cambon in Paris. The window display design follows the polar theme of their Fall Winter 2010.11 ready to wear show.