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Keira Knightley’s full ‘Mademoiselle’ fragrance ad

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

Blake Lively’s Chanel Mademoiselle Ads Revealed

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

Keira Knightley’s New Chanel Ad (Video)

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

Lagerfeld feels a volcanic autumn chill at Chanel

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 for Chanel Ad Campaign (preview)

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

Chanel J12 Chromatic

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

Chanel S/S 2011 Ad Campaign

First look at the Chanel Spring/Summer 2011 ad campaign featuring models Freja Beha Erichsen and Baptiste Giabiconi, shot by Karl Lagerfeld.

2011 Hurun Best of the Best Awards

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

Window World by Karl Lagerfeld

Magdalena Frackowiak, Baptiste Giabiconi & Barbora Dvorakova directed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel short movie – Window World.

Louis Vuitton, Chanel top China’s most-wanted list

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

Bid on Burberry, Oscar de la Renta and Chanel

In the market for a dazzling designer gown? Bid on a Giorgio Armani Privé 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

Chanel Sets ‘Culture’ Exhibition in Shanghai

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

Chanel to open its largest store in Paris in 2011

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’s Mobile Art Pavilion Settles in Paris

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 Chanel’s iconic 2.55 handbag in 2008. Chanel will thereby perpetuate this work designed by one of the greatest contemporary architects.

Window Display at Chanel

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.

Chanel iPad Case

Chanel has come out with a black quilted iPad case that’ll set you back a staggering $1,555. The most expensive iPad that Apple sells is $829, which makes the case more valuable than what’s inside. But Chanel’s iPad case is not even the most expensive one. Tod’s is offering an alligator iPad case that will … Continued

Chanel Unveils The Bleu De Chanel Ad

Shot earlier this year, we finally have a look at Martin Scorsese’s spot for Chanel’s fragrance for men, Bleu, starring French actor Gaspard Ulliel. The one minute advert was released yesterday, and it features all the grit and energy that the legendary director is famous for. The tagline is “Be unexpected.” It features a young … Continued

Chanel pays record fee for Bond Street store

Luxury brand Chanel has paid a record sum to secure Bond Street premises for a UK flagship store in a building opposite the new Louis Vuitton flagship store. Chanel will pay more than £4m in cash to cover the cost of leaving to the present occupier, Nicole Farhi, and as a result of competition for … Continued