Chanel Cruise Comes To St Tropez

Karl Lagerfeld succeeded in gathering fashion’s elite for the presentation of his Chanel Croisière show, which this time traveled to Saint Tropez’s Cafe Sénéquier. Models arrived on “Riva” motor-cruisers and then walked the runway on bare feet, showing off the label’s latest bikinis alongside flared jeans or denim skirts. ‘Cruise’ or ‘resort’ collections are ranges … Continued

Remember Now by Karl Lagerfeld – Trailer

Karl Lagerfeld has released a teaser for the short film “Remember Now,” which has been filmed for the label’s Cruise Collection show in Saint Tropez, May 11. “Remember Now” was also shot in the glamorous town in the south of France, where fashion aficionados from around the world will come together for one of the … Continued

Vanessa Paradis: new face of Chanel Coco Cocoon

Chanel has released the new ad campaign for its Coco Cocoon handbag range, starring French actress Vanessa Paradis. Paradis, one of the brand’s ‘favorites,’ previously starred in Chanel’s commercials for the Coco fragrance in 1992 and Ligne Cambon handbags in 2004, and succeeds singer Lily Allen in the Coco Cocoon ads. Chanel choosing Paradis is … Continued

Chanel Eyewear Spring Summer 2010

Brilliantly radiant new Chanel eyewear campaign features Karl Lagerfeld favorites Baptiste Giabiconi and Freja Beha Eirchsen. Pictures are snapped in a very clean and interesting way with one model taking picture of other one.

World’s Most Powerful Luxury Brands

According to a study compiled by market research firm Millward Brown Optimor, the most valuable brand is Louis Vuitton with a brand value of $19.8 billion. Hermes, with a brand value of $8.45 billion, landed in the second spot, followed by Gucci ($7.58 billion), Chanel ($5.54 billion) and Hennessy ($5.36 billion). Brands that focused on … Continued

Chanel Bocce Ball Set

Chanel has contributed the South of France’s official sport, Pétanque by creating a a vintage-inspired Pétanque/Bocce ball set. The set, priced at about at about $2,800, includes eight stainless steel bocce balls engraved with the Chanel logos and a wooden “jack” or target ball. The case is finished in two-tone brown and natural woven wicker … Continued

Chanel Celebrating the 2010 Shanghai World Expo

To celebrate the Universal Exhibition in Shanghai, Chanel is launching the Chanel Shanghai accessories collection inspired by the delights of China. This limited-edition collection, which includes bracelets, necklaces, handbags and earrings, will debut at Chanel’s five mainland boutiques this May.

Vanessa Paradis – Rouge Coco Chanel

You have had a sneak peek at Vanessa Paradis’ new ad campaign for Rouge Coco Chanel lipstick, now take a look at the commercial. The television clip was directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, and it features Paradis applying lipstick in front of a mirror while she whistles the song “Daydream” by ’60s band “The Lovin’ Spoonful”. … Continued

Chanel denies Lagerfeld retirement rumors

French luxe brand Chanel says that there is currently no plan to replace head designer Karl Lagerfeld. “KL is Chanel’s creative director and has a long-term contract that is by no means reassessed,” a representative said. “His succession is not on the agenda.” Rumor, first surfacing last summer, has it that Lanvin’s creative director Alber … Continued

Lagerfeld takes Chanel to the North Pole

The sketch of a polar bear by Karl Lagerfeld on the invitation to his autumn-winter show for Chanel on Tuesday was already a big hint. As a howling wind came over the sound system, screens were hoisted up to reveal gigantic ice floes, from which his models emerged enveloped in shaggy furs to keep out … Continued

Vanessa Paradis replaces Lily Allen in fashion ads

French actress and star of the current Chanel Rouge Coco lipstick ads, Vanessa Paradis has been announced as the face for the brand’s new Coco Cocoon handbag campaign. Paradis previously starred in Chanel’s commercials for the Coco fragrance in 1992 and Ligne Cambon handbags in 2004. Former star of the Coco Cocoon ads, singer Lily … Continued

First look: Chanel’s transfer tattoos

French luxe brand Chanel has released pictures of its transfer tattoo range that will hit international department stores March 1. The tattoo’s tacky seafarer image is long a thing of the past, but getting a brand logo permanently inked onto your skin was so far reserved for rappers and other flamboyant figures in show business. … Continued

Chanel to sell goods online

Chanel is to begin selling products directly through its website later this year in a landmark decision likely to be followed by rival luxury brands. Chanel will sell only its fragrances online but is looking to extend this to eyewear and accessories. In the past, luxury fashion brands have shied away from selling goods via … Continued

Martin Scorsese to direct Chanel fragrance ad

French luxe brand Chanel announced February 16 that movie director Martin Scorsese has created a short film to promote an upcoming men’s fragrance. The ads will feature French actor Gaspard Ulliel and will air worldwide in September. Andrea D’Avack, president of Chanel Fragrance and Beauté, declined to reveal details about the scent, including its name.

Vanessa Paradis For Chanel’s Rouge Coco

France’s former favorite lolita and actress Vanessa Paradis embodies the Chanel Coco Rouge for Spring Summer 2010. With foundation replacing red lipstick as ‘recession must-have,’ according to last year’s report by the Financial Times, beauty brands have to come up with more original ways to market the makeup classic. Chanel is not just relying on … Continued

Chanel Spring/Summer 2010 Ad Campaign

Here is the first look of Chanel’s Spring / Summer 2010 ad campaign starring supermodel Claudia Schiffer as well as models Freja Beha Erichson and Karl Lagerfeld muse Baptiste Giabiconi.

Chanel wants to tattoo you

The tattoo’s tacky seafarer image is long a thing of the past, but getting a brand logo permanently inked onto your skin was so far reserved for rappers and other flamboyant figures in show business. Now, Chanel has found a way to win over the rest of us: transfer tattoos.

“Vol de Jour”: Short Film by Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld has jumped behind the camera again for Chanel’s pre spring / summer collection. We saw a preview in July this year when Lara Stone and Baptiste Giabiconi were spotted posing with a motorbike in front of the Paris Chanel boutique. In this short film called Vol de Jour, Lara and Baptiste run around … Continued

Chanel Skis & Snowboard

As part of their winter sports collection this year Chanel have released another set of skis and a snowboard. This years skis and snowboards have a wooden theme using plain laquered wooden top sheet with a central wooden core going back to the look of the original skis. The snowboard and the skis are available … Continued