Chanel’s Spring 2012 ad campaign has been released and it features Joan Smalls and Saskia de Brauw photographed by Karl Lagerfeld. The duo posed in black and white for the new season. The campaign was shot at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France.
The annual Chanel Metier D’Arts premiere took place in Paris’s Grand Palais Tuesday December 6 with an India-themed luxury show.
Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld will be global guest editor for Metro International newspapers this February. He will spend one day working in the paper’s Paris newsroom for the Feb. 7 issue, with coverage to run in 22 countries across Europe, America and Asia. Entitled “The World According to Karl,” the edition will feature illustrations … Continued
Natasha Poly was photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for the Resort 2012 advertising campaign images of Fendi in front of yellow backdrop.
To help mark the 350th anniversary of the Château Rauzan-Ségla vineyard, Karl Lagerfeld has designed the label for the 2009 vintage. The 2009 vintage wine will feature a special colorful label highlighting the castle found in the Margaux appellation of Bordeaux, France.
German multitasker Karl Lagerfeld will release two new ranges in January designed to relaunch his namesake brand. Set to launch during haute couture week in Paris, a 100-piece collection simply named Karl will become available on designer shopping site Net-à-Porter.com. But as opposed to much of the e-store’s usual offerings, the range will retail at … Continued
If someone can pull it off, it’s him: German designer Karl Lagerfeld introduces an ironically self-referencing perfume next week. Launching in European Sephora stores on October 11, Karleidoscope — which comes in a kaleidoscope-shaped bottle — features notes of violet, angelica, freesia, heliotrope, patchouli, tonka bean, and benzoin. “I love to play with words, as … Continued
Following collaborations with H&M and French mail-order company La Redoute, Karl Lagerfeld has been working on a collection with US department store Macy’s. Scheduled for an August 31 launch at more than 200 Macy’s stores and online, the 45-piece collection will be priced from $50 to $170. In addition to the sketches just released by … Continued
Karl Lagerfeld, has designed a limited edition pen line called Prestige & Chic in collaboration with French house S.T. Dupont. The pens have been designed as an asymmetrical triangular shape with bevelled corners, meaning that they do not roll and ensure comfort for the user. Choose between two variations: “Prestige” in red lacquer or “Chic” … Continued
Anja Rubik reappears for the third consecutive season as the face of Fendi with the label’s fall 2011 campaign. Captured by Karl Lagerfeld, Anja goes brunette as she plays a muse for male model Brad Kroenig.
Veteran model Claudia Schiffer stars in the Chanel Fall 2011 Eyewear Campaign photographed by Karl Lagerfeld. The new collection’s sunglasses and eyeglasses feature the chain handle of the brand’s iconic handbags woven with a strip of lambskin to form the temples.
Karl Lagerfeld has collaborated with Orrefors, the Swedish glass makers to create a collection of crystal including bowls, vases; wine, water and liqueur glasses and, naturally, champagne flutes. The Orrefors brand is known for gracing the tables at the Swedish Royal Palace. The glasses are hand-blown and Lagerfeld’s line will come in black, milky white … Continued
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
Japan’s biggest clothes retailer continues to take the lead in relief efforts following the country’s earthquake and tsunami disaster, partnering with a star-studded cast of designers for a new t-shirt collection. Uniqlo, whose CEO Tadashi Yanai already donated $12 million of his own money and a lot more in clothes, will release a range of … Continued
Celebrities including Vanessa Paradis, Blake Lively, and Rachel Bilson looked on as Karl Lagerfeld showed his annual Croisière collection at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes on the French Riviera on May 9.
For anyone whose invitation to Chanel’s resort show in the South of France on May 9 got lost in the mail, its creative head Karl Lagerfeld will release a new short film, showcasing the cruise collection in a dramatic surrounding. A teaser released May 5 depicts “friends of the House” including French actress Anna Mouglalis, … Continued
Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with Coca Cola Light for a second time to put his signature flair on a trio of limited-edition bottles. Dressed in black and white with fuchsia touches, the bottles also feature Lagerfeld’s trademark, pony-tailed, white-collared silhouette. Motifs of silver polka dots, black diamonds and bold fuchsia swirls drape the bottles … Continued
Karl Lagerfeld is directing Magnum ice cream’s latest advertising campaign, which features American actress Rachel Bilson. The three-piece film series will be revealed on April 21st during the Tribeca Film Festivalfor the debut of an original film series. Simultaneous to the exclusive premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, the lead film will be released to … Continued
Karl Lagerfeld has designed a pop-up hair salon and concept store for Schwarzkopf in his home town of Düsseldorf, reports WWD today. The German city – also home of the Schwarzkopf hair care brand – will play host to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in April. The Lagerfeld’s Schwarzkopf Lightbox by Karl Lagerfeld, which will … 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