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CHANEL Cruise Show

Anticipation runs high as drivers drops us in front of the gates of the Château de Versailles.

It’s here in this legendary setting that fashion house Chanel showed its 2013 Cruise collection...rebellious, free-spirited and frivolous.
A cruise collection is a summer collection for women who’ve never known winter. So how does one feel after such a show?
Fake denim, pastel shades and a luminous white dominate the collection’s 71 Royal-meets-rock looks.
An iconoclast at heart, Lagerfeld revisits the baroque Marie-Antoinette style by way of box-cutter.
Platforms are the new Chanel shoe. But before they were called Creepers.
Known as an image guru, Karl Lagerfeld is also a connoisseur of the Château de Versailles.
A captivated Karl Lagerfeld. Could a character trait be the root of such admiration?
9 pm and the evening closes with the music of punk rock group Alice Delall. Here’s looking at you Karl...
 

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