In her first Métiers d'Art collection for Chanel, Virginie Viard looked to Gabrielle Chanel's iconic apartment at 31 Rue Cambon, reinventing the brand's historical codes in a much-applauded show at the Grand Palais.
Chanel has pushed up the date of its next Métiers d’Art show, as Paris braces for a new series of transport strikes in December. Originally scheduled for Thursday, December 5, but now advanced to Wednesday, December 4.
Few luxury brands have been as quietly busy as Chanel, which has strategically bought stakes in three new businesses and, just this week, unveiled the structure of its new center for artisanal excellence, called 19M.
With every luxury brand executive racing to build a digital empire, it’s refreshing to sit down with Bruno Pavlovsky of Chanel; whose main focus for next year will be bricks and mortar, and live events.
They say never look back, and Karl Lagerfeld, despite returning to his family’s hometown in Hamburg for his latest Métiers d'Art Chanel show, certainly did not Wednesday night in this novel and nautical collection.