Lagerfeld Returns Coco To Venice (in spirit anyway)
Venice was one of Coco's most beloved cities, as Karl Lagerfeld reminded us in his usual didactive manner, "...Let’s not forget that Coco Chanel came back to Venice for 10 years," referring to her decade of annual visits for inspiration as well as holiday. And so the historic Italian city was chosen as the starting point for the Chanel Cruise 2010 collection as well as host and backdrop for the show.
I must add that according to WWD, Karl made his comments while wearing A ROYAL BLUE JACKET with his white shirt and skinny black pants! I have to see a photo of this to believe it.
Oh look! Here's one now:
According to Female First, Lady Amanda Harlech - Lagerfeld's longtime personal and professional muse 'got stung in the eye by a mosquito' and spent the evening blinking uncontrollably. So things like that do happen to other people - it's not just me?
Oh right, the point of this post! There were certain looks that were very Chanel 1920s and 30s, complete with waved bobs, silent film starlet make-up and some of the most gorgeous dresses I've ever seen - lots of lace, decorative prints, bold use of colour and that lushness Chanel is known for: