SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL

The catwalk at the Chanel couture show Tuesday was set inside a giant terrarium, with a center piece of life-sized tropical flora made out of white and grey paper. The paper buds opened into exotic blooms of pink, red and yellow as ladylike silhouettes strutted past. Karl Lagerfeld‘s 73-piece collection boasted bare midriffs, tweed suits, crystal flowers and tulle gardening hats. “The new cleavage is the stomach,” Lagerfeld told Reuters of his spring-summer 2015 designs.3_(448) SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  3 448 2_(569) SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  2 569

The color scheme was a mix of dusty, sugary pastels with pops of electric blue, yellow and orange. “Especially after this dark, horrid beginning of the year, there was something like this needed, I think,” Chanel’s creative director told Reuters, referring to the murderous Jan. 7 attack on Charlie Hebdo, a satire magazine in Paris.4_(330) SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  4 330

For the Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture show, a decor inspired by a botanical glasshouse welcomed the collection. Articulated flowers bloomed as the model passed by. chanel-spring-summer-2015-haute-couture-decor SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  chanel spring summer 2015 haute couture decor Screenshot at Jan 28 14-30-46 SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  Screenshot at Jan 28 14 30 46

“Chanel is above all a style. Fashion passes, style remains.” Gabrielle Chanel1464676_10153098960802369_1509840779900469084_n SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  SPRING-SUMMER 2015 HAUTE COUTURE: CHANEL  1464676 10153098960802369 1509840779900469084 n

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