The „Paris Cosmopolite“ 2016/17 Métiers d’art collection takes the newly-renovated Ritz Paris hotel for its decor, a setting cherished by both the House of Chanel and its founder Gabrielle Chanel. For this occasion Karl Lagerfeld affirms his attachment to Paris by choosing the Ritz Paris which he considers to be „the cosmopolitan spot par excellence“.The designer wrangled some of his muses and famous friends to walk the show — including Pharrell Williams, Alice Dellal and Lily-Rose Depp — who negotiated tables that had just been cleared of a three-course lunch. Subsequent shows, each with about 300 guests seated at round tables dotting the main-floor bar, restaurant, library and winter garden, came with afternoon tea or dinner service.
Nothing is conventional and ordinary in Gucci Pre-Fall 2017 collection; everything is peppered by a surprising details a Alessandro Michele’s magic touch.Flying carpets, fire-breathing dragons, enigmatic panthers are only some of the elements in Gucci’s Pre-Fall fairy tail. Michele’s collection bring us in different worlds, ages and cultures.Opulent evening dresses, tracksuit-inspired leggings and sweatshirts and shirtdresses in a patchwork of 60ies style patterns till knitted cape with embroidered bunnie.There is more that 80 looks which are finishing with embroidered boots and sparkling flats. Bags come in oversized totes as well as leather miniatures tied around the waist. Simply fantastic!
Setting its latest ad campaign in the stately Chatsworth House, Gucci brings its particular brand of cool back to its origins in the English countryside. Home to that same eccentricity that is at much quintessentially British as it has become quintessentially Gucci under Alessandro Michele’s direction, the country manor serves as a delightfully strange but appropriate setting for the brand’s Cruise 2017 collection.Shot by Glen Luchford, the campaign stars the great British actress Vanessa Redgrave alongside a gang of 8 models.