Karl Lagerfeld has usually been acknowledged to blow audiences away with his visionary runway productions. For his latest feat, the famous designer recreated the Eiffel Tower for Chanel‘s Tumble 2017 Haute Couture runway display at the Grand Palais. In reality, the town of Paris expressed its deep appreciation for Lagerfeld’s get the job done at the presentation’s summary by presenting him with the city’s highest honor: the Médaille Grand Vermeil de la Ville. Bestowed upon him by Paris’ mayor, Anne Hidalgo, her speech was heartfelt:
“To say that I was impressed is much too weak a word. Your imagination is boundless, and your capacity to transportation us into a unique universe. You are a universal individual,” she added, “but you are also a person who can make Paris much more wonderful and much more artistic. You are a Parisian.”
The selection by itself was a romantic interpretation of the style house’s roots. From modern day translations of Chanel’s traditional suiting paired with leather parts, to exaggerated silhouettes of “poofed” out shoulders, the latest couture selection is a wonderful love letter to Coco Chanel. You can watch the full choice of runway appears to be in the gallery earlier mentioned.