• November 18th, 2013
    Par Saskia de Brauw

    SINGAPORE MEMORIES
    BY SASKIA DE BRAUW AND THEO CAPTEIN

    During her stay in Singapore for the Cruise 2013/14 show, the model Saskia de Brauw kept a journal in which she wrote down her experiences and observations of Singapore and the show.

  • November 12th, 2013
    Par Kenneth Goh

    BLACK MAGIC
    BY KENNETH GOH

    A little more Chanel stardust has descended on Singapore - just 6 months after Karl Lagerfeld showed Chanel's Cruise collection 2013 at Loewen Cluster earlier this year.

    This time round, the magical star dust came in the form of Chanel's classic jacket - black, beautiful and breath-taking. The Little Black Jacket, a photographic book on Chanel's classic revisited by the power duo of Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld, was turned into a photographic exhibition at the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, opening on the 8th November 2013.

    The museum is one of the most architecturally unique buildings in Singapore. Designed by Moshe Safdie, the architecture is said to be in the form of a lotus flower, with each of its ten "petals" holding various gallery spaces within the Museum. It is also the world's first ArtScience museum. A cavernous space, with over 21 galleries totalling 50 000 square feet, the ArtScience museum sits on the waterfront of the prestigious Marina Bay Sands, right in the heart of the city.

    Following on from major cities like Tokyo, New York, London, Paris, Milan, Beijing and Shanghai, Singapore's exhibition (which runs through till the 1st January 2014) presents a whole new feel to the images, underscoring Chanel's values of creativity and modernity. Pictures have been blown up in sizes unseen before and manipulated in ways that blend colour, texture and a clever play of shadow and light in powerful combinations.

    Housed deep beneath the ArtScience Museum, at the very root and heart of Singapore's new iconic monument, 3 enormous exhibition halls were turned into one cavernous space to house all 129 celebrities that Karl Lagerfeld shot for the latest edition of The Little Black Jacket (published July 2013). 22 new celebrities were shot for the second edition of the book, to add to the 107 celebrities he initially photographed for the first edition, published in September, 2012.

    Karl Lagerfeld's photographs illustrate the versatility and timelessness of the iconic Chanel jacket. With celebrities as diverse as the laughing Sarah Jessica Parker, with her jacket turned into a flamboyant "crown", to the wimple created for Supermodel Freja Beja Erichsen, Karl Lagerfeld's creative direction made every picture arresting and idiosyncratic, with each celebrity adapting the garment to reflect their own inimitable style.

    One of the most interesting exhibits includes a short movie of Yoko Ono, moving to the beat of her own drum and creating a rhythm that only someone as free-spirited and eccentric can do.

    The exhibition in Singapore has the addition of 22 new celebrities captured on silk screen, on a wall of it's own. Not all were dressed in black, with arch angel Keira Knightley, ravishing as a couture angel, looking celestial in her white jacket and couture gown, as if descending upon the crowd from the heavens. China's Supermodel Sun Fei Fei went all Oriental as a dowager in an extravagant head dress festooned with Chanel camellias, a dragon embroidered qi pao and some dangerous metallic nails in a homage to the Middle Kingdom. Super blogger, Han Huo Huo, did his own rendition, dark and mysterious with just a smudge of kohl around the eyes for melancholy. A separate room has 4 enormous fire engraved glass portraits, one in each colour of the element. Keira Knightly in heavenly white. Sun Fei Fei in brilliant gold (Yellow being the colour of kings in ancient China), Chinese actress Zhou Xun in majestic red (the traditional Chinese colour to symbolise luck and prosperity) and Han Huo Huo in mysterious blue.

    Fabulous was the night, and fantastic was the exhibition. Add in Future Fashion Fun, and you have The Little Black Jacket all wrapped up in this Lion City.

    Kenneth Goh, Creative Director, Harper's Bazaar Singapore

     

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  • November 9th, 2013

    SINGAPORE, NOVEMBER 8TH
    THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET OPENING

    Interviews by Terence Lee, Editor, NUYOU

    Soundtrack: Depth Affect "Honey Folky"

  • November 9th, 2013

    SEEN IN SINGAPORE
    NOVEMBER 8TH

    Karolina Kurkova, Ju Xiao Wen, Soo Joo & Alma Jodorowsky at the opening of the photographic exhibition The Little Black Jacket in Singapore.

    Photo by Romina Shama

  • November 9th, 2013

    THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET IN SINGAPORE
    FROM NOVEMBER 9TH 2013 TO JANUARY 1ST 2014

    ArtScience Museum
    Marina Bay Sands
    Singapore
    10am - 7pm
    Free admission

    More information on thelittleblackjacket.chanel.com

    Photo by Olivier Saillant

  • November 8th, 2013

    ALICE DELLAL'S DIARY
    THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET IN SÃO PAULO

    Soundtrack: M.I.A. "Bad Girls"

  • November 8th, 2013

    CRUISE 2013/14 CAMPAIGN

    Photo from the Cruise campaign by Karl Lagerfeld with models Ashleigh Good, Nadja Bender and Dalianah Arekion.

    Furniture: Sue et Mare @ ADAGP, Paris 2013

  • November 5th, 2013

    KARL LAGERFELD
    THE OCA, SÃO PAULO

  • November 4th, 2013

    THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET IN SINGAPORE

    After the Cruise show presented in Singapore in May, The Little Black Jacket exhibition will open it's doors at the Artscience Museum at Marina Bay Sands starting November 9th.

    Artscience Museum
    Marina Bay Sands
    Singapore
    From Saturday November 9th to Wednesday January 1st
    Opening hours: 10am - 7pm daily
    Free admission
    More on thelittleblackjacket.chanel.com

    Soundtrack: Ingrid Materne "It's Gone"

  • October 31st, 2013

    THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET IN SÃO PAULO
    FROM OCTOBER 31ST TO DECEMBER 1ST

    Parque do Ibirapuera - OCA - Museu da Cidade
    Avenida Pedro Álvares Cabral
    Access: gate 3
    São Paulo
    Opening hours: 10am - 7pm daily
    Free admission

    More information on thelittleblackjacket.chanel.com

     

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