April 18th, 2018
The making of a CHANEL handbag requires a wide range of skills. The ateliers work on the development and creation of unique designs in leather. Traditional craftsmanship joins cutting-edge technology in the deft hands of the artisans. The skins are cut by digital machines using stamps or following a pre-set line before undergoing a series of carefully planned manufacturing stages. This process requires painstaking coordination and harmony, rooted in a combination of know-how and exceptional mastery of technique.
April 12th, 2018
For this series of podcasts, Amanda Harlech talked to influential women from the fashion world about the CHANEL style and handbags. An opportunity for the guests to reflect on their relationship with handbags, and share their impressions of Gabrielle Chanel's apartment, where these new episodes were recorded.
Listen on Apple Podcasts
April 11th, 2018
Instantly recognizable, the chain strap, diamond-shaped quilting and double C are signature features of the CHANEL handbags. Showcased designs are modeled by Kaia Gerber, the face of the campaign.
More details on chanel.com
March 9th, 2018
A selection of accessories presented by Karl Lagerfeld at the Fall‑Winter 2018/19 show.
March 7th, 2018
The Artistic Director of the House on what inspired him for the Fall‑Winter 2018/19 Ready‑to‑Wear collection.
March 7th, 2018
Looks from the Fall‑Winter 2018/19 Ready‑to‑Wear show, presented at the Grand Palais by Karl Lagerfeld.
March 3rd, 2018
House ambassador Vanessa Paradis chose a bespoke Haute Couture dress by Karl Lagerfeld to open and preside at the 43rd César Awards.
February 27th, 2018
Transparency, underlying theme of the Spring‑Summer 2018 collection, can be seen in a large scope of looks this season. Special effects created by the fabrics are harmoniously combined to the mineral textures of the silhouettes that together deliver a play of light and water.
The collection is available in boutiques and on chanel.com
January 13th, 2018
The exhibition Mademoiselle Privé opened at the PMQ, Hong Kong, with guests including Pharrell Williams, Hilary Tsui, Soo Joo Park, Caroline de Maigret and Angela Yuen.
December 9th, 2017
The Maisons d'art gather their unique know-how to create the Paris‑Hamburg 2017/18 Métiers d'art collection, designed by Karl Lagerfeld.