December 21st, 2016
Cuba’s lush vegetation offers an endless palette of greens. Imitating nature, these hues cover some of the city’s facades. The brilliant green of the foliage makes its appearance in the embroideries, sequins and tweed of the collection.
December 20th, 2016
Red is present in the motifs and tweeds of the Cruise collection, in shades of carmine, scarlet, vermilion, ruby, crimson and amaranth. These colors of vegetable or mineral origin, reflected in the facades and the hibiscus flower known as Mar Pacífico, are intertwined with the history of Cuba.
December 19th, 2016
The silk, denim, tweed and knitwear pieces in the Cruise collection feature hues of turquoise, azure, navy, cyan, indigo and cobalt. In Havana, shutters, doors and walls are painted in tones ranging from sky blue to ultramarine. Luminous, vibrant, powdery or clear, blue is everywhere in Cuba.
December 18th, 2016
The color of sunshine and tropical light, of gold and fields of wheat, yellow radiates across the island of Cuba. Shades of saffron, bright neon, golden yellow and ocher illuminate the sequins, beads and floral embroidery of the Cruise collection.
December 15th, 2016
The Cruise 2016/17 collection borrows from the male wardrobe of the 1950s, enhancing the masculine‑feminine spirit. These black‑tipped leather lace-ups inspired by traditional men’s shoes join the Chanel line of two‑tone shoes.
December 14th, 2016
Long black and white dresses, accessories, and bags from the Cruise collection were made entirely from crochet and macramé, two handicrafts that are proud Cuban traditions.
© Pari Dukovic
December 13th, 2016
The young British actress is wearing a silhouette from the Cruise 2016/17 collection.
© Camilla Armbrust - Marie Claire UK