“Chanel fans rejoice. . . . As glamorous and chic as youÕd expect.”ÑThe Observer (on the first edition)
A comprehensive and captivating overview of all of Karl LagerfeldÕs Chanel collections, showcasing his creations through original catwalk photography
This fully revised edition of the first overview of Karl LagerfeldÕs (1933Ð2019) Chanel creations maintains every exceptional detail of the first edition. Images of key looks and short informative texts bring to life each seasonÑnow with 22 new collections, including LagerfeldÕs final show for the house and the work of his successor, Virginie Viard. Beautifully produced, this book will stand as the ultimate reference on LagerfeldÕs iconic Chanel looks and serve as a lasting tribute to one of the most talented and influential fashion designers in history.
Opening with an introductory essay about Lagerfeld and his vision for Chanel, the book explores the collections chronologically, revealing the designerÕs inspired reinvention of classic Chanel style elements from season to season. Each collection is illustrated with a curated selection of catwalk images (filled with photos of top fashion models, including Cara Delevingne, Linda Evangelista, Kate Moss, and Claudia Schiffer), showcasing hundreds of spectacular clothes, from luxurious haute couture to trendsetting ready-to-wear, accessories, beauty looks, and set designs.