There is no place like India, where women dress up everyday in colourful saris with accessories from head to toe.
Serving as the inspiration for Karl Lagerfeld, the Chanel Paris-Bombay Metier d’Art 2012 collection is definitely refreshing. This is a rare example of a luxury house employing French hands to emulate Indian embroidery rather than vice versa.
“We’ve had Paris-London, we’ve had Paris-Shanghai, so it felt like time to go off the circuit, to somewhere less expected”
– Karl Lagerfeld
Whether or not you like the fashion, Chanel definitely knows how to throw a party! The fashion house’s runway shows seem to get bigger and better with every season. The Métiers d’Art channeled the glamour of India, transporting guests from Paris to Bombay (or shall I say Mumbai). Let see the full show!