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August 8, 2013

Chanel Fall-Winter 2013/14 Ad Campaign

The new Chanel ad campaign for the Fall-Winter 2013/14 ad campaign, shot by Karl Lagerfeld, features Ashleigh Good, Chiharu Okunugi & Soo Joo Park. The trio of women follow lady-like pursuits such as sipping tee, embroidering and listening to music — in what seems to be outer space, considering the lack of gravity. I’m liking the images and I’m glad that Karl has added some diversity to his choice of models.

Chanel Fall Winter 2013 2014 ad campaign

Chanel Fall Winter 2013 2014 ad campaign

Chanel Fall Winter 2013 2014 ad campaign

Chanel Fall Winter 2013 2014 ad campaign

Chanel Fall Winter 2013 2014 ad campaign

Chanel Fall Winter 2013 2014 ad campaign

Chanel Fall Winter 2013 2014 ad campaign

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May 15, 2013

Chanel Links: February – Mid-May 2013 Part 1

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Chanel Links!

Rita Ora graces the cover of Elle UK’s May 2013 Women In Music Issue and wears Chanel couture.
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rita ora elle uk chanel

Chanel unveiled a newly revamped Bal Harbour boutique in Miami designed by Peter Marion. Architectural Digest

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It seems like Rihanna is loving the Chanel Spring 2013 pearl accessories as much as me – except she can actually afford to buy them all! Rihanna’s Instagram and Daily Mail.

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I don’t like to promote knock-offs but I’m making an exception here because I’m almost tempted to buy them! You see, I am deeply in love with all of the magnificent pearl accessories from the Chanel Spring 2013 collection but I cannot spend my life savings on Chanel. So what is a girl to do? This website has created some pearl accessories inspired by the Chanel Spring 2013 costume jewelry collection. Do what you will with that info. Pret a Portobello

Want to DIY your own pair of Chanel-inspired espadrilles? Learn how on Cocorosa.

diy chanel espadrilles tutorial

Ever seen a Chanel coin? Well, you’ll need one for the Chanel vending machine. Vogue UK

chanel mascara vending machine

And a shout out to La Chanelphile reader Samantha Thompson who sent over a photo of the vending machine. Merci!

chanel mascara vending machine

Like seeing celebrities in Chanel? Check out the red carpet arrivals from the 2013 Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner. Monsters and Critics

Alexa Chung Chanel

Alexa Chung arriving at the 2013 Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner.Picture copyright by Marco Sagliocco / PRPhotos.com.

Chanel West Coast is releasing a track called “Karl Lagerfeld” – here’s a shot from her video shoot – looks like she’s channeling the 90s. MTV

chanel west coast karl lagerfeld

Glamour magazine interviews Karl Lagefeld and Alice Dellal about working together on the second Chanel Boy Bag campaign.

Dying for a Chanel Boy Brick bag (the Lego-inspired one) but don’t have 10K to pay for it? Make your own Lego-inspired bag. Learn how on Studs and Buttonholes

diy chanel lego bag

Learn how to make your own DIY Chanel-inspired pearl bracelets. Popsugar


Baselworld 2013 has come and gone but these beautiful Chanel Premiere Flying Tourbillon were on display – with a limited run of only five pieces each. Blouin Art Info

chanel premiere flying tourbillons

chanel premiere flying tourbillons

Chanel Beaute’s research and development department has exclusively partnered with Plant Advanced Technologies to formulate new plant-based “pure active ingredients.” Cosmetics Design Europe

Coco Chanel has inspired many things – and now you can add a one-of-a-kind $250,000 piano. Haute Living
coco chanel piano

coco chanel piano

Chanel’s iconic location 31 Rue Cambon is set for expansion beginning in 2014. Chanel has purchased 19 Rue Cambon – also on the corner of the Rue Saint-Honoré another prestigious Parisian street. The project is scheduled from completion in 2016. WWD

Anne Hathaway wore Chanel Haute Couture from the Fall 2009 collection to the Les Miserable premiere at the 2013 Berlinale International Film Festival. Global Grind & Style

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Chloe Moretz celebrated her Sweet 16 in Chanel – with a matching manicure of course. MTV Style

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It doesn’t seem like Chanel will sell fashion apparel or accessories online anytime soon. Bruno Pavlovsky stated “Fashion is about clothing, and clothing you need to see, to feel, to understand.” Bloomberg

Learn how to make a DIY Chanel-inspired pearl bracelet. Popsugar

I love this photo of the Chanel Metiérs d’Art Paris-Edimbourg collection – it captures the mood perfectly. Vanity Fair

chanel scotland

Ugh. I have so many more links on my list to get to so this is becoming a multi-part post. Back later this week with more links for you!

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April 3, 2013

Chanel Spring-Summer 2013 Eyewear Ad Campaign with Laetitia Casta

Chanel Spring Summer 2013 Eyewear Ad Campaign with Laetitia Casta

Yesterday I posted the behind-the-scenes video of the making of the Chanel Spring-Summer 2013 Eyewear Ad Campaign with Laetitia Casta shot by Karl Lagerfeld. Here are all the images from the campaign. Shot in black and white, Laetitia Casta’s statuesque beauty is the perfect canvas to highlight the new Chanel Spring-Summer 2013 eyewear collection – as well as get a good look at some of the accessories. The giant clear-brimmed hat, the camellia necklaces and bracelets – just gorgeous! Check out the rest of the images below…

Chanel Spring Summer 2013 Eyewear Ad Campaign with Laetitia Casta

Chanel Spring Summer 2013 Eyewear Ad Campaign with Laetitia Casta

Chanel Spring Summer 2013 Eyewear Ad Campaign with Laetitia Casta

Chanel Spring Summer 2013 Eyewear Ad Campaign with Laetitia Casta

Chanel Spring Summer 2013 Eyewear Ad Campaign with Laetitia Casta

Chanel Spring Summer 2013 Eyewear Ad Campaign with Laetitia Casta

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Filed under: Chanel Ad Campaigns,Chanel Eyewear — Tags: , — La Chanelphile @ 2:18 pm

April 2, 2013

Video: CHANEL Eyewear Spring-Summer 2013 with Laetitia Casta

Chanel just released the behind the scenes video of the Chanel Eyewear Spring-Summer 2013 photo shoot featuring Laetitia Casta and shot by Karl Lagerfeld. I can’t wait to see the actual campaign and see the collection in more detail!

Update 4.18.13:
Soundtrack:
“Take Care” by Ruppert Pupkin
Composer: Emmanuelle Destrumau and Arnaud Jolle

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March 12, 2013

Alice Dellal is the Face of Chanel Boy Bags Again

alice dellal chanel boy bag spring 2013

Alice Dellal made her Chanel debut in the first Chanel Boy Bag ad campaign last spring and now Chanel has unveiled the second Chanel Boy Bag campaign starring Alice Dellal as the face of Boy Bag again.  The campaign features black and white images of Alice Dellal on horseback  – these photos are reminiscent of an image I’ve seen of Coco Chanel on horseback (with Boy Capel) and were probably inspired by that image (see below).  The campaign was photographed at La ferme de la Chapelle, Fontaine-Chaalis.

For more information on Chanel’s Boy Bag collection visit boy.chanel.com.

alice dellal chanel boy bag spring 2013

alice dellal chanel boy bag spring 2013

alice dellal chanel boy bag spring 2013

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February 28, 2013

Tilda Swinton for Chanel Paris-Edinburgh Campaign

Tilda Swinton Chanel Paris Edinburgh

Karl Lagerfeld has chosen Tilda Swinton to be his heroine in the advertising campaign for the 2012-13 Métiers d’Art Paris-Edimbourg collection. Her unique personality, charisma and allure have charmed the House of CHANEL: “Tilda perfectly embodies the Paris-Edimbourg collection. She is of course Scottish, but more than that she is a modern woman, a timeless icon of elegance,” declared Karl Lagerfeld.”

The campaign will be public come May 2013.

Photo by Olivier Saillant courtesy of Chanel.

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February 11, 2013

Chanel Introduces Les Beiges Featuring Gisele Bündchen

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Back in January I mentioned that the internet was abuzz with rumors that Gisele Bündchen was the face of the new Chanel Les Beiges.  Today, Chanel confirmed the news…

CHANEL has chosen Gisele Bündchen to be the face of the new LES BEIGES makeup line. Modern, independent and positive, she is also a nature lover who has a healthy lifestyle and enjoys the great outdoors. She is at one with herself and perfectly represents the values of this line: natural beauty, simplicity, freedom and a healthy glow.

LES BEIGES Healthy Glow Sheer Powder will launch in the United States in August 2013.

Since the line has an emphasis on natural beauty I think Gisele Bündchen is an excellent choice for the campaign.  Watch the video below…

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Filed under: Chanel,Chanel Ad Campaigns,Chanel Cosmetics — Tags: , — La Chanelphile @ 12:04 pm

January 8, 2013

Chanel Spring 2013 Campaign

Chanel Spring 2013 Ad Campaign

Images of Chanel’s new spring 2013 ad campaign have surfaced online and I have them here for you to check out. Shot by Karl Lagerfeld and featuring models Stella Tennant, Ondria Hardin, Yumi Lambert the campaign has a bit of a Japanese minimalist influence suggested by the tatami mats on the floor and the furnishings, especially the low table. The campaign stirred a bit of controversy when it was first shot because of the employment of Ondria Hardin whose age is in question at the time the campaign was photographed (she was 15 or 16). To everyone’s surprise, the campaign also features another sixteen-year old, Yumi Lambert.

The campaign is nice and I think it’s a success because I can’t wait for this collection to come out!!

What do you think of the controversy surrounding the models’ age? It’s based on an industry guideline but her parents are ok with her working. What’s your opinion on this? Share your thoughts in the forum!!

Chanel Spring 2013 Ad Campaign

Chanel Spring 2013 Ad Campaign

Chanel Spring 2013 Ad Campaign

Chanel Spring 2013 Ad Campaign

Chanel Spring 2013 Ad Campaign

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November 13, 2012

Chanel Links: October-November 2012

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Chanel Links!

The end of October was a bit busy for me because my daughter was celebrating Halloween for the first time with trick or treating and events at school and I took some time to spend with my family. But, Chanel news doesn’t stop coming. Here are some of my favorite Chanel-related items…

chanel pumpkin

Bookmark this for next Halloween – learn how to carve a Chanel pumpkin. LDN Fashion

bette midler ghost of coco chanel

For Halloween, Bette Midler dressed up as the ghost of Coco Chanel.

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You can wear this tongue-in-cheek representation of the Chanel logo. Ssur

The Chromatics, who performed at the Chanel Spring-Summer 2013 Ready-to-Wear show, filmed their video for Looking for Love at the Chanel show and you get some great views of backstage and the show. Refinery29

Gaspard Ulliel, the face of Bleu de Chanel has been cast as the designer Yves Saint Laurent in a biopic that has started filming.

yves saint laurent gaspard ulliel

Karl Lagerfeld sketched a “no smoking” sign but it’s not your typical sign. However, he was not making a statement about unhealthy habits, instead he was noting all the YSL references on many runways and he was stating that you would find a “smoking” – the french term for tuxedo – on his runway. Lagerfeld stated: “We don’t have to do smoking. Hedi Slimane really does it well.” WWD

karl lagerfeld no smoking

Membership in the Chanel club has its benefits. Keira Knightley, the face of Coco Mademoiselle, was dressed in over £1.25 million worth of Chanel jewels for her role as Anna Karenina. InStyle UK

keira knightley anna karenina chanel jewels

A few weeks ago Karl Lagerfeld shot the Chanel Spring-Summer 2013 campaign in New York City with models Stella Tennant and Ondria Hardin. Lagerfeld stated: “Stella has such a style… Stella is, for me, the perfect Chanel woman.” WWD

ondria harden and stella tennat

Peter Philips gives tips on how to perfect your foundation. News.com.au

peter philips chanel makeup

Last week Rihanna performed at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show and she wore vintage Chanel sunglasses during her performance and wore a Chanel sweat suit and vintage sunglasses around NY.

rihanna vintage chanel

A few weeks ago Keira Knightley wore Chanel cosmetics to the NYC premiere of Anna Karenina.

Keira Knightley Anna Karenina NYC Premiere

Last night Kristen Stewart wore Chanel cosmetics to the LA premiere of Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2.

Kristen Stewart Breaking Dawn LA Premiere

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November 9, 2012

Chanel Cruise 2012-13 Ad Campaign With Cara & Saskia

chanel cruise 2012 2013 ad campaign cara delevingne

Images of the Chanel Cruise 2012/13 ad campaign have surfaced and they bring to life the 18th century style re-imagined by Karl Lagerfeld as we saw earlier this year from his presentation in the gardens of Versailles. The campaign was shot by Karl Lagerfeld and features Saskia de Brauw and Cara Delevingne and the gilded backdrop, apparel and accessories bring to mind the decadence of Marie Antoinette.

chanel cruise 2012 2013 ad campaign cara delevingne

chanel cruise 2012 2013 ad campaign saskia de brauw

chanel cruise 2012 2013 ad campaign saskia de brauw

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