Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld are listed on TIME Magazine’s list of All-TIME 100 Fashion Icons.
Chanel Illustration by Sem
Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel will be inducted into the 2012 FiFi Hall of Fame on May 21. The FiFi Awards are sponsored by the Fragrance Foundation and Jill Belasco, chair of The Fragrance Foundation stated:
Chanel fragrances have reached near mythical status thanks to the vision of Coco Chanel, her enduring commitment to in-house master perfumery and an uncompromising commitment to luxury and quality. To this day, men and women everywhere delight in wearing fragrances marked by the entwined double C’s of Chanel.
Charlotte Casiraghi wore Chanel spring-summer 2012 haute couture to the 2012 Monaco Rose Ball in Monte Carlo – I’m not crazy about her modifications I think it looked better on the runway… Red Carpet Fashion Awards
Chanel opened a fragrance bar dubbed Espace Parfum at Bloomingdale’s on 59th Street in NYC – the Espace Parfum will specialize in creating a new experience for discovering Chanel fragrances including Les Exclusifs and other limited distribution scents. WWD
Drew Barrymore is engaged to art consultant Will Kopelman, the son of Arie Kopelman, a former head of Chanel USA, so naturally, the bride will be wearing Chanel. Brides
Listen to the DFA Mix by Tim Sweeney (2008) for Chanel Mobile Art Launch – NYC
A new luxury building is being built on Newbury Street in Boston and the first two floors will house a Chanel boutiuque. Boston.com
Karl Lagerfeld’s latest project is to redesign the outside areas of the Métropole Monte-Carlo including a fresco-style depiction of Ulysses’ journey etched on fifteen panels of glass (two pictured above). WWD.
Kristen Stewart wore a Chanel manicure to the 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards.