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DETAILS AND KNOW-HOW FROM
THE METIERS D'ART COLLECTION

The collection showcases CHANEL’s Métiers d’art, from Lesage tweed and the Maison Michel’s sailor caps to the Maison Desrues’ strings of pearls inspired by ships’ rigging. Feather-embellished striped sailor jerseys, camellia petals shaped like propellers, cufflinks adorned with anchors, clutch purses that nod to shipping containers, and all bring the skill of CHANEL’s embroiderers, weavers, jewelers and featherwork specialists to this season’s looks.

MAKING-OF THE PARIS-HAMBURG
MÉTIERS D'ART COLLECTION

The Maisons d'art gather their unique know-how to create the Paris-Hamburg 2017/18 Métiers d'art collection, designed by Karl Lagerfeld.

EXTRACT FROM THE
PARIS-HAMBURG SHOW

The Paris-Hamburg 2017/18 Métiers d’art collection, showcased in the port of Hamburg, at the Elbphilharmonie.

See the full show on chanel.com

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IN THE BACKSTAGE

Paris-Hamburg 2017/18 Métiers d’art show.

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THE GUESTS AT THE
PARIS-HAMBURG SHOW

The Paris-Hamburg 2017/18 Métiers d’art collection gathered the House ambassadors and the friends of the House in Hamburg. Kristen Stewart, Lily-Rose Depp, Tilda Swinton, Phoebe Tonkin and Marine Vacth were among the guests invited at the Elbphilharmonie.

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THE PARIS-HAMBURG SHOW
AT THE ELBPHILHARMONIE

At the entrance to the port of Hamburg, the glass facade of the Elbphilharmonie rises in waves, echoing the ripples on the Elbe River and setting the tone for the Paris-Hamburg 2017/18 Métiers d’art collection, presented yesterday evening in the concert hall. Karl Lagerfeld brings a feminine touch to the masculine wardrobe of the ship's crew, in a simple, sober line. Striped tops, pea coats, drop-front trousers, sailor caps and bags combine elements borrowed from the maritime world and the CHANEL codes.

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CRAFTSMANSHIP IN THE
PARIS-HAMBURG COLLECTION

The Paris-Hamburg Métiers d'art show at the Elbphilharmonie celebrated the exceptional craft of the embroiderers, milliners, feathermakers and bootmakers. Straight sheath dresses in midnight blue crepe with tulle, sailor caps adorned with tulle, handpainted feather sailor stripes tops and asymmetric dresses in shimmering crepe encapsulate this collection designed by Karl Lagerfeld.

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STAGING THE SHOW
AT THE ELBPHILHARMONIE

The Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg is home to three concert halls, including the Grand Hall with room for 2,100 people. The architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron took particular pains in designing the surfaces and their interplay of textures, especially for the inner spaces, which are clad in a "white skin" consisting of thousands of precision-cut gypsum fiber panels fitted to within a millimeter, giving the space unbeatable acoustics. Creating the space called not only for cutting-edge digital technology, but also the immense talent of the Japanese acoustic engineer Yasuhisa Toyota.

The very shape of the auditorium is innovative. The stage is in the center, overhung by a curved ceiling that, as the architects put it, "rises vertically like a tent". Its imposing shape dictated the form of the building’s outer shell. Here, virtuoso technology draws on an in-depth mastery of tradition. Here, where heritage and modernity come together, is where Karl Lagerfeld chose to present the Paris-Hamburg 2017/18 Métiers d’art show.

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