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THE ALLURE OF CHANEL
BY PAUL MORAND

Based on a series of intimate conversations between Morand and Coco Chanel, written in the great storyteller's prose, this book artfully sketches the character of the elusive, mysterious and charming creature who inspired Malraux to say; "Chanel , De Gaulle and Picasso are the greatest figures of our times." Hailed on its publication in 1976 as "a great celebration of a book, a finely cut, sparkling gem", The Allure of Chanel attracted the attention of Karl Lagerfeld, who embellished it with seventy-three drawings, sketched for this special illustrated edition.*

*Summary from the inside front cover written by Pushkin Press
Illustration by Karl Lagerfeld p. 130
Deluxe Illustrated Edition published by Pushkin Press

FASHION MACHINE
A SHORT FILM BY KARL LAGERFELD

Karl Lagerfeld presents the Fashion Machine, a real machine that makes fashion, and reveals the silhouettes of the Spring‐Summer 2014 pre‐collection on models Jamie Bochert, Lindsey Wixson, Soo Joo, Nadja Bender and Ming Xi.

Soundtrack: Rémy Charrier-Argaillot "Changer"

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Interieurs Couture

"Intérieurs Couture" shares the homes of 19 fashion designers across the globe, including Gabrielle Chanel's private apartment at 31 rue Cambon, Paris.
"As everyone knows, Chanel slept at the Ritz Hotel, but this apartment was her true home".

Excerpt from the book "Intérieurs Couture" by Ivan Terestchenko
Albin Michel Edition, 2013

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CHANEL JEWELRY AT THE
ARTS DÉCORATIFS MUSEUM IN PARIS

Inspired by artworks belonging to Coco Chanel, and as a reminder that the designer's astrological sign was that of a Leo, the 2010-2011 Fall-Winter Haute Couture collection titled "Sous le signe du lion" also included radiant costume jewelry.
These exceptional pieces, as well as some from the 2012 Chanel Fine Jewelry collection titled "1932", are on display at the Arts Décoratifs Museum in Paris.

Exhibition "Dans la ligne de mire, scènes du bijou contemporain en France"
Musée des Arts Décoratifs
107 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

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48 HOURS IN DALLAS
WITH CAROLINE DE MAIGRET

Caroline de Maigret traveled to Texas to walk the runways of the 2013/14 Metiers d'Art fashion show titled "Paris-Dallas". Accompanied by Stella Tennant, she shares, through her travel journal, her discoveries of the Texan city and behind the scenes features of the show orchestrated by Karl Lagerfeld on December 10th.

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