French President Nicolas Sarkozy presented the insignia of the Commander of the Legion of Honor to Karl Lagerfeld at the Palais de l'Elysée in Paris on June 3rd 2010.Karl Lagerfeld's collaborators combined their efforts to make an exceptional, one of a kind medal, created in the Chanel Fine Jewelry ateliers with the Paris Mint.The pink gold enameled medal is decorated with white quartz stones and set with diamonds, and was presented in a shagreen case created in Chanel's leathergoods ateliers.French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Madame Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and Karl Lagerfeld
Karl Lagerfeld photographed Vanessa Paradis for French Madame Figaro, May 7, 2010 issue. Vanessa Paradis was also the editor-in-chief of the magazine.
Rue Cambon, Paris
The decor of the Coco Cocoon handbag line, 31 rue Cambon, Paris
17th edition of the amfAR event, the most prestigious gala of the Cannes Film Festival, hosted in the Eden Roc Hotel’s gardens, at the Cap d’Antibes
Karl Lagerfeld had put up for auction an exclusive photo shoot that will take place in his Parisian studio. It sold 650 000€: the most important lot of the night.
Kirsten Dunst wore a turquoise dress from the Cruise 2010/11 collection and a Chanel Fine Jewelry "Swing" brooch and "Franges" bracelet.
Chanel hosted a dinner in honor of Karl Lagerfeld and Vanessa Paradis on Tuesday, May 18 in Cannes, together with Canal+ and Madame Figaro.
It was the occasion to celebrate the special issue of the Madame Figaro with Vanessa as the editor in chief. The magazine also featured Karl Lagerfeld’s photographs of the actress.
Vanessa Paradis who is also the ambassadress for Chanel Fashion, was accompanied by Johnny Depp as she met Karl Lagerfeld for the dinner with a hundred or so guests.
Surprise guest Patti Smith gave moving acoustic performances of her legendary music for Vanessa Paradis and the other guests, including Cannes Film Festival jury chairman Tim Burton, as well as jury members Kate Beckinsale and Emmanuel Carrère.
Other celebrities present included actors Pascal Greggory, Vincent Cassel, Gaspar Ulliel, directors Atom Egoyan, Olivier Dahan, and Olivier Assayas, and actresses Emmanuelle Béart, Emmanuelle Devos, Roxane Mesquida, and Dree Hemingway.
The scene changed around 1:30 AM when Vanessa Paradis, Johnny Depp, Karl Lagerfeld, and guests entered the VIP Room for an open-air viewing of Karl Lagerfeld’s short movie "Remember Now," which was filmed in Saint-Tropez for the Cruise collection show.
Dree Hemingway at the Chanel suite in Cannes
Denim Chanel sunglasses, vintage "aviator" design with denim sides and double C signature