For the premiere of her movie "Never let me go" in London on October 13th, Keira Knightley wore a dress from the Fall-Winter 2010/11 Haute Couture collection.
Chanel is to donate the exhibition pavilion designed by Iraqi-born British architect, Zaha Hadid, winner of the 2004 Pritzker Prize, to the Arab World Institute. The pavilion showcased artworks by contemporary artists inspired by Chanel’s iconic bag in 2008.Chanel will thereby perpetuate this work designed by one of the greatest contemporary architects.Hadid’s unique pavilion was widely appreciated during Mobile Art’s world tour and came to the attention of the Arab World Institute who contacted Chanel to express their interest in it.Early 2011, the pavilion will be installed in front of the Arab World Institute, in the unique architectural environment of this prestigious cultural institution, which is open to all in the heart of Paris.From then onwards, the Arab World Institute will use the pavilion to pursue a contemporary art exhibition policy in relation with the Arab countries.
Celebrities at the Spring-Summer 2011 Ready-to-Wear show
Grand Palais, Paris, October 5th
Photos: Delphine Achard
Spring-Summer 2011 Ready-to-Wear, interview of Karl Lagerfeld