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BETWEEN TWO SEASONS
THE CRUISE COLLECTION

The new 2016/17 collection will be presented on May 3rd in Havana by Karl Lagerfeld. Just like Gabrielle Chanel in her day, he has been creating these collections since 1983, and taking them abroad since 2006.

"It’s a cosmopolitan take on local fashion", he said at the last Cruise show in Seoul. The spirit of these collections is to conjure up images of distant horizons. They are inspired by a theme or identity that is often associated with a new destination. There is nothing folky or nostalgic about it; the idea is to capture the ambiance of a place, to draw inspiration from its landscapes, to be influenced by its people, its light, its culture, its colors...

Every silhouette is a representation of a new reality mixing old and new worlds, modernity, and a personal interpretation. From this melting pot of influences, from these redefined touches, a new collection is born, between two seasons.

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KARL LAGERFELD IS EXHIBITING IN CUBA

As part of the month of French culture in Cuba, Karl Lagerfeld is presenting more than 200 of his photographs in Havana before unveiling his new Cruise collection.

The exhibition entitled "Obra en Proceso / Work in Progress" explores the diversity of photographic motifs, approaches and techniques that define Karl Lagerfeld’s subtle and highly personal interpretation of fashion, architecture and landscape. "Today, photography is part of my life. It completes the circle between my artistic and professional restlessness," says the creator.

April 28 to May 12, 2016, admission free
Factoría Habana
Calle O'Reilly, 308
Havana, Cuba

http://factoriahabana.com

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KARL

Karl Lagerfeld, Creative Director of the House since 1983.

"I try to make it not a thing of the past but a reflection of the moment. Chanel is about modern attitude but style, created by Coco, and attitude have to be updated to stay in touch with times and fashion. I keep the classic by adapting it to the mood of the moment, and I always think of Goethe’s famous words that I like so much: "make a better future with enlarged elements of the past".

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CHANEL X PEDDER ON SCOTTS
OPENING

For the first time in Singapore, Chanel has just installed a pop-up store within Pedder on Scotts' space. Special displays were created as a backdrop to the Spring-Summer 2016 Ready-to-Wear collection and travel-inspired accessories.

The Chanel-themed airport terminal, in keeping with the direction of the runway show, displays feature such as a conveyor belt, laden with the new luggage and leather goods collection, and booths manned by mannequins decked out as stewards and stewardesses.

March 24th to April 3rd, 2016

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