CHANEL NEWS

THE FILM OF THE CHANEL SPRING-SUMMER 2023
PRE-COLLECTION CAMPAIGN

“New York is larger than life, but I want to live my life in a way that is larger than life.” — model Vivienne Rohner inspires and embodies the CHANEL Spring-Summer 2023 pre-collection campaign, in a subtle balance between audacity and reverence.


Film directed by Theo Wenner.

The collection is now available in boutiques. 

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THE CHANEL SPRING-SUMMER 2023
PRE-COLLECTION CAMPAIGN

Virginie Viard has chosen model Vivienne Rohner as the inspiration and embodiment of the CHANEL Spring-Summer 2023 pre-collection campaign.

“The campaign is a fantasised version of my daily life. It is sort of a movie version of it.” — Vivienne Rohner

Photographed by Theo Wenner.

The collection is now available in boutiques.

IN THE LIBRARY WITH
ALAIN MABANCKOU

On the occasion of the 2022/23 Métiers d’art CHANEL – DAKAR show that was held on December 6th 2022 at Dakar’s former Palais de Justice in Senegal, writer Alain Mabanckou opens up about how fictional characters have inspired him, from his teenage years until today.

IN THE LIBRARY WITH
KEN BUGUL

On the occasion of the 2022/23 Métiers d’art CHANEL – DAKAR show that was held on December 6th 2022 at Dakar’s former Palais de Justice in Senegal, writer Ken Bugul opens up about her relationship to reading. She evokes how literature contributed to the construction of her identity, especially through the first book she read, “La mare au diable” by George Sand. The writer also reflects on how she identifies with Dostoïevski’s and Tolstoï’s characters to the point that she considers books as part of her family. 

LES RENDEZ-VOUS LITTÉRAIRES RUE CAMBON
INVITE MARIE NDIAYE

The eighth edition of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon was held at Dakar’s former Palais de Justice in Senegal, on the occasion of the 2022/23 Métiers d’art CHANEL – DAKAR show. The House of CHANEL and ambassador and spokesperson for the House Charlotte Casiraghi invited writer and 2009 Prix Goncourt winner Marie NDiaye, along with actress Rokhaya Niang.

Animated by literary historian Fanny Arama, this encounter dedicated to Marie NDiaye evokes the way literature has offered her access to other worlds, enabled her develop a richer inner life. Together, they also discuss the strong desire Marie NDiaye had to write since her early childhood and the power of vocation. 

ANGÈLE, VANESSA PARADIS AND XAVIER VEILHAN AT THE
CHANEL SPRING-SUMMER 2023 HAUTE COUTURE SHOW

Ambassadors and friends of the House Angèle, Vanessa Paradis and Xavier Veilhan, gathered at the Grand Palais Éphémère in Paris for the CHANEL Spring-Summer 2023 Haute Couture collection imagined by Virginie Viard and inspired by the bestiary of drawings and sculptures inside Gabrielle Chanel’s apartment. The minimalist decor was brought to life by Xavier Veilhan’s mobile sculptures made of wood, cardboard and paper.

Directed by Caroline de Maigret. 

TILDA SWINTON AT THE CHANEL SPRING-SUMMER 2023
HAUTE COUTURE SHOW

House ambassador Tilda Swinton at the Grand Palais Éphémère in Paris for the CHANEL Spring-Summer 2023 Haute Couture collection imagined by Virginie Viard and inspired by the bestiary of drawings and sculptures inside Gabrielle Chanel’s apartment. The minimalist decor was brought to life by Xavier Veilhan’s mobile sculptures made of wood, cardboard and paper.

Directed by Caroline de Maigret.

MARION COTILLARD AND CAROLE BOUQUET AT THE
CHANEL SPRING-SUMMER 2023 HAUTE COUTURE SHOW

House ambassadors Marion Cotillard and Carole Bouquet, gathered at the Grand Palais Éphémère in Paris for the CHANEL Spring-Summer 2023 Haute Couture collection imagined by Virginie Viard and inspired by the bestiary of drawings and sculptures inside Gabrielle Chanel’s apartment. The minimalist decor was brought to life by Xavier Veilhan’s mobile sculptures made of wood, cardboard and paper.

Directed by Caroline de Maigret.

HOUSE AMBASSADORS AND FRIENDS OF THE HOUSE AT THE
CHANEL SPRING-SUMMER 2023 HAUTE COUTURE SHOW

In a playful short appearance, House ambassadors and friends of the House are gathered at the Grand Palais Éphémère in Paris. They are answering the question: what is your favourite animal?

Directed by Caroline de Maigret. 

BEHIND THE BESTIARY
CHANEL SPRING-SUMMER 2023 HAUTE COUTURE SHOW

From his Parisian studio to the Grand Palais Éphémère, artist Xavier Veilhan muses on the dreamlike animal sculptures that inhabit the CHANEL Spring-Summer 2023 Haute Couture show decor. The bestiary marries his artistic universe with the symbols of Gabrielle Chanel’s apartment at 31, rue Cambon, in Paris.