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A Fashion Gesture of Pure Romance

By Rediff Get Ahead
May 18, 2021 12:55 IST
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Taking inspiration from Provence, the picturesque region in the south of France, Designer Virginie Viard, the creative force behind Chanel, unveiled the brand's cruise collection.

The white limestone expanses of the Carrieres de Lumieres, a former quarry in the village of Les Baux-de-Provence, served as a monumental backdrop for the show.

IMAGE: A black fitting dress with fishnet stockings, paired with white ankle-length boots and Chanel accessories.
Check out how the garter belt has been turned into a little purse.
Photographs: Getty Images

 

IMAGE: A tweed jacket with distressed black threads, paired with a choker, chains and a pendant embellished with pearl studs.

 

IMAGE: The codes of punk meet the refined simplicity of Chanel.

 

IMAGE: The accessories were chunky yet statement making.

 

IMAGE: Clashing prints unite in black and white!
A diamond latticework top printed with village scenes, worn over a floating silk skirt with camellia-shaped pockets.

 

IMAGE: A striped bathing suit style with a cascading pearl choker.
The look is completed by a printed silk blouse paired with grey high-waisted trousers, cinched by a jewelled belt for a play on masculine and feminine contrasts.

 

IMAGE: A gesture of pure romance, this white silhouette is elegant.
Don't miss those chunky cuffs with CHANEL written over them.

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