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Farewell Karl! The beat goes on...

By Rediff Get Ahead
March 08, 2019 11:56 IST
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Chanel's Fall 2019 show marked the end of an era.

Fashion's blue-eyed boy late Karl Lagerfeld might not have had a public memorial.

But Chanel made sure that the beloved designer got a fitting farewell.

His last show set in a snowy Alpine wonderland was an ode to the man.

The show notes had an illustration by the late designer. It featured him and late Coco Chanel.

The illustration had the words 'The beat goes on...' written by Lagerfeld.

The show began with a minute of silence, followed by an audio of the designer speaking about his work.

He spoke of the time someone told him that his sets were like walking into a painting.

As his audio ended, the light fell on the ornate set with cabins set in a snowy mountain.

And while people might have imagined this show to have taken place in Switzerland, it was set in Paris. Scroll down to take a look!

A model dressed in red and white steps out of Chalet Gardenia. Photographs: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

The set in all its grandeur. The Fall/Winter 2019-2020 women's ready-to-wear collection was presented at the Grand Palais, Paris.

Karl walked the ramp at all his Chanel shows, except the haute couture show that took place early this year in Paris.

This time however, Cara Delevingne opened the show and lead the models down the ramp.

The models couldn't hold back their tears and cried as the walked the ramp. Cara, however, didn't let her cheer fade.

Chanel's newest face Penelope Cruz walked the ramp in an all-white look.

The white silhouettes made way for leather pants, jumpsuits and sequinned separates.

A model showcases an evening wear creation.

Heavy capes worn with jumpsuits and leather pants added a glamorous touch to the collection.

Model Claudia Schiffer attended the show. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Kristen Stewart was also present. She paid tribute to the late designer by dressing in his creation. Photograph: Stephane Mahe

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