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What's A Horse Doing At A Fashion Show?

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January 28, 2022 10:24 IST
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Please click on the images for a look at the styles on show at the Chanel Spring-Summer 2022 Haute Couture pre-collection.

IMAGE: Chanel ambassador Charlotte Casiraghi appeared on a horse at the show.
Embodying the harmony between a horse and its rider, Charlotte -- whose grandmother was Hollywood star Grace Kelly, later Princess Grace of Monaco -- wore a black tweed jacket from the collection.
All photographs: Violeta Santos Moura/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A model dressed in a round-collar coat dress in white and ivory, tied down the front with bows of matching cotton braid.

 

IMAGE: This V-neck coat dress was called the 'pure expression of colour and line'.

 

IMAGE: The Spring-Summer 2022 Haute Couture show took place at the Grand Palais Ephemere, in a setting designed by Xavier Veilhan.

 

IMAGE: Drawing upon the ancient bond between humans and horses, Charlotte -- who is 11th in line to the throne in Monaco -- brought the equestrian spirit of Chanel to life.

 

IMAGE: The collection had a good mix of party silhouettes and cocktail looks.

 

IMAGE: The coat dress reimaged and paired with a lovely see-through floral skirt.

 

IMAGE: Dressed in blue feathers, tulle and fringe, this model's short, belted dress is accented with fantasy sleeves.

 

IMAGE: Designer Virginie Viard acknowledges the praise at the end of the show.

 

 
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