Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Chanel's The Little Black Jacket by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld! Xx

The Little Black Jacket Cover
 to be published by Steidl Göttingen in Autumn 2012

Coco Chanel originally gave us the Little Black Dress -  and that became an icon.
 Karl Lagerfeld has now created the most fabulous Exhibition 
and soon to be published book 'The Little Black Jacket'!
It is a series of black and white portraits 
of Stars wearing the legendary Chanel black Jacket designed back in the 1950s. 
This is a story about creativity, true individuality and originality.
 Therefore, in essence an essay in True Style

It took six days of to shoot -  in New York, Cannes and Studio 7L in Paris.
 A photographer and stylist's dream - 
taking portraits of the most talented people in their fields 
of Art, fashion, Film, music and literature etc' 
and asking for them to portray their Personality 
- their Raison D'Etre through the medium of the 
beautiful 'd'objet' that is the CHANEL little black jacket. 
And wow what variations we see - what different plumages!!
 The Images are absolutely fascinating.
The show opened on March 24th during the 
incredible 4 day Chanel Soiree that 
 recently occurred in Tokyo, 
which also included:
 The Spring-Summer 2012 Haute Couture show replica 
at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

A Pop Up boutique in Tokyo on March 22
with and After Party at the Park Hyatt Hotel at the
New York Grill that was made Famous in
Sofia Coppola's Film
Lost in Translation when Bill Murray meets Scarlett Johansson
at the Long Bar - take a look:

 And Azaelia Banks Performed at a Warehouse Party at 
The First To-Un Building
by the Minato Ku Riverside

btw you just HAVE to look at
Azealia on her video 212 ft LAZY JAY
- is just the BEST in every way! Xx

'The Little Black Jacket', Exhibition from  to April 15th 2012
11AM – 7PM from Monday to Friday
11AM – 8PM Saturday and Sunday
Free entrance
G-Bldg, Minami Aoyama
Minami Aoyama 5-4-48
Minato Ku, Tokyo

The Exhibition is due to come to London in Autumn 2012 
alongside the publication of the book by Steidl Göttingen

Absolutely cant wait.

Hurrah for Karl, Carine and the rest of the team 
including the mighty Sam McKnight on Hair
and Creative Director Peter Phillips on Make up

Here are pictures from the Show Opening

Karl by his Creations Photo Anne Combaz
iPhone Portrait
Karl, Sarah Jessica Parker and Carine Roitfeld
Clemence Poesy and Astrid Berges Frisbey
Kiko Mizuhara
Photos: Delphine Archard 
Carine Roitfeld by her Portrait as Coco Chanel
The Legendary and Completely Beautiful Carine Roitfeld
check her book Irreverent published by Rizzoli

Karl Lagerfeld and Alice Delall with her Boy Bag at the Launch
Alice Delall

Check my Post about the Fabulous Chanel Boy Campaign

Here are some of more of the Photographs
Our Favourite Anna Wintour
Georgia May Jagger
Joan Smalls

Vanessa Paradis
Haider Ackermann
Akuol de Mabior

Sarah Jessica Parker

Theophilus London

Sofia Coppola

Clemence Poesy
Elisa Sednaoui
Emiline Valade

Kanye West
Marine Vacth
Poppy Delevingne
Riccardo Tisci
Ringo Sheena
Milla Jovovich
Waris Anluwalia
Alexa Chung
Alexander Wang
Astrid Berges Frisbey
Baptiste Giabiconi
Cecile Cassel
Gaspard Ulliel
Jane Birkin
Julia Reston Roitfeld
Natalia Vodianova
Lauren Hutton
Uma Thurman
Virginie Ledoyen
Vladimir Roitfeld
Yoko Ono
Zhang Ziyi
Check here for the Digital Exhibition

All Photos Courtesy Chanel
for promotional purposes and not meant to infringe copyright

Until next time J Xx

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