Saturday, 9 June 2012

The Little Black Jacket: CHANEL's classic revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld! Xx



The Little Black Jacket: CHANEL's classic 
revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld


On June 6th springing into 
downtown Manhattan at 18 Wooster Street, 
and in the presence of Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld, 
CHANEL officially opened the exhibition 
The Little Black Jacket: CHANEL's classic 
revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld*, 

a celebration of the modernity and timelessness of CHANEL’s jacket. 
Check my Post:
http://www.sparklestyle.co.uk/2012/03/little-black-jacket.html
Carine ROITFELD wore a de-constructed 
CHANEL black tweed jacket with a CHANEL skirt.









The exhibition, installed in a contemporary space, 
showcases 113 photographs that depict celebrities 
and other personalities in the iconic piece of clothing. 
Styled by Carine Roitfeld with Karl Lagerfeld behind the lens, 
the images have been selected from the forthcoming book 



The Little Black Jacket: 
CHANEL's classic revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld. 
The exhibition will be open to the public 
from June 8th and will run until June 15th.








The following celebrities, 
all of whom appear in the book, 
attended a cocktail reception hosted by 
CHANEL to celebrate the opening of 
the Little Black Jacket exhibition:


Rinko KIKUCHI, MAIWENN, Elisa SEDNAOUI, Poppy DELEVINGNE, Leigh LEZARK,
Julia RESTOIN ROITFELD, Vladimir RESTOIN ROITFELD, China CHOW, Teophilus LONDON, Waris AHLUWALIA, Alexandra & Theodora RICHARDS, Olivier THEYSKENS, Alexander WANG, the models Linda EVANGELISTA, Karolina KURKOVA, Freja BEHA,
Frankie RAYDER, Joan SMALLS, Lily DONALDSON, Anja RUBIK, and Sojourner MORRELL.


Other celebrities in attendance were:


Zoe KRAVITZ, Lily COLLINS, Jen BRILL, Vanessa TRAINA, Caroline SIEBER,
Chiara CLEMENTE, Jessica PARE, the models Arizona MUSE, Edita VILKEVICIUTE,
Dree HEMINGWAY, Crystal RENN,  Lindsay WIXSON, Arizona MUSE, Jamie BOCHERT,
and Constance JABLONSKI, Fabien BARON, Michael AVEDON, Giovanna BATTAGLIA,
Fabiola BERACASA, Harry BRANT, Peter BRANT JR, Amanda BROOKS,  Olympia SCARRY,Cindy SHERMAN, Penn BADGLEY, André Leon TALLEY, Elizabeth VON THURN UND TAXIS, Theo WENNER, Pharrell WILLIAMS.




We LOVE Pharrell's BBC jeans, jacket and customised Chanel boots
Check BBC's blog where Pharrell is chatting to Jen Brill
at the exhibition



Pharrell Williams
 
Stefano Tonchi
Editor of W Magazine
  
Olivier Theyskens 

 David Penn-Badgley
Hamish Bowles
US Vogue's Editor at Large


 Crystal Renn



The following celebrities wore CHANEL:





Rinko KIKUCHI (above) wore a long blue dress, 
look 62 from the Paris Bombay collection
check my Post:
http://www.sparklestyle.co.uk/2011/12/chanel-paris-bombay-metier-darts-show.html
with a CHANEL belt. 
She was carrying a CHANEL clutch and wore CHANEL shoes. 
She also wore a "San Marco" ring in 18-karat white gold, 
diamonds, amethysts, peridots,
 acqua marines and pearl by CHANEL Fine Jewellery.







MAIWENN (above)wore a CHANEL black short tweed dress. 
She was carrying a CHANEL clutch and wore CHANEL cuffs.





Elisa SEDNAOUI (above) wore CHANEL black jacket and pants with CHANEL shoes. 
She was also carrying a CHANEL clutch and wore a "Camélia Sculpté" ring 
in 18-karat white gold and onyx, and a "Première" triple row watch 
in steel, diamonds and black ceramic by CHANEL Fine Jewellery.





Poppy DELEVINGNE (above) wore a long printed dress, 
look 64 from the Paris Bombay collection.
 She was also carrying a CHANEL clutch and wore CHANEL shoes.





Leigh LEZARK (above) wore a black leather jacket 
from the Rtw SS 2012 collection with salmon coloured shorts, 
look 22 from the Rtw SS 2012 collection
Check my Post: 
http://www.sparklestyle.co.uk/2011/12/chanel-ss12-florence-welch-vogue.html
 and a CHANEL bracelet.



Jen BRILL wore a black tweed skirt and jacket, 
look 3 from the Rtw SS 2012 collection, with "Bulle de Ciel" ring, 
"Camélia Brodé" earrings studs and "Ruban" Couture 
ring all in 18k white gold, diamonds and blue sapphires
 by CHANEL Fine Jewellery.


Vanessa TRAINA (above with Alexander Wang)
wore a pink jacket, look 19 
from the Rtw SS 2012 collection and a salmon skirt, 
look 18 from the Rtw SS 2012 collection.


Julia RESTOIN ROITFELD (above) wore a CHANEL black classic jacket. 
She was carrying a CHANEL bag and wore CHANEL black shoes.


China CHOW (above) wore a white short dress, 
look 12 from the Rtw SS 2012 collection. 
She was also carrying a CHANEL clutch and wore CHANEL black shoes.

Alexandra RICHARDS wore a CHANEL black short dress.


Theodora RICHARDS wore CHANEL black shoes.










Zoe KRAVITZ (above with Lisa Bonet) wore a black leather top, 
look 3 from the Rtw SS 2012 collection, 
with an ivory tweed skirt from the Rtw SS 2012 collection.
 She was carrying a yellow CHANEL bag and wore CHANEL shoes.

Lily COLLINS (above) wore cream top and skirt, 
look 19 from the Paris Bombay collection 
with CHANEL shoes and clutch. 
She also wore a "Camélia ajouré" bracelet and a "Fil de Camélia" ring, 
both in 18-karat yellow gold by CHANEL Fine Jewellery.





Caroline SIEBER (above) wore a white transparent dress, 
look 76 from the Rtw SS 2012 collection.


Chiara CLEMENTE wore a black and white dress, 
look 35 from the Cruise Antibes collection. 
She was also carrying a CHANEL bag and wore CHANEL shoes.
 She also wore a "Cristaux Glace" ring in 18k white gold, 
diamonds and rutile quartz," Frange"  
earrings in 18k white gold and diamonds, 
"Ultra" white bracelet in 18k white gold and white ceramic,
" Ultra" black bracelet in 18k white gold and 
black ceramic by CHANEL Fine Jewellery.





Dree HEMINGWAY (above) wore a white short dress, 
look 11 from the Rtw SS 2012 collection with CHANEL bracelets.
 She was also carrying a CHANEL clutch.






Jessica PARE (above) wore a CHANEL yellow tweed jacket, 
look 1 from the Cruise Antibes collection 
with CHANEL necklace and cuff. 
She was also carrying a CHANEL bag.




Linda EVANGELISTA wore a white top and skirt, look 20 from the Paris Bombay collection paired with a black jacket, look 35 from the Paris Bombay collection. She was also wearing CHANEL boots and was carrying a CHANEL clutch.





Karolina KURKOVA (above) wore a leather white jacket and skirt, 
look 10 from the Cruise Antibes collection. 
She was carrying a CHANEL clutch and wore CHANEL shoes.




Freja BEHA (above) wore a CHANEL black leather jacket 
and she was carrying a CHANEL Boy bag.



Frankie RAYDER (above) wore a CHANEL short black embroidered dress.


Joan SMALLS (above) wore a long lace dress from 
the SS 2012 Act 1 collection and was also carrying a CHANEL clutch.



Lily DONALDSON (above) wore a CHANEL white jacket
 and was carrying a CHANEL bag.


Sojourner MORRELL wore a gold jacket paired with a gold skirt,
 look 45 from the Paris Bombay collection. 
She was also carrying a CHANEL bag.


Jamie BOCHERT looked amazing in a CHANEL 
white silk top with a CHANEL black tweed skirt.

Lindsay WIXSON (above) wore a CHANEL black short dress.
 She was also carrying a CHANEL clutch and wore CHANEL shoes.


Constance JABLONSKI (above) wore a short black dress, 
look 25 from the Rtw SS 2012 collection. 
She was carrying a CHANEL clutch and wore CHANEL shoes. 
She also wore a "Mini Camélia" ring in 18-karat white gold, 
diamonds and onyx by CHANEL Fine Jewellery.


Edita VILKEVICIUTE (above)wore a black jacket from the SS 2012 
Act 1 collection and was carrying a CHANEL clutch.


Anja RUBIK and Arizona MUSE wore CHANEL.


The opening was followed by a private and intimate 
dinner at French brasserie Balthazar and 

there was a crowd-pleasing performance by Theophilus London(above), 
after which Poppy Delevingne took 
to the decks as DJ for the rest of the evening.

(All pictures courtesy Chanel, Zimbio and Billy Farrell Agency
for promotional purposes only and not intended to breach copyright)


Until next time J Xx





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