Monday, 25 March 2013

Bal de la Rose du Rocher, Salle aux étoiles du Sporting de Monaco! Xx

On Saturday 23 March, honoring a personal request 
from HRH the Princess of Hanover, 
as President of the Princess Grace Foundation, 
Karl Lagerfeld dreamed up the Bal de la Rose 2013 
for the 150th anniversary of La Société des Bains de Mer.

He juxtaposed two contrasting moods for the event, 
opening with a lavish décor inspired by a Belle Epoque ball, 
and building up to a strong pop vibe by the night’s end.
Karl Lagerfeld also designed costumes for the night's performance, 
courtesy of the House of CHANEL, 
and illustrated the invitation and the menu.
Above: Karl Lagerfeld's design for the
invitation to the
Bal de la Rose du Rocher
for the 150th Anniversary of
La Société des Bains de Mer 1863 - 2013
 

 H.R.H Princess of Hanover
Her Royal Highness the Princess of Hanover
 wore a long dress in black crepe georgette 
with crystals embroideries and a white silk top worn 
with a black emrboidered bolero from the 
Fall/Winter 2012/13 Haute-Couture Collection.
Check our Post:
Chanel Fall/Winter 2012/13 Haute-Couture


 A lovely Family Picture - from L to R:Pierre Casiraghi, Charlotte Casiraghi,
 H.R.H Princess of Hanover, Princess Charlene of Monaco 
and Prince Albert II of Monaco
All the Magic of Monaco was here tonight.



  Karl Lagerfeld's incredible sketches for the menu (above)
and (below) the beautiful designs for Rita Ora's Costume





  Karl Lagerfeld and Rita Ora

The singer Rita Ora wore a specially designed piece 
conceived by Karl Lagerfeld for this event. 
At the beginning of the performance the dress 
resembled a "Grandes Cocottes" -style gown reminiscent 
of the Belle Epoque, transformed into a pop outfit by the end of the act.




Mademoiselle Charlotte Casiraghi wore a 
blush pink dress with tulle ruffles, 
organza and feathers from the 
Spring/Summer 2013 Haute Couture Collection.
Chanel Spring/Summer 2013 
Haute-Couture Collection 





  Pierre Casiraghi and Charlotte Casiraghi

 The model Cara Delevingne wore a 
long flared embroidered dress in pale gray organza 
and ivory silk tulle from the Spring/Summer 2013 
Haute-Couture Collection 

Chanel Spring/Summer 2013 
Haute-Couture Collection 

while co-presenting 
the tombola with Stéphane Bern, accompanied by dancers 
from the Princess Grace Academy of Dance, 
who wore costumes created by Karl Lagerfeld for the occasion.



 Caroline de Maigret (left) wore a long 
navy tweed dress from the Fall/Winter Haute-Couture 
2012/13 Collection (look 33).
Check our Post:
Chanel Fall/Winter 2012/13 Haute-Couture

 Karl Lagerfeld



 The Hostesses wearing special outfits designed by Karl Lagerfeld
the Amazing Table settings
with Karl's Menus


Karl Lagerfeld and Virginie Viard    

Virginie Viard, creative Studio director of CHANEL 
wore a long black and white dress 
from the Spring/Summer 2013 Collection (look 74). 

 Pierre and Charlotte Casiraghi with 
Gad Elmaleh and Beatrice Borromeo


Charlotte Casiraghi and Gad Elmaleh

  Rita Ora 


 Theophilis London and Rita Ora

Theophilis London 

Until next time J Xx








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