At the ultimate Chanel runway present that includes the final designs by the late clothier Karl Lagerfeld, stars like Janelle Monáe, Kristen Stewart, Marion Cotillard and extra attended to pay their respects to the icon on March 5 in Paris, France.
Monáe sat within the entrance row for the present, carrying an Egyptian-inspired piece from Chanel’s Métiers d’Art 2018-19 assortment, together with the model’s signature double-C earrings.
Stewart, certainly one of Chanel’s model ambassadors and the face of their Gabrielle fragrance line, wore a black jumpsuit that includes the Chanel emblem and blue fishnet detailing. Model and singer-songwriter Karen Elson was additionally seen carrying a brief black costume, patent leather-based jacket and a signature Chanel purse.
The emotional present noticed not solely a star-studded record of company, however plenty of fashions bursting into tears on the runway. At one level, mannequin and actress Cara Delevingne needed to consolation a fellow mannequin as they walked down the runway for the present’s last second.
Lagerfeld died final month on the age of roughly 85 (his actual age was some extent of public rivalry). The iconic designer took over at Chanel in 1982, main the style model into its future success as a go-to label for the wealthy and well-known, and as a trend-setting vogue home that modified the course of recent vogue.
Monáe has spoken publicly about her love and adoration for Lagerfeld earlier than. In 2017, the singer instructed Vogue that she thought of Lagerfeld to be certainly one of her private heroes. “Karl Lagerfeld is simply my hero. When I noticed that his present in Paris was NASA-themed, I used to be sick to my abdomen as a result of I needed to be there,” she mentioned, then referencing her previous black-and-white aesthetic. “He is somebody who sticks to black and white, too. And he finds a number of freedom in what he wears.”