CHANEL’s 2021/22 Métiers d’art show was recently held at the vast open space that is le19M. And for this collection, the House celebrates its artisan partners, the embroiderers Lesage and Atelier Montex, the goldsmith Goossens, the hatter Maison Michel, the feather worker Lemarié, the pleater Lognon, and the shoemaker Massaro.
Creative Director of CHANEL, Virginie Viard explains that this Métiers d’art collection is “very metropolitan yet sophisticated, with tweed jackets with sweatshirt sleeves, graffiti-style embroidery in coloured beads by Lesage, voluminous purple or royal blue knit Bermuda short-outfits, and casual coats worn open. Many of the embroideries are inspired by the structure of the building itself, such as those by Montex, which are very graphic and in silver sequins.”
Classic accessories are given unexpected twists such as the classic two-tone beige and black Mary-Janes with heels adorned with large pearls at the top, and long gloves in leather, worn with a mix of jewellery. Here’s a closer look at the details from the collection.
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CHANEL is located at takashimaya shopping centre, 391 orchard road, #01-25 to 29, #02-12 m/n/t ngee ann city. t: 66451900. opening hours: mon-sun 10am-9.30pm.