Chanel Metiers d’Art | Pre-Fall 2011

10 Jan

The look: Paris Byzance

Pre-Fall Collection 2011

Silhouette: Rounded shoulders, asymmetrical drapes, fluid lengths

Key items: Swing coats, DB jackets, signature skirt suits, buttoned coatdresses, midi-length straight-cut tunic dresses, trapeze-shaped tops and sweaters, A-line skirts cut at the knee, wide straight-leg pants, columnar evening dresses

Colour: Black, antique gold, midnight blue, royal purple, cream, black-and-white. Accents of cranberry red

Fabric & knit: Tweeds woven with gold, satin, leather, velvet, cashmere, chiffon, lace, tulle

Details & trims: Jewelled buttons, tablion panels, arabesque or palmette appliqués trimmed with gold, asymmetrically draped loose panels, funnel necks, domed shoulders, balloon or bishop sleeves, bateau necklines, criss-cross chain embroideries, keyhole and shoulder cutouts

Footwear: Flat sandals in gold-piped black suede, gold leather or jewelled; over-the-knee sock boots in signature cream with black spectator toe or with a Regency jewelled buckle effect

Accessories: Belts and jewellery adorned with square glass beads, filigree gilt metals, rich enamelling and beads; long socks featuring geometrical designs; handbags and miniaudieres in burn-out tweed embedded with semi-precious stones and buttons, and decorated with braid appliqués; fingerless leather gloves adorned with large jewels; neckduster earrings, chockers, brooches, multi-strand necklaces, headbands



2 Responses to “Chanel Metiers d’Art | Pre-Fall 2011”

  1. pettiho January 10, 2011 at 10:22 pm #

    I love the first one esp.! dope post. thx!

  2. jsolovely January 20, 2011 at 2:20 pm #

    Yea, the first one is Hot right? I love the artistic feel Chanel took this fall, gorgeous!

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