Designer Virginie Viard attempts to draw a direct line of succession from ‘Mademoiselle’ to herself
Chanel is to fashion what James Bond is to cinema: a franchise with controversy, global fame and an endless capacity for zeitgeist-surfing reinvention. Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s long-serving star who died in February, even had a Blofeld-style white cat, Choupette.
The label’s new 007, in this analogy, is the enigmatic Virginie Viard. With her fourth show for Chanel in Paris on Wednesday evening,...
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