8 Things to Know About Chanel’s Fashion Show at the Ritz

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Karl Lagerfeld took over the Ritz Paris today to stage Chanel’s Métiers d’Art runway show. The show brought together Parisian influences with a decidedly optimistic spirit—hard to argue against the coral flowers in models’ hair or the bitsy crop top worn by Lily-Rose Depp. Here, five things to know about the show while you wait for Sarah Mower’s review.

Willow live at the Ritz @willowsmith @chanelofficial #onlyatchanel

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1. The festivities kicked off on Monday evening with a cocktail party at the Ritz with guests like Pharrell Williams, Lily-Rose Depp, G-Dragon, and Bella Heathcote. Willow Smith performed.

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2. The runway show was opened by none other than Cara Delevingne, Lagerfeld’s long-standing muse. Delevingne sported peach flowers in her hair and an ivory tweed suit.


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3. Models wound around lunch tables at the Ritz, showing off Lagerfeld’s decidedly Parisian ensembles like knit suits topped off with layers of pearls.


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4. The beauty look was topped off with an assortment of colored flowers and a white-rimmed eye.


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5.  Considering over-the-knee boots are all the rage with the street style set, it was only a matter of time before the style ended up on the Chanel runway. Today, Lagerfeld sent them out in shades of hot pink and black.


Lily-Rose Depp

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6. Lily-Rose Depp took her first runway turn for Chanel, walking after Delevingne in a golden crop top and midi skirt, with black flowers in her hair.


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7. Pharrell Williams took a runway turn as well, wearing what might very well be a Chanel-branded yarmulke.



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8. Music maestro Michel Gaubert picked on-theme tunes for the runway show, like “Puttin’ On the Ritz.”




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