Monday, September 3, 2012

INTO THE ARCHIVES... Coco Chanel 1932 and Chanel SS//2012

The Cométe collection by Chanel for SS//2012 [right] is inspired by one of Coco Chanel collections from 1932 [left]. It is said that it was the starry sky of a Parisian night that gave Gabrielle Chanel the inspiration for the “Comète” necklace: “I wanted to cover women with constellations! With stars! Stars of all sizes!” she later stated. Crafted from platinum, white gold and diamonds in the greatest tradition of French jewelry Cométe collection includes: bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings.