Friday, April 24, 2015

INSPIRATION Otto Dix 1926… Chanel FW 2015||16

The Chanel FW 2015||16 collection was Karl  Lagerfeld’s vision of France from a stranger who thinks France is not that bad. This vision included also to analyse the typical lunch- dinner- aperitif  setting of a Parisian: the brasserie. The Brasserie Gabrielle was the theme to the staging of the show at Chanel’s traditional location at the Grand Palais. On the runway appeared an unusual red tartan check  on a austere- futuristic styled model that resembled very much the Otto Dix painting of the journalist Sylvia von Harden, having an aperitif in a place that looks like a brasserie. I just love that painting and the fierce face expression of Sylvia, who like me and Karl Lagerfeld, was originally  from Hamburg.