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Chanel’s elegant show is the quiet eye of a Twitter storm at Paris fashion week

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Chanel’s elegant show is the quiet eye of a Twitter storm at Paris fashion week

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But while much of fashion week holds up a mirror to the current era of roiling controversy and outrage – at Schiaparelli, a foam lion’s head worn by Kylie Jenner provoked social media fury from distressed animal lovers, until the president of Peta rode unexpectedly to couture’s rescue by saying the look "celebrates lion’s beauty” – Chanel is the quiet eye of the storm.

Virginie Viard introduces an understated mood with animals of Coco’s Paris apartment, in contrast to Kardashians in faux-taxidermyIt was Coco herself who said that fashion reflects the world we live in.

Virginie Viard, who replaced the great showman Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel four years ago, has introduced an understated mood here.


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Author / Journalist: Jess Cartner-Morley in Paris

Category: Nation Politics

Topics: France Fashion Fashion weeks World news Paris Kylie Jenner Paris fashion week Life and style Europe Chanel

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Published Date: 2023-01-24, 13:03:50

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