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Fall 2007 Couture: Chanel

The Chanel couture show may have taken place amidst rainy weather, the front row attendees may have ruined their shoes in the mud, but the clothes were anything but downtrodden. In fact, the bad weather made the stunning designs stand out even more.

The show opened with variations on the classic Chanel suit, with detailing from sequins to leather to feathers, and closed with the bride covered head to toe in a fantastic feathered dress. Karl Lagerfeld seemed to take inspiration from medieval times - the head coverings remind me of the chain mail knights wore under their helmets, the feathers seem reminiscent of the Middle Age pastime of falconry, and a couple of the dresses seem very Maid Marian. All in all, another masterpiece from Karl!

To see lots more from the runway show, go here.

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jezzle jezzle 10 years
veryy nice =]
ceceluvfash1on ceceluvfash1on 10 years
I must be the only one.....I really didn't like this collection:( there was some great structered jackets but other than that I really didn't like it. He is obviously very creative, I could never think of those.I view this as a more costumey(?)collection.
crazygirl93 crazygirl93 10 years
I love the jacket in the second pic!!!
Bellatrix2 Bellatrix2 10 years
Karl Lagerfeld is as close to Coco as one can get. He innovated and brought fresh air into Chanel while sticking to some of its classic guidelines. This collection is once again blowing me away. We've had mini-mini skirts for the summer by Karl and now he's bringing back the above the knee length (which Coco had always refused). The waistlines are perfect (not low, not too high). And although the feathers are omnipresent, they have been used in a very different way from McQueen's Fall 2006 collection. I'm drooling over some (a lot, actually) pieces of clothing. Oh Karl!
Celeb_Star Celeb_Star 10 years
it was lovely!
CocoChic CocoChic 10 years
Seriously :notworthy: to Karl!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 10 years
Mmmm i liek the knee-high boots!!! So sexy!
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 10 years
I'm with you nyaradzom2001. How does he manage to dress himself, so badly but still comes up with chic clothes.
pinkflats pinkflats 10 years
Fantastic. Absolutely fantastic.
shini shini 10 years
omg poor shoes :'( if they're gonna throw them away please throw in my direction!
RCLdesigngirl RCLdesigngirl 10 years
I abso-freaking-lutely LOVE the "Maid Marian" dress. Anytime a designer comes out with something other than a variation on the strapless dress, I get excited.
daiane daiane 10 years
karl fan!
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 10 years
Karl Lagerfeld is hideous dresser but a fashion genius,
cocca cocca 10 years
all i can to karl is... :notworthy:
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