Chanel is cruising and Orpheus would be proud

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Chanel is cruising and Orpheus would be proud

The house presented its cruise collection at Carrières de Lumières, the set of 1960 film ‘Testament of Orpheus’

Marie-Louise Gumuchian

French fashion house Chanel brought a touch of rock to the south of France on Tuesday, unveiling a mainly black and white collection of fringed, beaded and leather outfits for its 2021/2022 cruise line.

Creative chief Virginie Viard staged the catwalk presentation at a former quarry, the Carrières de Lumières, just below the picturesque perched village of Les Baux-de-Provence.

Against the backdrop of the empty venue’s white limestone walls, models sashayed in graphic black and white dresses, printed tops and trousers, as well as dungarees frayed at the bottom...

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