Watch & Jewellery
RUSSIAN RHAPSODY: Chanel's Le Paris Russe de Chanel Collection
Text by Kee |
18.10.2019
(From top) Sarafane ring in white gold with diamonds; Blé Maria brooch in white and yellow gold with garnets, tourmalines, spinels, and diamonds; and Medaille Solaire necklace in white and yellow gold with cultured pearls and diamonds (Chanel Joaillerie)
Medaille Solaire transformable necklace in white and yellow gold with diamonds; and Medaille Solaire ring in platinum, and white and yellow gold with diamonds (Chanel Joaillerie)
Broderie Byzantine earrings, rings, bracelet and necklace in white gold with cultured pearls and diamonds (Chanel Joaillerie)
Roubachka ring in yellow gold and platinum with diamonds; Sarafane ring in white gold with diamonds; Blé Gabrielle ring in white and yellow gold with diamonds; Motif Russe ring in white gold with diamonds; Sarafane ring in white gold with diamonds; and Blé Maria ring in white and yellow gold with tourmalines, sapphires, spinels, garnets, and diamonds (Chanel Joaillerie)
Sarafane transformable headpiece and bracelet in white gold with cultured pearls and diamonds (Chanel Joaillerie)
Broderie Byzantine earrings, rings, bracelet and necklace in white gold with cultured pearls and diamonds (Chanel Joaillerie)
Aigle Protecteur earrings and necklace in white gold and platinum with diamonds (Chanel Joaillerie)
Roubachka earrings, necklace, and ring in yellow gold and platinum with diamonds (Chanel Joaillerie)
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From a not-so-secret fling with a Russian Grand Duke to dedicating her 1922 collection’s aesthetics and techniques to Russia, Gabrielle Chanel’s encounters with it citizens and culture was more than just a social call. Through the Le Paris Russe de Chanel collection, the house explores this personal chapter of the designer “who loved deeply and lived passionately.”

 

Photography: Michèle Bloch-Stuckens
Art Direction: Kee
Hair: Caroline Bufalini @ Capsule Agency
Make-up: Aline Schmitt @ Backstage Agency
Photography Assistant: Johan Frachon
Styling Assistant: Cécile Nee
Model: Taisia Darieva @ MP Management Paris
Retoucher: Pi D’Ottavio
Clothing courtesy of Chanel

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