Introduced in December of final yr, Virginie Viard’s second Métiers D’Artwork assortment drew on Gabrielle Chanel’s admiration of renaissance girls, mixing totally different eras, rock and “one thing very girly”.
“[Gabrielle Chanel] so admired renaissance girls,” said Viard at the time. “Her style for lace ruffs and the aesthetic of sure items of her jewelry come from there.”
Right this moment, completely on AnOther, Chanel reveals a brief movie about this assortment from the documentary filmmaker Loïc Prigent. In it, Prigent heads inside Chanel’s Métiers d’artwork ateliers, the place he meets the embroiders, feather employees, weavers, shoemakers, silversmiths and milliners who all introduced their abilities to the desk to create this luxury assortment.
The present happened in and, crucially, took inspiration from the Château de Chenonceau, an attractive renaissance chateau that Henry II famously supplied as a present to his mistress Diane de Poitiers. Prigent explains how precisely the chateau knowledgeable the gathering – from the lions that seem all through the fort, which ended up on the buttons, to the gallery’s black and white flooring tiles, which impressed the tweeds and baggage.
Watch the movie under.