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Karl Lagerfeld walks a fine line between cinematic and realistic, but not because he's unable to do both thoroughly. Instead, Chanel shows are typically full-out theatrical (with elaborate sets and a painfully minute attention to detail that contributes to an aesthetic storytelling that's really unparalleled today) and surprisingly traditional (tweed skirt suits in every single show — couture included). So…what happens when Firefly meets Fashion? Yesterday's couture show, that's what.
With oversized lapels and square-topped hats framing square pompadours working aside heavily contoured makeup and sharp shoulders, it was as if Grace Jones and a cowgirl pinup came together to play dress up. The show itself featured glittering tweeds and prairie-type dresses seemingly sewn from robot tears. It was like what Lagerfeld told WWD — the collection was "on the way from the Old World to the New World." Funnel necks and low-slung wide hip belts aren't an easy sell (but that might be our Old World selves speaking), but there's something that feels so Victorian-romantic yet daringly new about the crotch-high suede boots
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