Good news, fashion fans. Legendary couture house Chanel is crossing the, erm, channel for a magical retrospective exhibition, which will open at the Saatchi Gallery in October.
Titled 'Mademoiselle Privé', the exhibition promises an ‘enchanted journey’ through the brand’s haute couture history. Set across three floors of the gallery, there’ll also be a chance to gawp at the ‘Bijoux de Diamants,’ the first and only fine jewellery collection to be designed by Coco Chanel herself.
Chanel pulls no punches when it comes to showmanship – over the past years, the fashion house has set its fashion shows in winter wonderlands, an own-brand supermarket and a casino staffed by A-listers – so we’re holding out for something pretty spectacular. What’s more, it’s probably the closest we’ll ever get to sitting on the front row at Couture Week.
Oct 13–Nov 1. Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Rd, SW3 4RY. Free.
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