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Chanel´s Métiers d’Art Pre-Fall 2014 fashion show was held at Fair park in Dallas, on December 10, 2013. The guest list included important names in the fashion industry, such as Vogue editor Anna Wintour, as well as celebrities like Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Lauren Hutton, Lilly Collins and Zoe Kravitz. The event started off with a vintage drive-in screening of the Karl Lagerfeld directed short film The Return. The film chronicles founder Coco Chanel's reopening of her Paris couture house after the second World War. The film was followed by a runway show where the iconic fashion house showcased it´s western inspired Paris-Dallas pre-fall 2014 collection.
The yearly Métiers d’Art runway show is always held in a place that plays an important part in Chanel’s history, and this years show was no different. Dallas played a pivotal part in launching Coco Chanel’s career, as Retailer Stanley Marcus championed her debut collection there in 1954. Three years later she was given Neiman Marcus’ most prestigious fashion award, in a ceremony held in Dallas. Last week, Karl Lagerfeld received that same award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Fashion at Neiman Marcus´ flagship store in Dallas.
Lagerfeld´s artistic inspiration fromTexas is shown in the exquisite Paris-Dallas collection. The collection playfully mixes denim, prints, fringe, feathers and tweed. It geniously manages to combine two completely opposite worlds through fun, fresh and americana-inspired looks without compromising the classic parisian elegance that the brand is known for.
Actress Kristen Stewart has been named the new face to represent the Paris-Dallas collection campaign. It will be shot by Mr Lagerfeld himself and is set to be released in May, 2014. Stewart is no stranger to representing large fashion houses as she previously was the face for Balenciaga. Her fashion choice for the event was a casual yet trendy look with orange leather trousers with a long sleeved crop top, both from Chanel´s spring collection 2014.