Chanel – The Little Black Jacket Exhibit is coming to New York on June 8 – 15th. Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s Creative Director has teamed up with Carine Roitfeld, the reigning queen of French style and former Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Paris, to showcase Chanel’s latest project, an exhibition. “The Little Black Jacket” exhibition is a display of 113 stunning photographs of different celebrities and known personalities wearing the black iconic Chanel tweed jacket.
The exhibition is actually a preview of Karl and Carine’s book ‘’The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s classic revisited”, which will come out in the Fall 2012. It features 113 stunning photographs of celebrities wearing the iconic black Chanel tweed jacket.
The infamous Chanel tweed jacket was designed by Coco Chanel in the 1950’s and since then has been a fundamental piece at the fashion house. A timeless piece that symbolizes style and luxury, the black Chanel jacket retails between $7,000-$24,000.
The photographs in the exhibition were shot in only 6 days by Karl Lagerfeld himself in Paris, with the help of Carine Roitfeld. Some of the faces include Sarah Jessica Parker who wore the Chanel jacket with a gold crown headpiece and a skinny black pencil skirt. Alice Dellal wore it with a fishnet shirt under a biker jacket. While Kanye West wore it with a grey shirt and a bunch of hippy necklaces.
Go behind the scenes and watch the making of the Little Black Jacket featuring Georgia May Jagger, Alice Dallal and Sarah Jessica Parker.
If you are in New York check out the Exhibit which takes place at the Chanel Soho store from June 8 -15th, 2012. You can also experience the Chanel exhibit virtually on Chanel’s interactive website. Watch Chanel Making of the Little Black Jacket video here now.