“Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” Coco Chanel
Posing here is top Model Saskia Braauw in the famous Chanel jacket.
The jacket is part of the Chanel suit. Few designs had such a huge influence on fashion as that particular suit. The (skirt) suit it is part of the Chanel collection since 1926, it is the traditional symbol of French elegance and femininity.
Maybe hard to imagine today, but back then it was a revolutionary design because of the fitting, which gave women more freedom of movement.
A tribute to the jacket will be released this fall; a thick photo book: The Little Black Jacket …
… Chanel’s classic revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld.
The book is a collection of 113 photographs of celebrities posing in the famous black jacket from Chanel.Share