Other luxury brands may come and go, but Chanel remains a firm favourite. Its Creative Director, Karl Lagerfeld, is obviously doing something right if the clients keep on coming. Right now other fashion houses, like Lacroix, would kill to say, “we have tons and tons of clients” as Lagerfeld claimed recently to the New York Times.
What is it about Chanel that makes it stand the test of time? It could be that it’s always expanding and evolving, from their haute couture to pret-a-porter, accessories, fine jewellery, watches, cosmetics, skincare, fragrances... and within this, their iconic No. 5 perfume. We’ll let you ponder this question as you scrutinise a wrap-up of their Autumn-Winter Haute Couture show.