Extravaganza In Havana
Oh what a show!!! Chanel is always a step ahead!! Last night Chanel, thanks to Karl Lagerfeld became the first major fashion house to send models down the catwalk on the Communist-ruled island, highlighting warming relations with the West, with Fidel Castro‘s teenage grandson Tony in attendance.
First came President Barack Obama and the Rolling Stones. Now, the fashion world’s glitterati has descended on Havana for Chanel’s show in Cuba.
Wealthy fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway on Wednesday night!! We were there also for this extravaganza.
The premiere of Chanel 2016/2017 ‘cruise’ line offered a startling sight in a country officially dedicated to social equality and the rejection of material wealth
Models sashay down Prado boulevard in casual summer clothes inspired by the Art Deco elegance of pre-revolutionary Cuba. he show was the most extreme manifestation to date of the hot new status Cuba has assumed in the international art and cultural scene since the declaration of detente with the United States in December 2014.
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