When Karl met Carine

Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld have joined forces to create the ultimate tribute to Chanel’s most iconic piece...

With assuming the role of photographer and as stylist, the duo have collaborated on a new coffee-table book featuring over one hundred pages of timeless black and white photographs with s signature ‘Little Black Jacket’ as the main focus.

Titled, ‘The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s Classic Revisited’, the project enlists some of today’s biggest names from both fashion and showbiz, including Alexander Wang, and each wearing the jacket in their own unique way.

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And never one to disappoint in the style stakes, is seen taking that to the extreme, fashioning hers as a headdress to highlight the jacket’s adaptability, albeit with a slightly off-the-wall result. ‘Among some other things in my life, I consider it a prized possession,’ she said, having worn her own LBJ (Little Black Jacket) to the shoot.

The images are set to launch next week in Tokyo as Chanel host a celebratory exhibition, which will run from March 24th to April 15th.

The book will follow suit this autumn...

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