Culture Chanel exhibition,stared in Shanghai early 2011 , Beijing last November,and make its third China exhibition at Guangzhou’s Zaha Hadid-designed opera house.
Running from January 16 through March 3, Culture Chanel is again curated by Jean-Louis Froment, and in partnership with the Guangdong Museum of Art, includes around 400 pieces showing the brand’s history and the centerpiece for the Guangzhou show is Pablo Picasso’s backdrop for the 1924 ballet “Le Train Bleu,” on loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Additional items on show for the first time in China include works by Amadeo Modigliani ,drawings by Picasso and one of my favorite artist Jean Cocteau !!
This Pablo Picasso’s backdrop for the 1924 ballet “Le Train Bleu,” perfectly installed at the experimental theater of the Guangzhou’s opera house . Gabrielle Chanel created the costumes for the ballet “Le Train Bleu,” in 1924
In 1930 , Gabrielle Chanel Launched Le 1940 series , a trilogy of unusual perfumes : Beige , Rouge,and Bleu de Chanel .Ten years before its name bears, perfectly illustrated the designer’s vision . ‘a great fashion designer is one with a foward-looking mind ‘
I was obsessed with the beautiful shadows in this exhibition !
Picnic basket from 2010 s/s rtw collection : Gabrielle Chanel love open air and sunlight , freedom of movement for modern women
Karl Lagerfeld drew inspiration from the achieve and this beret appeared in 1988 spring /summer RTW collection
In 1913 , Gabrielle Chanel opened a fashion boutique in Deauville , an elegant seaside town in Normandy, northwest of Paris.She sold a new style of clothing , inspired by sailor’s wardrobe !
blue silk chiffon dress , 2012 Paris – Bombay “métiers d art collection
Part of the exhibition installations are covering the windows in BLUE tone !!
By 1921 Gabrielle Chanel already had a sports workshop in her HOUSE FASHION ,with a model for specifically for fitting , Tennis rackets and balls have been seen intermittently throughout the collection as essentials in the wardrobe of an athletic women today
My object of desire : two-tone rubber boots , 2008 F/W collection
Love this photo and the look of Gabrielle Chanel salmon fishing 1926-1928
Door of Mademoiselle Chanel’s studio -enter to the creative world of Chanel !
Drawing of Gabrielle Chanel by Jean Cocteau 1933
more info of Culture Chanel exhibition - http://culture.chanel.cn/en/index.php