Karl Lagerfeld’s runway legacy: 20 of the greatest Chanel show sets

Karl Lagerfeld’s runway legacy: 20 of the greatest Chanel show sets

Karl Lagerfeld, who has sadly passed away aged 85, joined the house of Chanel in 1983. In his tenure as creative director of the famed Parisian maison, the designer was renowned for creative showstopping runway sets, not just at the Grand Palais in Paris, but across a host of regions, from Cuba to Dubai. With immersive and cinematic sets resembling windfarms and polar landscapes (complete with a real iceberg), airport departure lounges, spacestations and supermarkets, here in celebration of Lagerfeld’s boundless creativity, we look back at Chanel’s most awe-inspiring showset design...

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