Resort collections for 2011 have started their release and Chanel kicked off the season in the South of France. Karl Lagerfeld produced a spectacular showcase when he arrived in Saint Tropez surrounded by a group of models (reminiscent of Yves Saint Laurent’s gaunts) together with his models: Natasha Poly, Jacquetta Wheeler, Georgia May Jagger, and Crystal Renn, who were also staring in his 17-minute short film, Remember Now. The night before his show on the promenade, Karl organized a private screening, which was well attended by Vanessa Paradis, Diane Kurger, Georgia Jagger and other fans. Starring, Leigh Lezark, Heidi Mount, Pascal Greggory, and Elisa Sednaoui, the film was held in the Cinema de la Renaissance. Karl’s shared his thoughts, saying, “When I do a film, I see the movie before I’ve made it. I don’t make scripts because it’s written in my head.” The following day, key characters from the movie walked the show clad in 70s-inspired looks like gingham blouses paired with acid-washed jeans, deconstructed icon tweed suits, and mini skirts matched with over-the-knee go-go boots.
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