Chanel has been digging in your flower bed.

Words by

Veronica Stanford

The inspiration for the Chanel Spring 2015 Couture runway was pretty easy to spot.

Head designer Karl Lagerfeld invited a fash-crowd (including new faces of the handbag range, Kristen Stewart and Vanessa Paradis) inside his greenhouse-inspired runway. It was here models played the multi-coloured role of spring flowers because florals? For spring? 

The seventy-three piece collection began with Chanel's signature two-piece approach and slowly morphed into a garden of flower-pot shaped beanies and dresses adorned with tulle blooms.

Cropped tops and long skirts were a defining feature of the collection, and it wouldn't be Chanel without a classic little black/white dress thrown in.

The cherry on top was the bridal gown with tulle skirt and train, resembiling soft dandelions ready to blow away in the summer wind. Groundbreaking.


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