Karl Lagerfeld a.k.a. Superman? Take a Look at Chanel's Crystal Fortress of Solitude Fall Collection

Karl Lagerfeld is kind of like Superman. At least it seems that way with the thousands of projects and collaborations he takes on in addition to Cha
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Karl Lagerfeld is kind of like Superman. At least it seems that way with the thousands of projects and collaborations he takes on in addition to Cha
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Karl Lagerfeld is kind of like Superman. At least it seems that way with the thousands of projects and collaborations he takes on in addition to Chanel (

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As for the clothes, the crystals were there too: Lining a hood of a parka on Stella Tennant; in dégradé on the cuffs of the classic Chanel jacket; in shimmering flecks on tweed skirts layered over pants; and in geometric form as reflective diamonds boldly embellishing the front of a felt wool coat dress or as cut outs at the back of a jacket or on leggings. While the classic Chanel suit silhouette was there, Lagerfeld presented a roomier one, too, with rounded edges and flared at the hips--not so unlike the shapes we saw at Marc Jacobs, but a little more figure-flattering.

And the accessories? Chanel crystals look really good on accessories. Square lucite heels had clusters of crystals at the base. Massive crystal amulets hung around models necks and slabs of crystals made up thick cuffs. If Karl Lagerfeld is Superman then this is Superwoman's wardrobe.

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