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Lagerfeld shows his new collection in Paris

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 01:21

With baseball caps, hoods and some Star Wars-inspired stormtroopers, Chanel embraces tech chic at its very own ''data centre'' unveiled at Paris Fashion Week. Rough Cut - No Repoter narration

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The grande dame of Paris Fashion Week embraced tech chic on Tuesday (October 4) as Chanel unveiled its latest collection among the humming "servers" of its very own data centre. But the appeal went an awful lot wider than computer geeks with a front row including Usher, Lily-Rose Depp, Courtney Love and former French first lady and model Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. The flashing lights and brightly coloured cables of Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld's set switched on Love's daughter Frances Bean Cobain who said that the real world and the online world were becoming increasingly indistinguishable. A pair of Star Wars-esque stormtroopers opened the show - their classic Chanel suits paired awkwardly with knee-high space boots. The collection itself included much that has become familiar to Chanel-lovers but with a playful twist.

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Lagerfeld shows his new collection in Paris

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 01:21