PARIS (REUTERS) – French trend home Chanel shook up conventions by sending a horse out onto the catwalk at its Haute Couture present in Paris on Tuesday (Jan 25).
The animal was ridden by Charlotte Casiraghi, a niece of Prince Albert of Monaco and a aggressive showjumper who can be a Chanel model ambassador.
Sporting a Chanel jacket made from black tweed and adorned with sequins, Casiraghi rode out firstly of the present, cantering a number of occasions round a catwalk designed to resemble a horse coaching ring.
The remainder of the fashions – this time on foot – got here out onto the catwalk afterwards.
The present, on the Grand Palais Ephemere, an exhibition and efficiency house in Paris, was conceived by Virginie Viard, who turned Chanel’s inventive director in 2019 following the dying of high fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld.