Coco Chanel created many inventions that are today’s wardrobe staples. Beside her famous little black dress, The Little Black Jacket, created in the ’50s, is also one of her most iconic creations. Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld decided to pay tribute to this iconic wardrobe staple in Karl’s upcoming book “The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s Classic Revisited”.
Ever since Karl joined Chanel in 1983 he found a way to reinvent the jacket in a way that it could go with every style and every look. That’s the thing what makes this iconic jacket so unique; its versatility.
The new book, which will launch in fall 2012, features a series of more than 100 photo’s of many celebs, singers, models, actresses and other personalities rocking the little black jacket in their own unique style. From Sarah Jessica Parker to Vanessa Paradis and Georgia May Jagger. Even Carine Roitfeld channeled Coco Chanel in a series of photo’s, all shot by Karl himself.
Check out some behind the scenes footage from the shoot:
Ever wonder how the iconic little black jacket is made? Discover the secret and check out the step-by-step process here:
“It is one of the symbols that defines the style of CHANEL. There are things that never go out of fashion, jeans, a white blouse, and a CHANEL jacket.” – Karl Lagerfeld
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