Chanel's Wearable Coromandels: A First Look at the House's New High Jewelry Collection

Chanel's Wearable Coromandels: A First Look at the House's New High Jewelry Collection

In the days preceding the haute couture collections, some of the Place Vendôme’s biggest names begin showing creations to their most loyal clients On Friday, Chanel opens the season with a collection based entirely on Gabrielle Chanel’s beloved Coromandel screens—a first for the house. Whenever she moved house, from the chic 16th Arrondissement to the Ritz Paris (and, later, Switzerland), Gabrielle Chanel took her Coromandel screens with her to “upholster” her home “I’m like a snail.

I carry my house with me,” she once remarked to Claude Delay, her friend and biographer At one point, she owned more than 30 But her most beloved pieces, the ones she kept all her life and considered the doors to her private world, were the 17th- and 18th-century Coromandel folding screens she picked up in 1910 with the great love of her life, Boy Capel.

Today, these ornate, opulent black lacquer screens adorn the . Source

Popular products near you

Popular Posts

Freeform Boulder Opal pair featuring Peacock Green and Blue colours set in 18k white gold ...

Freeform Boulder Opal pair featuring Peacock Green and Blue colours set in 18k white gold earrings w...

read more

Shop Alexis Bittar Crystal Embellished Bangle Bracelet In Mint/Silver - SeekFab

Shop Alexis Bittar Crystal Embellished Bangle Bracelet In Mint/Silver Alexis Bittar Cr...

read more

The Designer Behind The New Louis Vuitton B.Blossom Jewellery Collection

Much like Rihanna's new Fenty fashion line, Louis Vuitton's latest fine jewellery collection, B.Blos...

read more

Hamilton Jewelers Princeton Watch Fair With aBlogtoWatch Event Recap

On June 4th, 2018 aBlogtoWatch had the pleasure of being guests of Hamilton Jewelers in Princeto...

read more

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get the best news about jewelry and watch industries, products and services