Chanel's Metiers d'Art Show Gives a Nod to Royalty


Every year for almost a decade now, Karl Lagerfeld puts on the spectacular Metiers d'Art Fashion Show through the Chanel label and this year's rendition offered up an opulent display of styles that were absolutely suitable for the ruined Linlithgow Palace setting in Scotland. With heavy nods to royal Victorian-era fashions, there were still some great pieces of luxurious style that follow the ready-to-wear formula and are well worth checking out after the jump below.


The latest Metiers d'Art Chanel show took place in Scotland on Dec. 4 and Karl Lagerfeld, the creative director of luxury Paris brand Chanel, ensured a major coup for Scotland this winter by choosing a ruined palace in West Lothian as the dramatic backdrop for the brand's most spectacular and extravagant fashion show.

The Metiers d'Art Collection 2012/13 took place at the very special location of Linlithgow Palace. The 15th century palace, which overlooks a lake and a park, is situated 24 miles west of Edinburgh and was also the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and King James V. Read More

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