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Karl Lagerfeld Shows His Chanel Haute Couture Collection in a Futuristic Nightclub

Karl Lagerfeld showed this season’s Chanel couture collection in what he called “a futuristic nightclub.” In the future, it seems sportswear will reign as the collection was rife with sneakers, sporty accessories like fanny packs, knee pads and elbow pads, nipped waists, drawstrings and, of course, lots of metallic accents topped the designer's candy colored creations.

While some of the collection did feel repetitive – there were over sixty looks – there was no denying the appeal of Lagerfeld’s detailed, but easy-to-wear and undeniably elegant, pieces (even the haute couture trainers, which will undoubtedly be one of the season's ultimate status symbols).

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