It appears Chanel’s double C-branded rocketship has the ability to pass through space and time. For Chanel’s Resort 2018 presentation, Karl Lagerfeld transported the fashion flock to Greece — circa the Athenian Empire. (A nod to founder Coco Chanel, who was fascinated by the Ancient Greeks.) A Mediterranean sunset decorated the walls of Paris’ Grand Palais, Ionic columns rose from its sandy flooring. No cruise ships were booked, no exotic locales (technically) visited, and still Chanel’s “La Modernité de l’Antiquité” collection got our feet itching. We now require tickets to Athens (and Mykonos) and a summer wardrobe filled with breezy, Aphrodite-worthy dresses.
Scroll through the slideshow below to take in all the highlights from the show.