PHOTOS | Paris Fashion Week 2020: Virginie Viard’s collection for Chanel evokes old Hollywood nostalgia

All dressed to dazzle at the Paris Fashion Week, models showcased the all new Spring/Summer collection designed by Virginie Viard for the fashion house Chanel. The newest ready-to-wear collection brought together the perfect mix of modern and vintage clothing, taking inspiration from the golden age of jazz and fashion, the 20's.

Updated On Oct 06, 2020 10:23 PM IST
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Models present creations by designer Virginie Viard as part of her Spring/Summer 2021 ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Chanel during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, October 6, 2020. (REUTERS)
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Models present creations by designer Virginie Viard as part of her Spring/Summer 2021 ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Chanel during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, October 6, 2020. (REUTERS)

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Chanel organised it’s biggest ever catwalk since designer Virginie Viard took over from Karl Lagerfeld after his death last year. (REUTERS)
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Chanel organised it’s biggest ever catwalk since designer Virginie Viard took over from Karl Lagerfeld after his death last year. (REUTERS)

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Viard recreated and revitalised some of her most significant looks, while still giving a nod to her predecessor’s street fashion style. (REUTERS)
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Viard recreated and revitalised some of her most significant looks, while still giving a nod to her predecessor’s street fashion style. (REUTERS)

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With most of Paris Fashion Week being pushed online, the entire event was live-streamed on all of social media. (REUTERS)
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With most of Paris Fashion Week being pushed online, the entire event was live-streamed on all of social media. (REUTERS)

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Guests wearing protective face mask attend the Spring/Summer 2021 ready-to-wear collection show by designer Virginie Viard for fashion house Chanel during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France. (REUTERS)
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Guests wearing protective face mask attend the Spring/Summer 2021 ready-to-wear collection show by designer Virginie Viard for fashion house Chanel during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France. (REUTERS)

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Promoting body positivity and diversity was also foremost on the mind of the designer, Virginie Viard. (REUTERS)
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Promoting body positivity and diversity was also foremost on the mind of the designer, Virginie Viard. (REUTERS)

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Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, only a limited number of ‘fashionistas’ were able to attend the show organised in the immense Grand Palais in central Paris. (REUTERS)
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Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, only a limited number of ‘fashionistas’ were able to attend the show organised in the immense Grand Palais in central Paris. (REUTERS)

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“Without redoing clothes exactly and falling into vintage, I wanted it to be very joyous and colourful and full of life.” - Virginie Viard said in an interview. (REUTERS)
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“Without redoing clothes exactly and falling into vintage, I wanted it to be very joyous and colourful and full of life.” - Virginie Viard said in an interview. (REUTERS)

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Chanel brings forth a mixture of modern and vintage fashion styles for the new Spring/Summer 2021 collection for Paris Fashion Week. (REUTERS)
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Chanel brings forth a mixture of modern and vintage fashion styles for the new Spring/Summer 2021 collection for Paris Fashion Week. (REUTERS)

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The set pays homage to Chanel’s time of glory in Tinseltown in the 1930s. The models walked to the backdrop of a Hollywood style sign that read Chanel. (REUTERS)
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The set pays homage to Chanel’s time of glory in Tinseltown in the 1930s. The models walked to the backdrop of a Hollywood style sign that read Chanel. (REUTERS)

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Designer Virginie Viard new Spring/Summer 2021 collection for Chanel boasts of a rare vintage, cinematic style of clothing. (REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 10:23 PM IST

Designer Virginie Viard new Spring/Summer 2021 collection for Chanel boasts of a rare vintage, cinematic style of clothing. (REUTERS)

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