Monday, March 9, 2009

Paper Flowers for Chanel



Check out this incredible paper-installation for Chanel's 2009 Spring/Summer Haute Couture show. AMAZING or what?



According to the Chanel website, the installation was made up of 7000 handmade paper flowers, using 4000 square metres of paper, and took a total of 4800 hours of work to assemble. I guess Chanel has a pretty good budget for these things! ;)

The models also wore stunning paper-flower headpieces...


Via Beautiful Paper blog. Thanks to my dear friend, props-maker extraordinaire Annette Ringrose for the tip-off!

ps) How weird is Karl Lagerfeld? Super talented, super weird.

9 comments:

  1. wow - these are beautiful

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  2. Oh thanks ladies for your comments :)

    Yes. amazing... beautiful... STUNNING! I can only agree :)

    x

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  3. Wow, tahnsk fro this...so pretty! And yes...Karl is so weird. : )

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  4. Paper! Someone light a match.

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  5. Thanks for sharing. The flowers are beautiful. However, I'm interested in how Chanel plans to re-use them. Big budgets are great, but Big Impact is better. Would love to see how these beauties impact someone who wasn't at the show...

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  6. I can't believe that I have only just discovered your fantastic blog. My first look today. I am a big fan of paper flowers and made hundreds of them myself for my mexican inspired wedding. These ones at Chanel really take it to another level.

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  7. The paper flowers are just amazing . Look like they are wearing Tractor Home products on their heads . Just fantastic .

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