Chanel to Unveil Capsule Ski and Swimwear Collections

March 27, 2018 - fall Denim



PARIS — As if conceptualizing 6 collections a year were not enough, Karl Lagerfeld is adding dual new plug lines to Chanel’s ready-to-wear offer: Coco Neige and Coco Beach.

The ski and swimwear lines will be timed to strike stores from Jun to safeguard a clever in-season component. Lagerfeld pronounced he got a thought while on summer vacation in Saint-Tropez, where he beheld a Chanel store lacked a clever collection of beach gear.

In further to his biannual ready-to-wear collections, a engineer is obliged for dual couture shows, a journey collection and a annual Métiers d’Art line. He also oversees a pre-collections that are shown internally to buyers from Chanel’s boutiques worldwide.

Bruno Pavlovsky, boss of conform during Chanel, pronounced a capsules were meant to respond to customers’ evident needs.

“We have around 30 stores in strand locations, and during a months of Jun and July, when towns such as Cannes, Nice, Capri, Barcelona and [cities in] Florida are impossibly busy, a stores are carrying winter collections,” he said.

“These tactical launches are designed to improved prove a needs of a business and to find a best approach to promulgate to them a fact that these equipment exist,” Pavlovsky added.

The Coco Beach line includes swimsuits, bikinis, bandannas, terry cloth beach cover-ups, denim pieces, bags and espadrilles. The swimwear comes in black, with a satiny oversized appliqué double-C logo, or with a hand-painted hideaway motif, on a pinkish or red background, that also appears on a accessories.

It will be introduced in 26 stores commencement in June.

The Coco Neige collection will have a wider distribution, attack Chanel stores in Jul and Aug in tandem with a tumble collections. It will also be accessible in ski resorts such as Courchevel, where Chanel has a proxy store during a winter months.

The line was denounced to store buyers in Paris alongside a house’s pre-fall collection. It facilities technical items, such as tweed-trimmed down jackets and nylon ski pants; infrequent pieces, like a black hoodie with a quilted camellia motif, and accessories including shearling boots and bags.

“The thought is to askance some-more toward technical clothes, since we consider both après-ski and competition are mostly lonesome in a existent collections. So this is a approach of holding a time to work on products that are a small bit some-more technical and that need some-more time in terms of development,” Pavlovsky said.

Some of a pieces, such as a light immature quilted coat, underline a badge with a Coco Neige trademark on a sleeve or hood. “The thought is to give these products prominence by putting a name of a plug on them,” he said.

Pavlovsky pronounced it was a multiple of a Métiers d’Art, pre-fall collection and categorical tumble ready-to-wear line, that was presented in Paris on Mar 6, that guarantees a success of a deteriorate in stores.

“Karl has worked on each piece, he has seen everything. He is really concerned and he always wants it to work. That’s what’s important. This is not a second-tier collection. The appetite that has been put behind it is a same,” he said.

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