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A Chanel for all seasons

Being led down the garden path is no bad thing at the label's spring-summer collection show
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 05:50
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At the show, sleeves and hemlines bloomed with a rainbow of iridescent, three-dimensional bouquets; rose-tinted lattice-woven chiffon sheaths appeared under matching shirtdresses.

Paris

AS the fashion crowd gathered at the Grand Palais on Tuesday morning, snowstorms were pummelling the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, closing airports and wreaking international travel havoc. But in the world according to Chanel, all was tropical cool.

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