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As Chanel glitz comes to Havana, Cubans watch from afar

The show took place on an open-air catwalk on the Paseo del Prado, a long seaside boulevard in a scruffy neighbourhood that got an extensive makeover for the occasion.


FRENCH fashion house Chanel staged its first Latin American catwalk show in newly trendy Havana on Tuesday, but ordinary Cubans were left watching the glitz from a distance.

International celebrities and Cuban bigwigs graced the red carpet as Karl Lagerfeld showed his latest...

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