Sam Taylor-Johnson’s photographic study provides access all areas to Coco Chanel’s 31 Rue de Cambon apartment. From tarot cards bearing 5 and 19, iconic numbers in the label’s history, to the crystal camelias from a chandelier (left) that inspired the label’s Camélia jewelry line, discover the talismans that sparked Chanel’s designs. Out now
the POWER PAIRING:
A bandeau and high-waisted skirt
Balmain’s fierce new silhouette sends a strong and sexy message, but don’t be intimidated. A high-waisted skirt is deceivingly flattering, while a cropped sweater or chunky crop top make suitably chic alternatives to a bandeau. Wear under a long-line blazer and start acclimatizing now – it’s a trend for next season, too.
Taylor-Johnson captured details in Chanel’s Parisian apartment that have come to be synonymous with the label’s legacycredits
Words: Jane McFarland; Olivia Wakefield. Fashion: Helen Thomson. Photograph: Michel Joly