Prepare To Be Blown Away By Chanel’s First Campaign With Penélope Cruz

Diana Bell-Heather   |   13 - 10 - 2018

Chanel have unveiled the debut campaign with their newest ambassador Penélope Cruz.


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Shot by Karl Lagerfeld, the Oscar-winning actress is the face of the brand’s 2018/ 2019 Cruise collection. In a series of black and white imagery, she is seen dressed in the laid back pieces from the range including tweed jacket with pearl buttons, chic beret’s and a delicate knit  emblazoned with La Pausa – a reference to the name of the villa in the South of France built by founder Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel in the Thirties.


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Cruz is the newest muse following the likes of  Margot Robbie, Kaia Gerber and Kristen Stewart. She has been a long-term friend of the Maison, first attending a their show in 1999. Upon the announcement of her joining the Chanel show in May, she said in a statement:


“It’s such an iconic brand and Karl is a genius, and I’ve been admiring everything he’s done since I was a little girl, so it’s such a pleasure working with him. He’s like the king of fashion and we had a really, really interesting photo shoot, so to be in front of his camera is an adventure.”


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Chanel’s next cruise show will sail to Bangkok on October 31.