First Dibs: Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2014 Look 28

For fall couture at Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld went for baroque, capturing the period’s opulence and matching it with the sparse brutalist aesthetic of modernist architect Le Corbusier. His two references synthesized for a fresh series of clean-silhouetted, but ornately embellished sculpted coats, jackets, and dresses layered over form-fitting bike shorts and ultraluxe flip-flops. For all your extravagant events in the fall, we’d recommend the above Look 28: a bare-shouldered cobalt blue, tubular-silhouetted gown with feather sleeves and embroidered with mini, multicolored 3-D camellia paillettes. Rather than a punky cockatoo Mohawk, we would accessorize with a slick center part, sapphire earrings, and red lips—flip-flops optional.

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