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‘Only Karl can do this’: Lagerfeld blends Egypt and Manhattan for Chanel

By Jess Cartner-Morley in New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Temple of Dendur becomes catwalk for Metiers d’Art show

When Coco Chanel visited New York in 1931, the Chicago Daily Tribune noted that she arrived with two assistants, three maids, 15 trunks and 35 additional pieces of luggage. Eighty-seven years later, the house she founded still travels in style.

On Tuesday the Metropolitan Museum of Art rolled out the red carpet for Chanel and hosted its first fashion show in three decades, turning the Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing into a catwalk for Karl Lagerfeld’s Metiers d’Art collection.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2018/dec/05/only-karl-can-do-this-lagerfeld-blends-egypt-and-manhattan-for-chanel