moscow: the little black jacket

© chanel - this bare-breasted lady is aymeline valade.

chanel's the little black jacket is a glossy publication released by steidl on the fashion brand's iconic chanel jacket. karl lagerfeld shot all the pics and best pal carine roitfeld styled all the models. mind you, these ranged from a-listers to emerging stars and the totally-unknown-but-photogenic. but this isn't just a book release, no sir! leave it up to monsieur lagerfeld to create a buzz, and so he staged a world tour for a related exhibition with his photos from the book. so, after much publicized stopovers in tokyo, new york, taipei, hong kong and londonthe little black jacket show arrives in moscow. the exhibition opens today at artplay gallery, featuring no less than 113 photographs from the book and will be accompanied by special design showcases at chanel's two flagship stores in the russian capital [on through nov 11]. next stops on the touring schedule are paris and berlin. moscow location: ulitsa nizhnyaya syromyatnicheskaya 10 [taganskiy].

© chanel - yes, that's kanye wearing one.