While the rest of the world is focused on bright colors, Chanel brought us back to Parisian couture in its finest fashion.Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-69Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-68Tweed, structured shoulders and soft palettes graced the runway, with Renaissance Victorian-era frocks and cuts making a resurgence.  Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-67Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-59Drafted to take place inside a replica of the Chanel Ateliers, embellished clothing still took on an air of sophistication, with strong structuring and floral motifs cascading from embroidered vestments to hemlines and lapels.Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-58Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-57Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-49A strong deviation of Chanel’s previous Cuban excursion collection, Lagerfield returned to Parisian roots and executed looks of simplified elegance and pose.Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-48Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-47Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-46Chanel-Fall-2016-Couture-34

Of course ateliers such as Chanel set the blueprint for Haute couture. What do you think of the Chanel collection?

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