Savoir Flair brings you an exclusive first look at One Upon a Time…, a short film written and directed by Karl Lagerfeld.
In celebration of the hundredth anniversary of the opening of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel’s first boutique in Deauville on the Rue Gontaut-Biron, Karl Lagerfeld has written and directed a short film entitled Once Upon a Time… The film, which stars Keira Knightley as Gabrielle Chanel alongside famous models and muses, including Stella Tennant, Lindsey Wixon, Caroline de Maigret, Lady Amanda and Tallulah Harlech, shows Gabrielle opening the boutique in 1913, aided by her aunt Adrienne. The short is imbued with Lagerfeld’s romantic aesthetic and tells the story of Chanel’s early clientele, which included celebrities and aristocrats, as well as the different men who mattered in her life. Click the player above to catch an exclusive glimpse of the short film, available on Savoir Flair before anywhere else.
Video: Courtesy of Chanel