They say things are always bigger in Dallas, and MORTAL INSTRUMENTS star Lily Collins made a big splash on Tuesday night at the Chanel Metiers d'Art fashion show.
According to the Daily Mail, Collins stunned in a sequined v-neck dress.
With her hair swept to one side behind her ear it also showed off the touch of some dazzling diamond earrings 24-year-old Lily had chosen to complement the outfit.A deep red lipstick shade gave her an air of smoky sexiness, accentuating the brown tones in the shimmering short dress with a finely cut out silhouette around the shoulders scooping down in a neat V shape. Black boots stretching all the way past her knees and up past her hemline gave the outfit a modern twist, yet still remaining true to the Chanel fashion ethos.
Couture chic: Lily Collins arrives at Chanel's Metiers d'Art fashion show on Tuesday in DallasThe actress daughter of Phil Collins was in the Texan state for the fashion show which Neiman Marcus fashion director Ken Downing has promised is 'going to be a big fashion moment here in Dallas'.The inspiration for Chanel's Metiers d'Art traveling fashion show this year will come from Dallas, the Texas city where Coco Chanel was once given a warm welcome that included being picked up at the airport in a white Rolls-Royce and being feted at a Western-themed party complete with a catwalk featuring cows.For more than a decade, designer Karl Lagerfeld has picked a city linked to the house for the theme of the show staged each December to highlight the work of its artisans.
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On Tuesday it was the turn for Dallas, the city that fashion house founder Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel visited in 1957 at the invitation of Stanley Marcus, who led Neiman Marcus, the Dallas-based luxury retailer founded by his family.
The show, held at Dallas' Art Deco exhibition venue Fair Park, began with the premiere of a film written and directed by Lagerfeld titled, 'The Return,' retracing the steps of Coco Chanel as she reopened her Paris couture house in 1954 after shuttering it as Europe entered World War II.Her return wasn't well-received by the French press, but was embraced by the Americans. Neiman Marcus was among those that lauded her return, with a special appreciation for the suits that her name is now synonymous with
Other cities that have served as inspiration for the Metiers d'Art show include Tokyo, New York, London, Shanghai and Edinburgh, Scotland. The collection, which will be in boutiques in May, highlights the work of the artisans who are part of a Chanel subsidiary company, including a costume jewelry and button maker, a feather and flower maker, a milliner, shoemaker, glovemaker and embroiderers.
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