Victoire de Castellane

At 24 years old, Victoire de Castellane became an assistant to Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel’s offices in Paris. Lagerfeld was in the midst of reimagining the somewhat dusty brand in the wake of Coco Chanel’s death, and was taken with de Castellane’s bold aesthetic and playful approach to design. Soon, she was leading Chanel’s costume […]