“Reincarnation”: A Film by Karl Lagerfeld for CHANEL

In an artistic collaboration with Pharrell WilliamsKarl Lagerfeld has created a short film called “Reincarnation”, celebrating the CHANEL Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Métiers d’art collection. The film, directed by Lagerfeld features an original soundtrack composed and written by Pharrell, who also plays one of the lead roles in the clip, alongside Cara Delevingne and Geraldine Chaplin.

The film tells the story of how Coco Chanel was captivated by an Austrian elevator operator’s jacket in the 1950s, consequently inspiring her to design the iconic CHANEL jacket. Watch the full film, as well as the even more fascinating “Making Of” video below:


Plus, see the making of “Reincarnation” here: