Film-maker Sofia Coppola has strong ties with both Chanel and Japan. She is perhaps best known for her Tokyo-based 2003 film ‘Lost In Translation’ in which Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson befriend each other as they find themselves lost and lonely in the Japanese capital. As Coppola tells Monocle’s Tyle Brûlé, her relationship with Chanel began when she was 15, during a summer internship in Paris.
Mademoiselle Privé Tokyo : Bruno Pavlovsky and Ayami Nakajo
Tyler Brûlé meets Chanel’s fashion president as the finishing touches are put to Mademoiselle Privé Tokyo to discuss how Japan is entwined with the very beginnings of Chanel in Asia. As the exhibition opens, actress and model Ayami Nakajo talks to Brûlé about why she thinks there are such strong links between French and Japanese cultures.
Mademoiselle Privé Tokyo : Soo Joo Park
Korean-American actress and DJ Soo Joo Park explains to Monocle’s editor-in-chief, Tyler Brûlé, how a multicultural upbringing and education helped her to master Chanel’s codes and her fascination when seeing them being revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Virginie Viard season after season.
Mademoiselle Privé Tokyo : Pharrell Williams
Musician and producer Pharrell Williams concludes our series of interviews at Chanel's Mademoiselle Privé Tokyo exhibition. He reveals his fascination with great ideas to Monocle’s editor-in-chief, Tyler Brûlé, and explains why technology can never match the romance and power of a story told by artists and craftsmen.
CHANEL à l'Opéra : Pretty Yende (French version)
Elle est l’une des sopranos les plus réputées au monde. Elle a excelle dans le Bel Canto avant d’accéder au rang de Diva grâce à Rossini. Dans un nouvel épisode du podcast 3.55 CHANEL à l’Opéra , la cantatrice sud-africaine Pretty Yende discute avec la journaliste et écrivaine Virginie Mouzat. Elle raconte le défi de chanter La Traviata pour la première fois dans l’adaptation de Simon Stone, ce que cela signifie d’être une chanteuse d’opéra noire aujourd’hui, et le soutien sans faille de sa #prettyarmy sur les réseaux sociaux.
In CHANEL’s 3.55 podcast, guests from the world of art, culture and fashion share with personalities close to the House, their points of views on themes that are dear to CHANEL: creativity, art, style and inspirations. This podcast travels to all four corners of the world. After the first chapter written in the rue Saint-Honoré at the colette store, and a second chapter in Hong Kong for the third Mademoiselle Privé exhibition, the third chapter invites you into Mademoiselle Chanel’s apartment at 31 rue Cambon in Paris, to evoke numerous stories on the subject of the handbag.
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