Chanel’s Cruise Collection has always been an extraordinary event and this year’s Cruise 2022/23 proves it once again. The fashion show took place at the Beach Hotel in Monte Carlo. This elegant venue is a nod to Karl Lagerfeld, whose summer villa, La Vigie could be seen in the horizon from the hotel. Chanel Creative Director Virginie Viard said her predecessor and beloved mentor, Lagerfeld had dreamed about presenting a show in Monte Carlo and it meant a lot for her to turn it into reality. The magnificent seaside location on the beach amid sounds of ocean waves was a perfect backdrop for the aptly named Cruise collection designed for the jet-set and Chanel’s devotees alike. Viard’s collection showcased a mixture of classic and modern from the brand’s iconic tweed in bright red, pink and classic white to the whimsical short suits, palazzo pants, sequined tops, and shapely dresses of varying lengths befitting every glamorous occasion. And of course, all were adorned in iconic Chanel handbags and accessories. The playful collection was one of our favorites to date.