Chanel Fall 2014 Front Row

Chanel Fall 2014 Front RowHyper-luxe, double ‘C’-stocked supermarket aisles masqueraded as the super-chic catwalk for the Chanel Fall 2014 show, held during Paris Fashion Week today (March 4). Designer Karl Lagerfeld’s runway revelry at the magnificently transformed Grand Palais knew no bounds, as vivaciously clad models carted shopping baskets and browsed the canned goods. So it’s no surprise the Chanel-clad pretties sitting front row were having tons of fun, observing the shopaholic spectacle.

: Looking lovely in lilac, the songstress showed off a demure bouclé? dress with a cropped top and waist-cinching middle section. Adding her signature edge, she punched up the prim purple with a matching, gun-embellished bum bag and sneakers, alongside a gigantic, pearl-like wrist cuff and ’50s-inspired oversized, cat-eye shades.

Keira Knightley: Following the hourglass silhouette, Keira likewise flaunted her trim middle via a chic black-and-white number, made charming with cap sleeves and a bow detail on the cropped top, and accessorized with a tiny quilted Chanel, chain-strap handbag. Gold metallic pumps gave the monochrome look a shiny pop of attitude.

Chanel Fall 2014 Front Row 2Vanessa Paradis: Toughening up her lacy black cami and little white jacket, trimmed in metallic and black piping, the French star put on a pair of slouchy, faded denim and platform boots, completing the Parisian look with a rouge-coloured clutch, a pink lip and a shock of short tight curls.

Melanie Griffith: The actress donned a neutral palette of creamy hues, pairing her tweedy midi skirt with a sheer long-sleeve sweater set and Chanel’s hybrid sock boots. Along with a statement pendant necklace, she slung a blue handbag over her shoulder, with neither accessory changing my opinion that this ensemble still needed a few nips and tucks.

Chanel Fall 2014 Front Row 3Clé?mence Poé?sy: The French starlet played it classically cool in a black ribbed sweater and monochrome tweed skirt, worn schoolgirl-sweet with black tights and buckle-accented brogues.

Alicia Vikander
: Effortlessly sophisticated, the Swedish actress wore a textured, exaggerated-sleeve collared blouse with black necktie paired with a black step-hem skirt for a sultry mannish appeal. Black T-strap pumps and a large, black-and-white striped handbag completed her entrance.

Credit: FameFlynet

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39 Responses to Chanel Fall 2014 Front Row

  1. gabis March 7, 2014 at 1:38 am #

    I’m sorry but Rihanna looks awful. She needs to stop forcing herself into Chanel. It does not work for her neither suit any cel of her persona. And that hair, bangs and glasses are hideous. Not to mention how mind-blowing it is the fact that she and Keira are wearing such similar models. I do love Keira’s look. I blame the white panel she and Rihanna are posing for all the hate towards the design.
    I like Clemence Poesy from the neck down. Her hair and makeup could use a bit more effort.
    The other looks are all pretty bad. Either people choose/are given the worst pieces of those collections or Chanel has indeed lost its brilliance.

  2. arang March 6, 2014 at 3:26 am #

    I am emphatically NOT a fan of many of Chanel’s more recent works. That said, I think both Rihanna and Keira are looking fabulous. Such an unusual silhouette, but they both make it work in very different ways. I personally love the sneakers with Rihanna’s look (which was one of my favorites in its show).

  3. Glenda March 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm #

    I haven’t been wowed by Keira since her see-through Valentino frock at the Venice film festival, but here she finally has my jaw dropping again. Amen!

  4. april March 5, 2014 at 5:07 pm #

    Clemence and Keira are my favorites

  5. Lea Eve March 5, 2014 at 4:32 pm #

    RCFA, would you please write a review of Miu Miu Fall 2014 RTW front row which was just presented in Paris Fashion Week just now? There were many celebrities seated in the front row of this fashion show: Lupito Nyong’o, Jared Leto, Rihanna, Margot Robbie, Lea Seydoux, Adele Exarchopoulos, Elisabeth Olsen and many more.. must be an interesting post!

  6. moonbeam March 5, 2014 at 2:29 pm #

    I think Chanel is overrated. Their clothes are grandma chic. But celebs will wear anything with a designer label.

  7. liz March 5, 2014 at 2:24 pm #

    Rihanna is flawless as always.

  8. Amanda March 5, 2014 at 2:21 pm #

    I like Clé‎mence Poé‎sy and everything about Rihanna’s look except the shades. Dislike how Keira’s dress is giving the illusion of an impossibly small waist.

  9. Tania March 5, 2014 at 2:14 pm #

    Rihanna and Keira’s outfits are horrendous, they look like robots…
    Didn’t like any of the following looks either, they somehow look very dated.

  10. NG March 5, 2014 at 10:17 am #

    J’adore Rihanna. I am completely taken by her glamorous look with a bit of fun.

  11. Noemi March 5, 2014 at 8:49 am #

    Keira and Clemence, both chic and feminine.

  12. Iva March 5, 2014 at 8:09 am #

    I love Keira and Alicia.
    Anna Karenina all over again.

  13. Prudence March 5, 2014 at 6:55 am #

    Rihanna looks so much better when she is fully clothed.

  14. Caro Chanel March 5, 2014 at 6:45 am #

    I like them all except for Rihanna. She’s as bad as Gaga and Rita Ora. Vanessas hair is unexpected but I somehow like it, maybe because the outfit makes sure she doesn’t look like a housewife. I also like Keiras choice of shoes and Clémence overall look.

  15. Tracy March 5, 2014 at 4:01 am #

    J’adore Rihanna’s look. Chanel worn with sass.

  16. Nora March 5, 2014 at 3:32 am #

    Am I the only one that thinks these look hideous? Both look like robots with that weird waist–and Rihanna with those matching shoes? YUCK. looks like something a grandmother would wear.

    • Valeria March 5, 2014 at 5:00 am #

      You’re not alone. Never understood why everyone goes crazy for Chanel. Those who don’t look ridiculous (like Rihanna and Melanie) look boring. Clemence is as close as it can get to looking ok-but the strange fits of all these outfits make me question again why it’s so fashionable to spend money on Chanel when it doesn’t flatter a single woman shown above?

    • Agi March 5, 2014 at 9:26 am #


    • dee March 5, 2014 at 1:02 pm #

      +3. I think all these outfits are awful.

    • Vera March 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm #

      110% agree, Nora. I love tiny waists, but Keira looks like a female version of Asimo. That’s not high fashion, it’s just ridiculous.

    • Madkrakatoa March 5, 2014 at 5:22 pm #

      +4. It’s like watching I robot again

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  17. Christy March 5, 2014 at 2:56 am #

    Keira and Alicia are my favorites.

  18. Anj March 5, 2014 at 2:42 am #

    I know Keira is pear-shaped, but her waist doesn’t even look real!

    Clemence is the closest to looking okay, but again, Chanel fails to make anyone looks more than half-way decent.

  19. Markness March 5, 2014 at 1:38 am #

    I love Keira’s outfit but Jesus Christ, is her waits really that small? Or it’s just an illusion. In the photo, it looks like super small. But she looks gorgeous!

  20. SilentVisitor March 4, 2014 at 11:15 pm #

    Keira and Vanessa are my favorites.
    I also like Melanie’s look

    Rihanna succeeded in the almost impossible: cheapening a Chanel dress.

    • Eni March 5, 2014 at 6:48 am #

      + 1

  21. JC March 4, 2014 at 11:04 pm #

    I love Kiera’s outfit, but Rihanna’s skirt doesnt fit so well, especially at the buckel area and that bugs me

    • Christy March 5, 2014 at 2:55 am #

      I think it’s because she’s wearing a fanny pack.

  22. Rebecca Z March 4, 2014 at 10:48 pm #

    Riri and Kiera both look just adorable. It is a darling dress. Love the sneakers.

    • C March 8, 2014 at 1:42 pm #

      Am I the only one that is reminded on shanaynay from Martin when I see that dress. I’m all for high fashion but that dress is ugly Chanel or not.

  23. LOLA March 4, 2014 at 10:38 pm #

    Rihanna and Keira are wearing the spring 2013 couture collection and the others are wearing the Paris-Dallas collection.

    I love Rihanna and Alicia!

  24. Christine March 4, 2014 at 10:17 pm #

    Rihanna looks good! Love her look the most.

  25. Yeliz March 4, 2014 at 10:09 pm #

    Keira looks very lovely.

  26. Nat39 March 4, 2014 at 10:07 pm #

    Keira is my fave. The little purple dress on Rihanna is adorable but she ruined it with those ridiculous shades and sneakers.

  27. Valissa March 4, 2014 at 10:02 pm #

    This is a surprisingly stylish Frow! I love Keira, Clemence and rihanna. And call me crazy but Melanie looks great here too…I love her outfit and she wells it so well!

  28. Rafael March 4, 2014 at 9:57 pm #

    I don’t care if she’s not the most elegant or chic. She’s rocking the hell out of her outfit. Rihanna for life!!

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