The
Coromandel
Legend

The famed love affair which inspired a lifelong infatuation with an object – Coromandel screens.

Scenes of flora and fauna, landscapes of places afar, etched into Chinese lacquer find life anew as the inspiration behind head designer Patrice Laguereau’s 10th anniversary high jewelry collection for Chanel.

The
Coromandel
Legend

The famed love affair which inspired a lifelong infatuation with an object – Coromandel screens.

Scenes of flora and fauna, landscapes of places afar, etched into Chinese lacquer find life anew as the inspiration behind head designer Patrice Laguereau’s 10th anniversary high jewelry collection for Chanel.

The
Coromandel
Legend

The famed love affair which inspired a lifelong infatuation with an object – Coromandel screens.

Scenes of flora and fauna, landscapes of places afar, etched into Chinese lacquer find life anew as the inspiration behind head designer Patrice Laguereau’s 10th anniversary high jewelry collection for Chanel.

The
Coromandel
Legend

The famed love affair which inspired a lifelong infatuation with an object – Coromandel screens.

Scenes of flora and fauna, landscapes of places afar, etched into Chinese lacquer find life anew as the inspiration behind head designer Patrice Laguereau’s 10th anniversary high jewelry collection for Chanel.

CLIENT: Chanel
DIRECTOR: Tracy Doyle
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Brendan Stumpf 
IMAGE & PRODUCTION: Gabriel Lopes
CAMERA ASSISTANT: Gregoire Albertini
SET DESIGN: Pierre Glanddier
1st LIGHTING ASSISTANT: Edouard Boutinaud
2nd LIGHTING ASSISTANT: Céciel Burban
COLOR GRADE: The Mill
Special thank you to the Patrimoine de Chanel.
 

 

"When I look at this screen in the evening, I see doors opening and horsemen going out riding."

– GABRIELLE CHANEL

"When I look at this screen in the evening, I see doors opening and horsemen going out riding."

– GABRIELLE CHANEL

"When I look at this screen in the evening, I see doors opening and horsemen going out riding."

– GABRIELLE CHANEL

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NAVIGATING COROMANDEL:

Users have the option to either: swap chapters by hovering and choosing the desired section which appears below the storybook icon; or by entering the full-screen navigation which provides them with clear, more detailed chapter titles

NAVIGATING COROMANDEL:

Users have the option to either: swap chapters by hovering and choosing the desired section which appears below the storybook icon; or by entering the full-screen navigation which provides them with clear, more detailed chapter titles

CHAPTER NAVIGATION:

Meant to mimic the panels of a Coromandel screen, once inside a chapter, users are taken through the story horizontally. They can either navigate using the arrows located on either side of the browser or with the arrows on their keyboard. 

CHAPTER NAVIGATION:

Meant to mimic the panels of a Coromandel screen, once, inside a chapter, users are taken through the story horizontally. They can either navigate using the arrows located on either side of the browser or with the arrows on their keyboard. 

CHAPTER NAVIGATION:

Meant to mimic the panels of a Coromandel screen, once inside a chapter, users are taken through the story horizontally. They can either navigate using the arrows located on either side of the browser or with the arrows on their keyboard. 

CHAPTER NAVIGATION:

Meant to mimic the panels of a Coromandel screen, once, inside a chapter, users are taken through the story horizontally. They can either navigate using the arrows located on either side of the browser or with the arrows on their keyboard. 

CHAPTER NAVIGATION:

Meant to mimic the panels of a Coromandel screen, once, inside a chapter, users are taken through the story horizontally. They can either navigate using the arrows located on either side of the browser or with the arrows on their keyboard. 

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It is here that we are reminded 
that while she died a legend, 
she lived very much as a woman — 
creating, collecting, defying, loving.

It is here that we are reminded 
that while she died a legend, 
she lived very much as a woman — 
creating, collecting, defying, loving.