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Chanel director meets Korean stars at Seoul fashion show

  • Published : May 5, 2015 - 11:08
  • Updated : May 5, 2015 - 11:08

Luxury fashion house Chanel held its annual resort fashion show in Seoul on Monday evening, which was attended by a host of Korean and international stars.

Chanel's creative director Karl Lagerfeld posed for photos with K-pop stars Yoona and Choi Si-won, from groups Girls' Generation and Super Junior respectively.

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Karl Lagerfeld (right) poses with Korean actor-singer Choi Si-Won and K-pop singer Im Yoona (center) after the 2015-2016 Chanel resort collection in Seoul on Monday. (AP-Yonhap)
Other Korean celebrities who attended the show were actresses Park Shin-hye, Jung Ryeo-won and Han Ye-sul. Actor Lee Jong-suk and K-pop singers G-Dragon and Taeyang, from boy group Big Bang, also attended the event.

From abroad, U.S. actress Kristen Stewart, known for the "Twilight" fantasy film series, attended, as did British actress Tilda Swinton. Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen also watched the show from the front row, which she described as "a different perspective" to walking the runway.

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Karl Lagerfeld (right) poses with American actress Kristen Stewart after the fashion show. (AP-Yonhap)
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Karl Lagerfeld (left) poses with Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen after the fashion show. (AP-Yonhap)
Chanel held its resort fashion show at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in northern Seoul.

Lagerfeld was inspired by traditional South Korean dress for his colorful interseasonal line, which bridges the staple spring and fall fashion seasons.

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Karl Lagerfeld (center) poses with French actress and fashion model Alma Jodorowsky (left) and Taiwanese actress Guei Lun Mei. (AP-Yonhap)
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Models walk the runway during the presentation of the 2015-2016 Chanel resort collection in Seoul on Monday. (AP-Yonhap)
By Yoon Sarah (sarah356@heraldcorp.com)

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