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Chanel stage ‘cruise’ fashion collection in Cuba 2016

Posted on 06 May 2016 at 12:12pm

The leafy Prado path was converted to a runway for this show in which several celebrities participated including Gisele Bundchen, Tilda Swinton, Vin Diesel and Vanessa Paradis.

It was only last year that diplomatic relations between Cuba and USA restored and the reason Chanel’s designer Lagerfeld chose Cuba for his collection was the cultural diversity of this island country.

Diplomatic relations between the two neighboring countries established after an agreement “The Cuban Thaw” in December 2014 while Canada and Pope Francis played important role in this agreement.

After this agreement, western brands started their campaign in Cuba including catwalk fashion shows and Chanel became the first brand to do so.

Paseo del Prado…


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