Style maven Lianne Lam takes us along for the ride

Stylish BFF’s Lianne Lam and Emily Tang head to the City of Lights for Chanel's Fall/Winter 2017 Show, and we get the exclusive from the front row.

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Day 1: Arriving in Paris

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Paris, here we come! Emily and I have some quiet R&R in the cabin before a weekend of shows.

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We arrive at the Ritz with a warm welcome. The invitation for tomorrow’s show also arrives with a lovely bouquet of flowers and champagne.

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A quick afternoon tea before we head off for the day's activities. French pastries are simply too good to resist. 

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Emily and I visit the Lesage workshop. Maison Lesage has been in business since the 1920's, and has created some of the most beautiful embroidery work for the House of Chanel. 

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With the help of the Petites Mains, we even get to spin our very own tweed!


Day 2: Showtime

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Emily and I dress in our favourite Chanel outfits for the show. The Grand Palais has been transformed into a rocket launching pad, complete with a Chanel spaceship.

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Karl Lagerfeld and his godson, Hudson Kroenig, do the final walk together—so adorable. 


Day 3: A Visit to 31 Rue Cambon

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Our last day in Paris is packed with activities. Emily and I take a tour of Coco Chanel’s Rue Cambon apartment. Interestingly, she never spent the night in this flat—she used it to work, meet clients and entertain friends. I love the mirrored staircase that leads up to the third floor of the apartment.

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The first floor of the apartment is where Chanel used to hold her fashion show presentations in the 1930’s.

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Emily and I have lunch together in Coco Chanel’s intimate dining room. It's perhaps one of the most surreal experiences of this whole trip.

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Last but not least, we take a photo in Chanel’s famous living room. It was truly remarkable to see so much of the brand’s heritage in this beautiful space.


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