paris - byzance

Paris - Byzance show
December 7th 2010
Rue Cambon, Paris, France

Images via Simly Seductive

The Byzantine Empire, one centered around the capital of Constantinople, ruled by emperors, inhabited by the powerful, the cultured and the prevailing. With gorgeous colours and hints of gold Karl Lagerfeld has yet again created an extraordinary collection.
The Empress Theodora, from the early 6th century was the creative muse for Lagerfeld, who noted that Theodora, first a circus performer before becoming Empress, shared a similar unusual destiny as Coco Chanel.