Last night, all eyes were on Dallas as the nouveau riche home of the high end hosted fashion’s elite for Chanel’s latest Métiers d’Art a.k.a. Pre-Fall collection show. Everything is bigger in Texas, a sentiment which Karl Lagerfeld certainly shares, so what better place to host his latest extravaganza and announce Kristen Stewart as its face.
Though Stewart currently fronts Balenciaga’s Florobotanica fragrance campaign, Chanel has clearly courted her over the past few years, dressing the actress for red carpet events and hosting her at several shows. Known for her adherence to un-mussed style, she’s the perfect front for the Western-inspired collection. It’s also the perfect thing to lift her aesthetic association out of Twilight territory, placing it back where she belongs: On the Road.
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