Fashion industry muse and Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton has been selected by Karl Lagerfeld to be the face of Chanel’s 2012-2013 Metiers d’Art Paris-Edimbourg collection.
Photographed by Mr Lagerfeld himself, in a Renaissance castle near Chantilly in France, a sneak peek image from the campaign shoot shows Tilda sitting, clasping her knees, wearimg a stunning high-collar gown against the backdrop of an historic painting.
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In an interview, Mr Lagerfeld revealed: “Tilda perfectly embodies the Paris-Edimbourg collection.”
Adding: “She is of course Scottish, but more than that she is a modern woman, a timeless icon of elegance.”
We can’t wait to see the final campaign images.