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Chanel’s Adventures in Dubai


Chanel Cruise 2015 Dubai

This morning, Karl Lagerfeld presented Chanel’s Cruise 2015 collection in Dubai. Prior to the show—where the audience included Freida Pinto, Dakota Fanning, and Tilda Swinton—photographer John Messinger captured the calm before the storm on his cell phone. See the peaceful moments here.

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Photo by John Messinger.

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Photo by John Messinger.

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On the road in Dubai. Photo by John Messinger.

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Moroccan caustic tile work. Photo by John Messinger.

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Not a bad place to crash. Photo by John Messinger.

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Dubai’s old quarters. Photo by John Messinger.

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The pool at the Park Hyatt. Photo by John Messinger.

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Photo by John Messinger.

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On the Dubai Creek. Photo by John Messinger.

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Moroccan caustic tile work. Photo by John Messinger.

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Bastakia Quarter. Photo by John Messinger.

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Bastakia Quarter. Photo by John Messinger.

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Photo by John Messinger.

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On the Dubai Creek. Photo by John Messinger.

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Vanessa Paradis and Karl Lagerfeld. Photo by John Messinger.

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Karl Lagerfeld.

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Guests filing into the venue.

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Partygoers.

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Sandro Kopp and Tilda Swinton.

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Looks from the runway.

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Princess Deena al-Juhani Abdulaziz.

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The venue.

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Charlotte Stockdale.

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Haya and Sama Abu Khadra.

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The outdoor tents.