Top model Cara Delevingne (22) and superstar Pharrell Williams (41) hatched a new Chanel short film in the historical role of the legendary emperor pair Sisi (d. 61) and Francis (d. 86) of Austria-Hungary. Now, the nearly eight-minute fashion film “Pure Carnation” was released.
Tonight, the “Metiers d’ art show’ eagerly awaited will be presented by Chanel in Salzburg Schloss Leopoldskron. Already on Monday evening was the hand-picked audience in the historic St. Peter’s Stifskeller deals with the short film “Pure Carnation” Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams look in the main roles.
The idea behind the video
The film recounts an episode from the life of Coco Chanel (d. 88), played by Hollywood star Geraldine Chaplin (70), who in 1954 was the summer holidays in Salzburg. Here, the fashion designer in a uniform jacket of a lift boys fell – a short time later the page jacket inspired by her newly became world famous. “It was time to show the origins of the Tweed jacket which is inspired by a hotel boy”, as Karl Lagerfeld (81), who was responsible for the film.
The history of the FIMS
Pharrell Williams plays this elevator boy with the famous jacket, Cara Delevingne is a waitress at the hotel. And where is the link to Sisi and Franz? In the hotel, two pictures on the wall of the Imperial couple. The paintings of Sisi and Franz, who look exactly like Cara and pharell, come to life at midnight. Both dance to the song “CC the World” (CC sounds like Sisi), which comes from Pharrell. “For the cast of the film there was no second choice”, so Karl Lagerfeld.
The film is a hit not only with Pharrell Williams musically, but also visually. All the actors in the film are dressed from head to toe in Chanel. Only the Dirndls carrying Cara Delevingne, comes from the Austrian Tracht label Gabriel.