Loco for Coco

It seems that cinema’s infatuation with Coco Chanel isn’t subsiding any time soon. Yet another biopic is on the horizon, this time focusing on the feisty designer’s tempestuous love affair with eccentric Russian composer Igor Stravinsky, whose ballet, The Rite of Spring, caused a near riot at its 1913 premiere in Paris. This latest production enlisted the help of Karl Lagerfeld himself, who not only opened the house archives and granted access to 31, rue Cambon, but also created a few special one-off pieces just for the film. Anna Mouglalis will be tackling the role of Mademoiselle, an incarnation that may finally banish the image of Shirley MacLaine in bouclé and tweed from our minds. Look for Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky in U.S. theaters in June. 


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