The Chanel fashion shows of the 1990s have left an everlasting imprint on the fashion industry. Launching and facilitating the careers of the supermodels that took over the world, including the likes of Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Kate Moss and Cindy Crawford, to name just a few. Here’s a throwback to our favorite supermodels walking the runway for Chanel in the 1990s.
After becoming the creative director of Chanel in 1983, Karl Lagerfeld quickly set about revolutionizing the fashion scene of the 1980s. A deliberately realistic elegance and a perfect evolution of the style already defined by Coco Chanel went hand-in-hand with the clothing. Every piece created by Lagerfeld at this time masterfully captured the energy of the decade. Take a look back at some of his most memorable pieces from the 1980s in these vintage photographs.