Northern Women in Chanel
Fantastic fashion photography exhibition Northern Women in Chanel opened in Laboratory, an art gallery in Helsinki, Finland a few weeks ago. Photographers Peter Farago ja Ingela Klemetz Farago shot the most popular models of Nordic countries and around Baltic during 2010 and 2011, and the models were dressed only in what else but Chanel. The collection of photos consists of 87 photos, featuring the latest Chanel fashion both Haute Couture and from the Prét-á-Porter collections created by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel as well as the brand’s Fine Jewelry and Beauty creations. Thanks to Faragos’ sense of the pictorial, these photographs not only celebrate the fascinating designs they record, but also produce sensational reinventions, demonstrating how fashion, photography and art can come together.
Finnish super models included in the Northern Women in Chanel include Suvi Koponen and Kirsi Pyrhönen. Other Scandic beauties represented in this exhibition include Freja Beha Erichsen, Helena Christensen, Iselin Steiro, Louise Pedersen, Edita Vilkeviciute, Sigrid Ågren, Frida Gustavsson, Siri Tollerod, Caroline Winberg and Dorothea Barth Jörgense.
The Northern Women in Chanel is a traveling photography exhibition as well as a stylish book. The proceeds of the book go for Save the Children -organization. The book is available at Farago Publishing and Clic Gallery.
Photos: Peter Farago ja Ingela Klemetz Farago