Chanel is set to show its 2020/21 Cruise collection on the island of Capri in Italy on May 7 next year. This will be Artistic Director of Chanel, Virginie Viard‘s second collection for the Maison, following the passing of the late Karl Lagerfeld in February.
The cruise show in Capri will also will mark the first time Chanel is presenting a cruise line outside of Paris, where it’s been showing since 2016. The Chanel Cruise Collection 2020 was presented at the Grand Palais in a Le Riviera-inspired set back in May.
The first House to introduce an actual runway show for its cruise collection as a means of inspiring wanderlust, Chanel has presented resort collections in Saint-Tropez, Singapore, Venice, and Havana, Cuba.
“From the 1920s, Gabrielle Chanel offered her clients lightweight and comfortable designs for yachting, coastal resorts, spa towns and other various sunny destinations such as the Riviera and the Lido beaches of Venice,” Chanel said in a statement.