Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld has presented his designs for the upcoming Brahms-Schönberg Quartet ballet. The Creative Director of Chanel was approached by the ballet's choreographer and came back with specific designs after meticulously studying the performance routine along with the score. The result is an amalgamation of two periods that showcases the ethereal nature of the performance piece – think old-world corsets with modern stripes and checks.

Karl Lagerfeld Opera Bastille

Karl Lagerfeld Opera Bastille

The Brahms-Schönberg Quartet ballet will open at Opéra Bastille in Paris, on July 15.