Chanel's Dubai Cruise 2014/15 show venue is revealed
The Karl carnival is coming to town
It's been an exciting time for the city of Dubai lately, following the Expo 2020 bid win announcement and the first Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience, and as recently revealed by Buro 24/7 Middle East, the city is set to welcome another huge fashion event in the shape of Chanel's Cruise 2014/15 collection show, on May 13.
Today, the house has revealed that the presentation will be held at The Island – situated 650 metres off the coast – a stone's throw from the heart of the city. Guests will be invited at 6pm to the invitation only event, viewing the show at sunset against the backdrop of the city's futuristic skyline.
Since the year 2000, the fashion house's shows have been travelling around the world – from Paris to New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Venice, Saint Tropez, Cap d'Antibes, Versailles, Edinburgh, Singapore and Dallas.
In reference to it's next stop in Dubai, Chanel has released a statement calling the city, "A futuristic megalopolis of the 21st century, an ever-developing Emirate and a crossroads of civilisations between Europe and Asia.
This dynamic and multicultural city that inspires travel and evokes the spirit of Cruise is also the perfect setting for the show that will be held on May 13th 2014 in the presence of Karl Lagerfeld."