May 28, 2011

Turkish Delight

It may be a mind-boggling twenty-eight centuries old; it may still be outside of the EU; and it may have an average temperature of 28* in summer, but Istanbul has officially never been hotter.

Much has been made recently of the bubbling up of this exotic East-meets-West city from historic site to bona fide hip and happening hotspot (see Paula Reed’s top addresses for the city here) but now something has happened to confirm the city’s stellar status: the Chanel juggernaut has landed.

Last night Chanel held a glittering show of its Byzantium-inspired pre-fall collection in the opulent rooms of the Ciragan Palace on the Bosphorus. Lagerfeld lovely Kirsten Dunst was in attendance, where she joined a host of VIP guests in reclining on luscious Oriental divans to view the show.

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