V Magazine Revisits Its History With CHANEL Ahead Of Book Launch

A look back at some of our favorite moments celebrating the French fashion house.

Since issue 1, the house of CHANEL has been embedded in our DNA and become an important part of our publication’s history. In celebration of #THECHANELBOOK, an art and fashion book long time in the making that arrives on newsstands globally next week, V are walking down memory lane for a look back at some of the “greatest hits” of our history with the legendary French Maison! From capturing Creative Director Virginie Viard for V20 to Miss Dirty Martini taking over Coco Chanel’s apartment for V63, discover some of our many favorite stories below!

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Timeline of all the CHANEL covers in V’s History!


From V20 Nov/Dec 2002: “Karl & Co.”

Photography by Inez & Vinoodh

[Seen Here] Karl Lagerfeld & Virginie Viard


From V63 Spring Preview 2010: “COCO A GO-GO”

Photography by Karl Lagerfeld

Styling by Jacob K

[Seen Here] Miss Dirty Martini in Coco Chanel’s Rue Cambon Apartment


From V110 Winter 2017: “Cruising Along: Chanel’s Greecian Gaunt”

Photography by Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion by Amanda Harlech

[Seen Here] Grace Elizabeth & Luna Bijl

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