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Charlotte Casiraghi has been named Chanel’s Ambassador in a move that formalises her relationship with a brand she has had links to since she was a teen.
It is no great surprise that the granddaughter of Princess Grace has impeccable style and poise, nor is it a surprise that Chanel, a house she has had a long history with, has recognised those traits and asked that she become their newest brand ambassador for 2021.
Charlotte Casiraghi has been a Chanel fan since she was a teenager, trailing along to Chanel shows with her glamorous mother Princess Caroline, who was a muse and great friend of the iconic fashion house’s late creative director Karl Lagerfeld, sitting front and centre for the brand’s latest collections.
Now, she will be the focus of Chanel’s spring-summer 2021 ready-to-wear line from Virginie Viard. The photo shoots took place in Monaco at La Vigie, the house owned by Lagerfeld before his death and a place she has practically grown up in. Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin were behind the camera.
“It’s almost as if I was born with Chanel,” says Charlotte Casiraghi in the video that announced her appointment as ambassador and spokeswoman. “I think of photos of my mum, when she was pregnant with me, wonderful photos by Karl with her wearing Chanel.”
Her love of the brand extended to her 2019 wedding to Dimitri Rassam, where she wore a stunning strapless gown, much like the one worn by Grace Kelly in the classic French Riviera-based thriller, To Catch A Thief.
In addition to putting her obvious good looks to use, she will also be able to showcase her passion for literature and poetry by hosting a series of ‘literary salons’ called Literary rendezvous at rue Cambon, featuring public figures such as actors and writers being filmed talking about their favourite literary or historical figures or their own works.
The first of these meet ups will take place on 26th January and will be broadcast on social media.
Photo: Charlotte Casiraghi’s 2019 wedding, by FÉLIX DOL-JERSEY/PRINCE’S PALACE OF MONACO
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ACREW, a provider of professional development to superyacht captains and crew, has announced the opening of registrations for ACREW Monaco at La Rascasse during the Monaco Yacht Show. This year the entire venue and terraces will be dedicated to this networking and professional development event.
Having listened to captains and crew about the subjects that most concern them, ACREW says its team has designed “an exciting programme featuring one masterclass each day and several hands-on workshops”.
ACREW is inviting superyacht captains and crew to register for attendance. To celebrate the launch of its new app – “to track your travels and record nautical miles”– Bunker Buoy, the official ACREW Monaco Registrations Sponsor, will award prizes to crew who download their application.
The event has already generated significant interest and crew are advised to register interest for the masterclasses and workshops as places are limited.
ACREW also confirms that Warsash Superyacht Academy and MYBA are returning as supporting partners of ACREW Monaco. This year they will be joined by the Professional Yacht Association (PYA) who will run their annual PYA seminars from ACREW Monaco at La Rascasse.