Chanel's Spring Summer 2012 collection was presented at the Grand Palais, Paris which was transformed into a stunning underwater world of coral, shells and seahorses.
Florence Welsh stood in a giant half shell like Botticelli's famous Venus where she performed throughout the catwalk.
The legendary Karl Lagerfeld was inspired by the processes of the sea and its ability to reshape forms over millions of years.
Lagerfeld said he wanted the collection to be light and in order to accomplish this, he used a lot of materials that were new to him and hard to define. The materials he chose made the collection shimmer like mother-of-pearl as the models floated down the catwalk. Furthering this theme pearls were strung around waists rather than belts and dotted through slicked back hair.
He was sure to include something recognisably Chanel in the form of tweed jackets, mille fueille pleats and dropped waists.
As usual he didn't fail to impress and provided fans with an ocean of beauty, as expected from the iconic brand!