The visionary duo containing of photographer Peter Farago and stylist Ingela Klemetz-Farago, has as part of a unique collaboration with CHANEL during 2010/2011, created full fashion stories featuring 45 of the most sought-after supermodels from the Nordic and Baltic countries.
Freja Beha Erichsen, Helena Christensen, Filippa Hamilton, Louise Pedersen, Carmen Kass, Frida Gustavsson, Kirsi Pyrhonen, Suvi Koponen, Ginta Lapina, Edita Vilkeviciute, Siri Tollerød, Caroline Brasch Nielsen, Egle Tvirbutaite, Dorothea Barth Jörgensen, Giedre Dukauskaite, Agnete Hegelund, Amanda Nørgaard, Julija Steponaviciute, Rasa Žukauskaite, Jenny Sinkaberg, Caroline Winberg, Sunniva Stordal, Elin Skoghagen, Josephine Skriver, Ieva Laguna, Inguna Butane, Dovile Viršilaite, Elsa Sylvan, Hanna Rundlöf, Ilda Lindqvist, Johanna Jonsson, Julia Hafström, Linn Arvidsson, Linnea Regnander, Malin Persson, Katlin Aas, Kelli Lumi, Tiiu Kuik, Mimmi Söderström, Mona Johannesson, Sara Blomqvist, Theres Alexandersson, Vicky Andrén, Sigrid Agren & Iselin Steiro, are all featured in this epic book.
The images of these remarkable women allow us to take an exclusive and intimate insight into the significant past and present Haute Couture and Prêt-à-Porter collections created by CHANEL.
Thanks to Farago’s sense of the pictorial, these photographs not only celebrate the fascinating designs they record, but also produce sensational reinventions, demonstrating how fashion, photography and art can come together. Furthermore the series of images are accompanied by a preface by Karl Lagerfeld in celebration of these Northern heroines.
This exquisite collection of photographs containing no less then 384 pages is limited to 2112 copies world wide, each numbered.
NORTHERN WOMEN IN CHANEL will be available thru Farago Publishing from the 1 july 2011.