Cara and Pharrell for Chanel: The teaser

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Chanel has given us a preview of the forthcoming project starring Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams-and it looks as though the model has been transformed into a modern day Cinderella, with Williams as her Prince Charming. The pair, posing as Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sisi) and Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, feature in a film directed by Karl Lagerfeld, to be unveiled during the Metiers d'Art show in Salzburg, Austria, on 2 December.

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The film, Reincarnation, will pay homage to the iconic Chanel jacket and is set to an original song composed and performed by Williams, CC The World. Both the singer and the model will also appear in the accompanying campaign imagery for the Metiers d'Art collection.

Cara and Pharrell for Chanel
"It was time to show the origins of the Chanel jacket, inspired by the one worn by the lift attendant in a hotel near Salzburg in the 1950s," says Lagerfeld. "Reincarnation is the story of a lift attendant's jacket being reincarnated as a timeless piece of women's wear."

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It's reported that six-year-old Chanel favourite Hudson Kroenig also appears in the film, alongside Geraldine Chaplin as Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel. The story follows a chapter in the life of the legendary designer, who is holidaying in the suburbs of Salzburg in 1954. At her hotel she meets a young lift-boy played by Williams.

Pharrell Williams Chanel
"None of this would have been possible without Pharrell Williams, Cara Delevingne and Geraldine Chaplin," adds Lagerfeld. "It's the perfect cast. Pharrell is a genius and Geraldine at her best in the role of Gabrielle Chanel in the year of her comeback."

A veritable fashion fairy tale-if this is any indication as to what the show has in store, guests at the Salzburg spectacular are in for a treat.

Watch the teaser below.



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