Chanel Haute Couture Week: Spring 2018

When you think of Paris Fashion week -- and more specifically, Paris Haute Couture Week -- there's one designer who reigns supreme: Chanel.

Monday's show embodied all that the leading French couture house has to offer: Lush gardens, dancing fountains, succulent roses. It was a show that replicated the Parisian aura, topped off with Karl Lagerfeld's classic and intricate creations. 

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PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 23: Kaia Gerber walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 23: A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
A model walks the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France.
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 23: Hudson Kroenig (L) and a model walk the runway during the Chanel Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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It began with models dressed in Chanel's recognizable tweed suits sashaying down the runway, followed by light tulle evening wear.

Making her couture debut was 16-year-old Kaia Gerber, complete in a voluminous pink pastel minidress with detailed beading and French veil. It was her third appearance with Chanel as mom Cindy Crawford cheered her on. 

Of course, it was these gowns, complete with complicated beading, pastel-colored chiffon ensembles and a dabble in metallic creations that sang Chanel. The last look, which was accompanied by Lagerfeld's godson Hudson Kroenig, featured an elaborate bridal tux, complete with a button-down bodice, feathered skirt and white pants. 

"It was a sly demonstration that the unabashedly pretty could also be liberating...In case there was any doubt about who he thought was going to wear the pants, going forward," wrote the New York Times about the look.

Related: Kaia and mom Cindy Crawford

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Kaia Gerber and mom Cindy Crawford
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Cindy Crawford and daughter Kaia (Photo by Arun Nevader/FilmMagic)
Cindy Crawford and her daughter Kaia (in her lap) joined childhood cancer survivors during Childrens Hospital Los Angeles' 11th Annual 'Celebrate Life' day at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 11, 2005. Several hundred cancer survivors - from i
Cindy Crawford and her daughter Kaia (in her lap) joined childhood cancer survivors during Childrens Hospital Los Angeles' 11th Annual 'Celebrate Life' day at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 11, 2005. Several hundred cancer survivors - from infants to adults- were reunited with their doctors and nurses from the hospital's Childrens Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases. (Photo by Bob Riha Jr/WireImage)
ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 05: Model Cindy Crawford and her children Kaia (L) and Presley arrive at Miley Cyrus' 'Sweet 16' birthday celebration benefiting Youth Service America at Disneyland on October 5, 2008 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BELLE PICTURES/�2008 RAMEY PHOTO NO FRANCE, NO GERMANY EXCLUSIVE! MAILBU, CA, 10/25/08 Supermodel Cindy Crawford wearing a hat and a pair of shorts and picking up her 7 year-old daughter Kaya after a soccer practice. JMI (Photo by Philip Ramey/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 26: Rande Gerber, Cindy Crawford and their children Kaia and Presley Gerber attend the LA Mission And Anne Douglas Center's Thanksgiving Meal For The Homeless on November 26, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/WireImage)
�2010 RAMEY PHOTO NO SPAIN, NO ITALY Los Angeles, May 22, 2010 CINDY CRAWFORD with her husband, RANDE GERBER and their kids, PRESLEY WALKER (11) and KAIA JORDAN (9), enjoy a beautiful California day out at the Malibu Country Mart. PGpg68 (Photo by Philip Ramey/Corbis via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 12: Actress/model Cindy Crawford (C) and children Presley Gerber (L) and Kaia Gerber (R) attend an 'Alex's Lemonade Stand' event benefitting children's cancer research at Madame Tussauds Hollywood on June 12, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED, MEXICO - JANUARY 03: Cindy Crawford (2nd from L) and Rande Gerber (2nd from R) with their children Kaia Gerber(L) and Presley Gerber(R) on January 3, 2011 Mexico. (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - MAY 07: Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford arrive with childern Presley Walker Gerber (R) and Kaia Jordan Gerber (L) for the City of Hope honoring Shelli And Irving Azoff with the 2011 Spirit of Life award at Universal Studios Hollywood on May 7, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images For City of Hope)
Cindy Crawford, Rande Gerber, Presley Gerber and Kaia Gerber attend the Broadway Opening Night for 'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark' at Foxwoods Theatre on June 14, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: (L-R) Presley Gerber, entrepreneur Rande Gerber, model Cindy Crawford, Kaia Gerber and guest attend the premiere of 'IRIS - A Journey Through the World of Cinema' By Cirque du Soleil at Kodak Theatre on September 25, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 17: (L-R) Host Dylan Lauren, Cindy Crawford and daughter Kaia Crawford attend Dylan's Candy Bar Candy Girl Collection LA launch event at Dylan's Candy Bar on May 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Dylan's Candy Bar)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 05: (L-R) Kaia Gerber, Rande Gerber, Cindy Crawford and Presley Gerber attend the 'The Hospital In The Sky' New York special screening at New York Historical Society on February 5, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 12: Models Kaia Jordan Gerber (L) and Cindy Crawford attend VH1's 'Barely Famous' premiere screening and party at The London Hotel on March 12, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for VH1)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 09: (L-R) Rande Gerber, model Cindy Crawford, Kaia Gerber, and Presley Gerber attend the premiere of Disney's 'Tomorrowland' at AMC Downtown Disney 12 Theater on May 9, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 09: Model Cindy Crawford and daughter Kaia Gerber arrive for the Premiere Of Disney's 'Tomorrowland' held at AMC Downtown Disney 12 Theater on May 9, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Kaia Jordan Gerber visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on November 4, 2015 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Kaia Jordan Gerber (L) and Cindy Crawford visit 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on November 4, 2015 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Model Kaia Gerber and Cindy Crawford are seen on November 04, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/GC Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 04: (L-R) Model Kaia Jordan Gerber, businessman Rande Gerber, and Cindy Crawford attend a book party in honor of 'Becoming' by Cindy Crawford, hosted by Bill Guthy And Greg Renker, at Eric Buterbaugh Floral on December 4, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Cindy Crawford, Rande Gerber and their daughter Kaia Jordan Gerber are seen on June 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Wilbur/Star Max/GC Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 31: Actress Kaia Gerber (L) and model Cindy Crawford attend the premiere of Lifetime's 'Sister Cities' at Paramount Theatre on August 31, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Lifetime)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS, SPECIAL RATES APPLY) Models Kaia Gerber (L) and Cindy Crawford attend the The Daily Front Row's 4th Annual Fashion Media Awards at Park Hyatt New York on September 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Kaia Gerber and Cindy Crawford are seen on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
MALIBU, CA - MAY 13: Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber attend Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber host Best Buddies Mother's Day Brunch in Malibu, CA sponsored by David Yurman on May 13, 2017 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for David Yurman)
MALIBU, CA - MAY 13: Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber attend Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber host Best Buddies Mother's Day Brunch in Malibu, CA sponsored by David Yurman on May 13, 2017 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for David Yurman)
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 22: Kaia Gerber and Cindy Crawford attend theVogue Italia 'The New Beginning' Party during Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 on September 22, 2017 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 25: Models Kaia Gerber and her mother Cindy Crawford are seen on September 25, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 29: Kaia Gerber and Cindy Crawford attend 'Her Time' Omega Photocall as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2018 on September 29, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 27: Kaia Gerber and Cindy Crawford attend Casamigos Halloween Party on October 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Casamigos Tequila)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber are seen at LAX on January 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by starzfly/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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