Chanel Design Known As The ‘devil Wears Prada’ Jacket Is Highlight Of Bonhams Online Fashion Sale

Bonhams presents Refined Style: The Wardrobe of a Mayfair Lady.

The online sale from 3rd to 14th June showcases a collection of 237 exquisite pieces, highlighting iconic brands such as Hermès and Chanel, including creations by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel and those by the current creative director, Virginie Viard. The selection also features stunning pieces from Christian Dior, Gucci, and Valentino.

Meg Randell, Bonhams Head of Designer Bags & Fashion, UK, commented: “The Refined Style: The Wardrobe of a Mayfair Lady online sale showcases best-in-class designs from the leading design houses including an exceptional collection of Hermès handbags, highlighting an individual with impeccable taste.”

One particularly noteworthy item is a Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel black wool double-breasted jacket from the cruise collection of 2005. Dubbed the ‘Devil Wears Prada’ jacket, it mirrors the style worn by Anne Hathaway’s character, Andrea Sachs, in the 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada. The jacket boasts a double-breasted design with black and ecru tweed trim to the base, pockets, and cuffs. Textured champagne gold CC buttons and notched lapels add to its allure, while a wire embroidered camellia and ‘Coco’ emblem grace the chest pocket. This timeless piece has been offered with an estimate of £800-1,200.


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