We know Pharrell for many things but one thing we didn’t know, is that he is an actor too. Where he takes on a huge role in Chanel’s short film called “Reincarnation” starring him and Cara Delevingne. He plays as the elevator operator, and then is reincarnated into royalty as Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria. Chanel has released a teaser to the short film. The film, plays out an important moment in Chanel history.The moment when founder Coco Chanel saw the uniform of the elevator operator of the Austrian hotel where she vacationed in 1954 which brought upon the inspiration of the design of the iconic Chanel jacket. Check out the teaser below
Reincarnation is the title of the video-clip created and directed by Karl Lagerfeld to accompany the Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Métiers d’art collection to be shown on December 2nd, 2014 in Salzburg. This new short film was the perfect opportunity for Karl Lagerfeld to develop an artistic collaboration with Pharrell Williams, a close friend of the House and personal friend of the designer.